American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)


Bipartisan Congressional Group Urges Changes in Apparel Rules in TPP Talks

TPP Talks

Washington–As the latest round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks continue in Lima, Peru this week, 30 members of the … [Read more...]

Trade Groups Applaud As Obama Signs 3 Free Trade Agreements

President Obama with President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea during Lee’s State Visit last week. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Washington--President Barack Obama signed off today on three long-standing free trade agreements, deals with South Korea, Colombia … [Read more...]

ShoeStats 2011: Footwear Sales Rebound

Women's Footwear

Arlington,VA—U.S. footwear business is indeed taking a step in the right direction.In its annual ShoeStats released this week, … [Read more...]

AAFA Supports Affordable Footwear Act

AAFA Logo

Arlington, VA—New proposed federal legislation would eliminate tariffs on about 60% of the footwear important into the United … [Read more...]

Study: Rising Salaries, Career Moves Ahead for Fashion, Retail Professionals

sales associates

New York--Higher salaries, job mobility, and a strong emphasis on "quality of life" benefits are redefining the job market in … [Read more...]

William Rast Named Brand of the Year

William Rast line

Los Angeles--William Rast, the "New America" denim culture brand, founded by Justin Timberlake in 2005, will be recognized by the … [Read more...]

Retailers vs Manufacturers Over China Currency Bill

China Currency

Washington—While The House of Representatives’ 348 to 79 vote Wednesday in favor of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act has … [Read more...]

China Currency Bill Divides Textiles, Apparel Groups

China Currency

Washington--China currency legislation being considered by Congress has divided textile makers and apparel importers over its … [Read more...]

Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

CFDA/AAFA

New York--Amended legislation that will provide three years of copyright protection to "unique and original" fashion designs has … [Read more...]

Facts About Fashion Fakes

Counterfeit Bags

Arlington, VA--To mark the 10th anniversary of World Intellectual Property Day this week, the American Apparel & Footwear … [Read more...]

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