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Sustainable Cotton in Subsaharan Africa Jumped 30 Percent in 2016

Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) reported positive results for the past commercial year: As the largest label for sustainable cotton from Africa, CmiA certified 30 percent of cotton production in sub-Saharan Africa.

LAT Apparel Deal With SanMar Centers on Rabbit Skins Distribution

LAT Apparel™, a provider of high-quality apparel for the imprinted sportswear industry, announced a new distribution agreement with SanMar Corporation.

With this logistics technology acquisition, Target shows just how important same-day delivery, especially in major metro areas, will be to the success of many retailers.

The company is looking to expand on its services and offer private-label options for retailers and first cost for wholesalers.

U.S.-based MacroPoint runs a connected network of more than 2 million trucking assets and drivers.

With an increasing number of customers located in Vietnam, a more advanced TrimTec production line will be launched in Saigon TanTec to support the local demand.

For the past decade, Apparel magazine and Kurt Salmon have teamed up to look at the elements involved in global sourcing excellence for apparel.

Retailers already know they need a stable website to capture orders. They also need to invest in their IT infrastructure across the spectrum, because if any of these interdependent systems fail — from order entry to RFID to OMS — major business disruptions will follow.

It requires a more integrated, standards-based approach across all members of the supply chain.

In the past decade or so, with the rise of e-commerce, consumer visibility into retail competitor portfolios, localization and personalization of goods and experiences, and the globalization of sourcing, retail supply chains are facing risks of unprecedented complexity and volume.

The team was lacking the processes and systems to understand what was going to happen in the future in terms of sales, inventory and purchase orders.

For the first month of the national program, Columbia will make a financial contribution to a non-profit organization for every pound of clothing that is recycled and kept out of landfills.

Apparel will host its annual Sourcing Summit at MAGIC on Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, followed by a reception, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event is an official program of SOURCING at MAGIC, which runs Aug. 13 to 16 in conjunction with MAGIC MARKET WEEK, Aug.&n

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