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 October 2005
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Case Study: Finance Strategies: How HSM is Breaking the Chargeback Cycle
10/01/2005
Author: By Staci Kusterbeck, Contributing Author
Automated system saves Hart Schaffner & Marx millions of dollars in invalid deductions.
Case Study: Sourcing: Going Out on a Limb: Arborwear's Path to Full Package
10/01/2005
Author: By Jordan K. Speer, Apparel
After cutting its teeth on U.S.-based CMT, Arborwear has taken the plunge into full-package offshore sourcing.
Country Focus: Bangladesh: Still in the Game
10/01/2005
Author: By Daniel Kaye, Leanne Arendse, Global Business
Amid huge uncertainty, the garment industry of one of the world's poorest countries is gradually embracing technology to augment its abundance of cheap labor and propel it successfully toward the future.
Event Outlook: Tech Conference to Cover PLM, Color Management, More
10/01/2005
A day-long event featuring presentations by technology and other solutions suppliers to the apparel industry, plus tabletop displays of sponsoring firms' solutions.
Event Report: eTail 2005: Online Pioneers, Neophytes Open Up about Going Direct
10/01/2005
Author: By Kathleen DesMarteau, Apparel
At eTail 2005 in Philadelphia, apparel players were out in force behind the podium, on panels and in the audience. Here's a sampling of what six of them had to say about online commerce.
Inside Apparel: Not Dead Yet - American Apparel Industry Calls for Consortium
10/01/2005
Author: Jordan K. Speer
The popular refrain that the apparel and textile industry in this country is dead reminds me of a now-infamous scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Letters -- October 2005
10/01/2005
I just finished reading your interview piece on VF Corp. with Mackey McDonald
Product News - October 2005
10/01/2005
Author: by Kathleen DesMarteau, Apparel
This time next year consumers are expected to set foot into a new retail concept called the Epicenter Collection.
Special Feature: Charlotte Russe Banks on IT for Fast-Fashion Payback
10/01/2005
Author: Special Feature by Kathleen DesMarteau, Apparel
The 400-store apparel retailer, which operates the Charlotte Russe and Rampage mall-based chains, had a need for speed, and invested in systems to give it agility in managing its business -- moving with fashion trends.
Technology Initiatives: Tagless to the Rescue
10/01/2005
Author: By Steven Frumkin, Philadelphia University
Tagless labeling technology allows for increased consumer comfort, branding opportunities, cost savings and security management.
Trade Update: China: Safeguards, Embargoes Cloud China Sourcing
10/01/2005
Author: By Kathleen DesMarteau and Staci Kusterbeck, Apparel
There remains a great deal of uncertainty about how the next year is going to shape up for U.S.-China textile and apparel trade.

 


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Moderator:
Susan Nichols, Publisher, Apparel Magazine
Panelists:
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