American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)


AAFA Lobbies to Protect First Sale Rule

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Arlington, VA--The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is urging U.S. Customs not to proceed with proposed changes to … [Read more...]

Apparel and Footwear Executives Lobby for Trade

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) brought more than two dozen apparel, footwear, and retail … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Must Reads

Businessweek cover story this week on Dov Charney

 New York—Controversy was the name of the game this week. What with renegade ex-CEO Dov Charney in a deal that … [Read more...]

AAFA Urges U.S. to Consider Legwear Concerns in TPP

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Arlington, VA--The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is urging the United States to consider the legwear … [Read more...]

AAFA Names New President/CEO

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Washington–The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) said Friday that Juanita D. Duggan, an experienced trade … [Read more...]

AAFA Publishes Updated Restricted Substances List

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Arlington, VA—The 14th edition of The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Restricted Substances List (RSL), … [Read more...]

CPSC Delays Final Rule on Certificates of Compliance

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Washington—Responding to written requests from 32 trade associations as well as 58 public comments raising issues, the Consumer … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

Clover leaf ball gown, 1953 from Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Charles James: Beyond Fashion."

New York--This week was chock full of interesting, useful information if you were paying attention, that is.In a special … [Read more...]

AAFA Bows Database for U.S.-Made Manufacturing

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Arlington, VA—It just got a whole lot easier to find apparel and footwear companies that produce domestically.The American … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Not-to-Miss News

In its latest quarterly report, Coach disappointed shareholders with more falling sales in North America.

New York—There are only 8 shopping days left till Mother’s Day and if retailers play their cards right—luring in Millennials—then … [Read more...]

Ruthie Davis Wins AAFA Footwear Designer of the Year

Designer Ruthie Davis (right) poses on the red carpet with Ashanti at the American Image Awards.

New York—New York shoe designer Ruthie Davis received the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) awarded Footwear … [Read more...]

Defense Dept. to Offer Made-in-USA Footwear to All Soldiers

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Arlington, VA - American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Executive Vice President Steve Lamar today welcomed the … [Read more...]