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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 the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), the Canadian Apparel Federation (CAF), the National Retail Federation (NRF), the Retail Council of Canada (RCC), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), and the U.S. Fashion Industry …

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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 reports, serving as snapshots of the U.S. apparel and footwear industry market trends for 2012. ApparelStats and ShoeStats examine the latest business and trade information related to U.S. consumption, production, employment, imports and retail …

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Research Analyst: Holiday Retail “Could Be the Most Challenging” Ever

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Charleston, SC—While most recent holiday sales estimates predicted a tougher holiday retail season that previously expected, the latest from America’s Research Group (ARG) found that wary, budget-conscious consumers are struggling this year even more than believed and will be scrutinizing sales more than ever. According to ARG surveys: ●33% of …