Apparel Sourcing Intelligence - Worldwide

6th October 2018

The “more inclusive” American Apparel: different DNA, same jeans?

They say:"a celebration of diversity and inclusivity".  But one jean only goes only up to a size 32,  though the average American woman is a 38 .

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15th January 2014

Greenpeace childrenswear focus tries to shame more brands into Detox campaign

Greenpeace launched a "Little Monsters" fairy tale, detailing hazardous chemicals in children's clothes, as its latest weapon to shame more brands into signing the Detox Challenge. A survey, describing 82...

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17th March 2011

American Apparel strikes deal with creditors

T-shirt manufacturer and retailer American Apparel finally amended its credit agreement with British private equity firm Lion Capital on February 17. The agreement calls for American Apparel to maintain a...

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20th March 2009

Can China’s data be right?

There are two big mysteries about the state of the Chinese clothing and textile industry at present.One is the bizarre fact that, while 99.9999% of Chinese are frantic they're not...

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