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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 week at the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s (AAFA) Strategic Sourcing, Customs, and Logistics Integration Conference in Washington, D.C., held April 13-15, 2015. The conference, which begins April 13, draws sourcing executives …

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AAFA Releases 2014 Apparel, Shoe Statistics

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) released last week its ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats 2014 reports, which provide a snapshot of the U.S. apparel and footwear industry market trends for 2013. ApparelStats and ShoeStats examine the yearly business and trade information related to U.S. consumption, production, employment, imports, and retail prices. “The industry …

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AAFA Publishes 15th Edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List

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Arlington, VA – The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) today published the fifteenth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, travel goods, home textiles, and other fashion accessories.  The updated RSL was released in conjunction with AAFA’s International Product Safety, Worker Safety, and Supply Chain Compliance …

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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 association executive and lobbyist, will join the association on July 1 as president and chief executive officer. Bringing more than 25 years of experience on Capitol Hill and in the White House, Duggan will …