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Creatively Sourcing Fabric

In some areas, sourcing good fabric can be…difficult. Outside of big box stores, I don’t have much to choose from locally (with the exception of Needle Nook, a great little fabric shop in East Wichita, and a couple quilt shops.) … 468 more words


IT Recruitment – Are Companies Walking Their Talk?

Social hiring, employer branding, using AI, online assessment tools, creative hiring, proactively building hiring pipeline based on forecast, X-ray search … the list of hot topics being discussed by HR and Talent Acquisition professionals is very long. 792 more words


Risky Business

Consultancies are in a feeding frenzy, throwing gasoline on the fires of RISK.  A couple of data breaches goes a long way toward fueling the risk-mitigation industry.   66 more words


Sourcing your online business.

Drop shipping and affiliate marketing

week was an interesting week with great discussions about sourcing your
internet company. In other words,
finding a broker, manufacturer, or wholesaler who will supply you with product… 170 more words

U.S. Apparel Retailers’ Shifting Sourcing Strategy for “Made in China” under the Shadow of the Tariff War

The full article is available HERE

Key findings:

First, U.S. fashion brands and retailers are sourcing less from China, particularly in quantity. Notably, the number of “Made in China” apparel newly launched to the market had significantly dropped from 26,758 SKUs in the first quarter of 2018 to only 8,352 SKUs in the first quarter of 2019 . 308 more words

International Trade

U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry is NOT Immune to the U.S.-China Tariff War

The full article is available HERE

This article tries to evaluate the potential impact of the U.S.-China tariff war on the U.S. textile and apparel (T&A) industry, including manufacturing and related trade activities. 565 more words