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November 2004

Issue Article:

10 China Safeguard Petitions Filed

11/01/2004 - KATHLEEN DESMARTEAU

At press time in mid-October, the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition (AMTAC) filed 10 China safeguard petitions based on the threat of U.S. market disruption by Chinese imports in 16 textile and apparel categories.

American & Efird

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American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition

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APL Logistics was named Ocean Consolidator of the Year by American Eagle Outfitters

11/01/2004 -

APL Logistics was named Ocean Consolidator of the Year by American Eagle Outfitters.

Apparel's 2005 Business & Technology

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Apparel's 2005 Business & Technology Outlook Webcast, which featured several expert opinions on expectations for next year, is available for replay via www.apparelmag.com for those who were not able to participate in the live event last month.

Apparel's China Symposium & Sourcing Fair

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Apparel's China Symposium & Sourcing Fair, held Sept. 13-16 in Shanghai, China, consisted of four components.

Apparel's Tech Conference 2004

11/01/2004 - KATHLEEN DESMARTEAU

Apparel's 2005 Business & Technology Outlook Webcast, which featured several expert opinions on expectations for next year, is available for replay via www.apparelmag.com for those who were not able to participate in the live event last month.

Children's Sector Enjoys Steady Growth (Marketplace Update)

11/01/2004 - By Michael Cole, Apparel

Children's wear sales have exhibited steady growth during the past decade, even as many other apparel categories have struggled to maintain momentum, particularly through economic downturns.

China Direct Trading Co

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Creating Color at the Pace of Technology (Apparel's Executive Roundtable Report)

11/01/2004 - JORDAN K. SPEER

Taking the lab dip digital

Early October: Safeguard requests filed by AMTAC

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Early November: Deadline for Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) to determine whether it will consider the requests (i.e., do the petitions meet CITA's requirements for safeguard requests).

Global Sourcing Balances on Brink of Change (Cover)

11/01/2004 - By Kathleen DesMarteau and Michael Cole

Picture if you will the sourcing executive hunched over his or her desk.

Industry Notes - November 2004

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Bodyscanning Momentum Builds Bodyscanning has been in the spotlight and proven successful for several firms that are employing the technology in different ways, and interest in the technology is gaining momentum.

It is Essential to Stay Creative amid Big-Business Bureaucracy

11/01/2004 - THOMAS J. RYAN

Speakers at the seminar "Creativity: From Concept to Market" stressed that creative solutions are needed not only for design and product development for also for functions including manufacturing, supply chain management and distribution.

Jesta I.S. London Fog

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Live through December

11/01/2004 -

An online extension of Apparel's live Tech Conference event, Product Showrooms connect you to participating supplier profiles, contacts and Web links by solution categories, including: Design & Development; Information Technology; Retailing; Manufacturing; and Sourcing, Logistics & Transportation.

Nicaragua: New Kid on the Block (Central America Journal)

11/01/2004 - JORDAN K. SPEER

If you've never been to Nicaragua, and if you're an American of a certain age, it's difficult not to think about Contras and Sandinistas when you think of this country.

NRF [National Retail Federation]

11/01/2004 -

I am not feeling as bullish as the NRF [National Retail Federation] is for the 2004 holiday season.

Partex Speeds Cycle Time with Lean Business Model (Production Solutions)

11/01/2004 - By Jordan K. Speer, Apparel

If you've never been to Nicaragua, and if you're an American of a certain age, it's difficult not to think about Contras and Sandinistas when you think of this country.

Product News - November 2004

11/01/2004 - KATHLEEN DESMARTEAU

Aria Systems will release its 25-module, database independent Aria 4XP in early 2005.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

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Sourcing Execs Weigh Options at Apparel's China Symposium & Sourcing Fair (On the scene)

11/01/2004 - By Susan S. Black, Apparel

With the Jan. 1 deadline for quota expiration on Chinese apparel bearing down on them, close to 600 apparel executives took part in some portion of Apparel magazine's inaugural China Symposium & Sourcing Fair, held Sept. 13-16 in Shanghai, China.

Speaker, consultant and author Michael Bergdahl

11/01/2004 - By Kathleen DesMarteau, Apparel

Speaker, consultant and author Michael Bergdahl, a former Wal-Mart director who worked under Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, has written What I Learned from Sam Walton: How to Compete and Thrive in a Wal-Mart World. The book, geared toward helping other

The NPD Group

11/01/2004 -

Apparel is still considered a "glamour" industry, one to which many young people aspire and would consider a dream job.

The Rock Star of Savile Row (fashion trends)

11/01/2004 - By Christian M. Chensvold, Contributing Author

Esquire magazine captured the spirit of the times when it chose OutKast frontman Andre 3000 as the best-dressed man in the world.

The Search is a Success for Online Retailers: Sophisticated information retrieval tools guide consumers toward apparel purchases

11/01/2004 - By Michael Cole, Apparel

In the apparel retail realm, the value of a sales associate who can effectively promote a complete shopping experience for the customer is undeniable

U.S. Government Should Say 'Yes' to Safeguards

11/01/2004 - KATHLEEN DESMARTEAU

The U.S. government should impose safeguard limits on the amount of apparel and textiles China can export to the United States.

Year Ending July 2004 vs. Year Ending July 2003

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