- Retailers ask White House to leave rule of origin as is. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/16/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 54, p10
Reports on the letter sent by a group of major retailers in the United States to US Trade Representative Mickey Kantor asking the federal government to drop its support for the proposed change in the rule of origin for apparel. Similar letters sent to Congressional leaders and to White House...
- 807 apparel imports to U.S. up 8.5% in half. Ostroff, Jim // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/19/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 55, p19
Reports that American apparel imports from Caribbean nations under 807 programs rose by 8.5% during the first six months of 1994. Production increases in El Salvador, Honduras and Jamaica; Data from the Commerce Department's Office of Textiles and Apparel; Shares of large 807 program shippers.
- Pride versus profits: Italian makers confront offshore production. Forden, Sara Gay // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/18/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 51, p1
Reports on the implications of the decline in the demand for designer clothes made in Italy. Percentage of clothes produced abroad; Increasing prices of raw materials; Increasing competition from other countries; Quality of Italian workmanship; Relocation of sourcing; Problems in the production...
- Export break seen in Japan's reforms. Furukawa, Tsukasa // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/7/1998, Vol. 175 Issue 3, p18
Focuses on the import-export apparel market of Japan for 1998 in light of the currency crisis in Asia. Liberalization of trade control laws; Terms of current import-export law; Establishment of dollar shops by some supermarkets; Concern of banking industry on impact of the deregulation of the...
- Apparel exports continue to rise. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/29/1995, Vol. 170 Issue 40, Focus on Italy p7
Reports on the increase in Italy's textile and apparel exports to the in the first six months of 1995 due to a favorable exchange rate. Italy's trade balance with the United States; Weak domestic consumption; Data issued by the ISTAT national statistics institute.
- Apparel imports decline 1.7 percent in November. Ostroff, Jim // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/9/1996, Vol. 171 Issue 28, p11
Reports on the decline in apparel imports in November 1995. Weakness of demand for clothes; Percentage decrease in imports; Previous months which showed a decline; Apparel imports for the first eleven months of 1995; Foreign apparel sources.
- NY gripe: Regional schedules. Feitelberg, Rosemary; Williamon, Rusty // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/13/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 114, p21
Reports on the views of the United States apparel industry toward regional markets. Need for cutback according to New York-based manufacturers; Arguments of marts' management; Plans to coordinate market schedules.
- Textile, apparel imports up 8.4 percent in October. Emert, Carol // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/21/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 120, p12
Reports on gains in goods from Mexico and the Carribean as textile and apparel imports rose 8.4 percent in October 1994 from October 1993 levels. Drop in shipments from China; Drop in fiber shipments from European Union; Increase in shipments from Turkey.
- Trade talk: Dealing with import issues. Ostroff, Jim // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/1/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 101, p32
Focuses on the importation policy guidelines set by the United States government hindering clothing retailers from new sourcing strategies. Political laws; Import protection; Lower-priced imports and import dues; Countervailing duties on goods from foreign countries.