American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)


President Obama Signs Two Key Industry-Supported Trade Measures into Law

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Washington--President Barack Obama today signed two important trade measures into law – the Trade Preferences Extension Act of … [Read more...]

Finally: Senate Approves TPA to the Pleasure of the President, Retailers

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Washington—In the words of NRF President/CEO Matthew Shay today, “it’s refreshing to see Congress finally put good policy ahead of … [Read more...]

Retailers, Trade Associations Applaud TPA Vote in the House

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Washington—Retailers and industry trade associations today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a new Trade … [Read more...]

AAFA Releases 16th Edition of Restricted Substances List

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel and Footwear Association released this week its 16th edition of the Restricted Substance List … [Read more...]

Retailers, Shippers Welcome Introduction of PORTS Act

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Washington—–In the aftermath of the West Coast port slowdown—which affected many retailers’ costs in the recent holiday … [Read more...]

Retail Trade Groups Applaud U.S. Senate Passage of TPA

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Washington—U.S. retail trade associations joined in a chorus of thanks yous to the U.S. Senate which last week passed the Trade … [Read more...]

Leading Trade Groups Announce 4th Annual “Imports Work” Week May 11-15

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Washington–A leading group of business associations, think tanks, and scholars today announced the fourth annual “Imports Work … [Read more...]

Cynthia Rowley Accepts Designer of the Year Award with Hilarious Video

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Cynthia Rowley may have won the Fashion Designer of the Year at last night's star-studded American Apparel & Footwear (AAFA) … [Read more...]

AAFA Hosts Strategic Sourcing, Customs & Logistics Conference

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Arlington, Va.--Hot topics on sourcing trends, customs policies, logistics challenges and global expansion are on the agenda next … [Read more...]

West Coast Ports Resolution? AAFA Issues Statement

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The West Coast ports issues isn't done yet, but a new recommendation aims to normalize operations. Delegates attending the … [Read more...]

AAFA Names New Board Members

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association, today announced 10 new members to serve on its Board of … [Read more...]

Retailers Welcome West Coast Port Contract Agreement—Finally!

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Los Angeles—The 29 West Coast Ports, which account for most of the incoming Asian container imports, were back to a semblance of … [Read more...]