American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)


Trade Groups Support Expanded Imports in Sub-Saharan Africa

Left to Right: ACTIF Chairman Jaswinder Bedi, USAID Principal Advisor for Africa Oren Whyche-Shaw, and AAFA Executive Vice President Steve Lamar shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding.

Washington—Building on the momentum of President Obama's Trade Africa initiative, a new trade alliance will promote Africa as a … [Read more...]

Trade Associations Urge End of Cambodian Unrest

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Arlington, VA—The six leading North American trade associations representing apparel and footwear brands and retailers, including … [Read more...]

AAFA Releases ApparelStats, ShoeStats 2013 Reports

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) today released its ApparelStats 2013 and ShoeStats 2013 … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Items to Read

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

New York—As we enter the final stretch of the holiday season, retailers may be keeping track of how many shoppers enter their … [Read more...]

AAFA Welcomes Bill to Add Travelgoods to Duty Benefit

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has welcomed a new measure which would make U.S. imports of … [Read more...]

After 108 Years, The Hosiery Association to Shutter

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Charlotte, NC—Faced with global expansion in manufacturing and consolidation among hosiery companies, The Hosiery Association … [Read more...]

Senate Introduces Affordable Footwear Act

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Arlington, VA - The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) welcomed today’s U.S. Senate introduction of the Affordable … [Read more...]

AAFA Promotes Fashion Industry’s Positive Economic Impact

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Arlington, VA—The political stalemate that’s existed in Washington for several years—one that’s growing worse weekly—is likely to … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Web Articles Not to Miss

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New York—The really big news in fashion all seemed to be coming out of Paris this week. Looking fresh on the runways were new … [Read more...]

AAFA Updates Restricted Substances List

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Arlington, VA—In the quest to make it easier for manufacturers of apparel, accessories and footwear to maintain a "safer and more … [Read more...]

AAFA Urges Congress to Pass Trade Bill to Aid U.S. Manufacturers

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) joined a chorus of U.S. trade groups today urging Congress to … [Read more...]

Study: Imports Lower Consumer Prices While Creating U.S. Jobs

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Washington—To coincide with “Imports Work Week” May 6 to 10, several U.S. trade associations released a new study that shows how … [Read more...]

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