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Value Chain Stage: Apparel Market

This market includes final products that will be worn as clothing as well as items that complement the clothing made of textile materials (i.e., handbags, belts, hats, scarves, gloves, etc).

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News Items

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Sustainability

  • A Solution to Fashion Textile Unsustainability
    [PDF Document]
  • Textiles: The Sustainability Revolution
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  • Clear Path Recycling Completes First Phase of PET Recycling Facility
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  • NAT, Hanesbrands, USDA Team to Conduct Flax Growing Trials
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  • Recycling to Reclaim Profits
    [PDF Document]
  • Textile Exchange Report Shows Increased Global Organic Cotton Production
    [Weblink]
  • ICL-Industrial Products Launches TexFRon Sustainable FR Dispersions for Textiles
    [Weblink]
  • Clothes Makers Join to Set 'Green Score'
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  • Cintas Introduces Innovative, Eco-Friendly Scrub Apparel Line
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  • Fair Trade USA Launches First Ethical Fashion Certification Label
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  • Council for Economically Sustainable Textile and Apparel Business
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  • Scream Crash Boom
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  • Scream Crash Boom 2 - The Great Disruption
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  • Textile Recycling
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  • North Carolina Green Economy Resource Directory
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  • Naturally Advanced Technologies of Portland seals deal with Hanesbrand
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  • From Waste to Worth
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  • Genencor Adds Sustainable Textile Enzymes to Portfolio
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  • Submission to the National Waste Policy Taskforce
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  • Ecotextile News
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  • Video - Ray Anderson on the business logic of sustainability
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  • Video - The business case for sustainability
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  • Video - Clever little bag by PUMA and FuseProject
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  • Video - The story of LIFE (Low Impact For the Environment)
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  • NC Sustainable Energy Association
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  • NC Project Green
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  • North Carolina Solar Energy Association
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  • SustainU Launches 100 Percent Recycled Clothing Line for Boy Scouts
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  • Fair Trade USA partnership with Textile Exchange
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  • NatureWorks nominated for 2011 Leader of Change Award
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  • Global Organic Cotton Market Grows 20%, Hits $5.61 Billion in 2010, Textile Exchange Report Shows
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Events

There are no events related to Apparel Market at this time. Please email us the event name and web address of any that you think should be added here.

Publications

Research

  • Hosiery Association
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  • NPD Group: Men's Casual Sportswear Update, 2005
    [PDF Document]
  • NPD Group: Women's Bra Market, 2005
    [PDF Document]
  • NPD Group: Market Insights: Panties & Underwear Bottoms, 2004
    [PDF Document]
  • NPD Group: Market Insights: Socks, 2005
    [PDF Document]
  • NPD Group: Women's Special Sizes, 2004
    [PDF Document]
  • North Carolina Performance Apparel Sector
    [PDF Document]
  • Summary of the North Carolina Performance Textile Industry
    [PDF Document]
  • NC Performance Textile Cluster Map
    [PDF Document]
  • Overview of All Performance Textile Sectors
    [PDF Document]
  • Current Industrial Report MQ315A: Apparel (updated quarterly)
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  • Student Paper: Overview of the Premium Denim Market
    [PDF Document]
  • Global Apparel Manufacturing Labor Cost Analysis 2008
    [PDF Document]
  • Current Industrial Report, Socks: MQ315B (quarterly)
    [Weblink]
  • Current Industrial Report, Apparel: MQ315A (quarterly)
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  • NRF's Retail Jobs Map for U.S. States
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  • TexEd eLearning Opportunities
    [Weblink]
  • Carolina Context, January 2009: the NC Textile Industry
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  • North Carolina's Textile and Apparel Industry: Recent Survey Results
    [PDF Document]
  • North Carolina and the Global Economy
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  • The North Carolina Textiles Project: Initial Report: 2003
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  • Charting Employment Loss in North Carolina Textiles
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  • North Carolina Business History
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  • The Textile Heritage Museum
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  • State of the Union of the Textile Industry in North Carolina Part I
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  • State of the Union of the Textile Industry in North Carolina Part II
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  • N.C. Textile Company Location Maps
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  • Descriptive Analysis of the NC Textile Complex: NC Department of Commerce Study
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  • Release of N.C. Textile Connect
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  • NC Performance Textile Markets
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  • Improving the Competitiveness of the North Carolina Textile Manufacturers with E-Busienss Initiatives: 2006
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  • Increasing the Economic Competitiveness of the U.S. Textile Industry
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  • Apparel Product Development Considerations for US Hispanic Women
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  • An Examination of the Impact of Brand and Experimental Factors on the Acceptance of Apparel E-shopping using a Technology Acceptance
  • Logistical Model for Closed Loop Recycling of Textile Materials
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  • Performance Measurement of Textile and Apparel Supply Chains in Developing Countries
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  • Yarn Specifications and Performance Metrics for Short Staple Yarn Manufacturers
    [Weblink]
  • Successful Sustainability Integration for the North Carolina & South Carolina Textile Complex: Encouraging Competitiveness by Uncovering Best Practices
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  • Consumer Perceptions of Levi's Eco-labels
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  • Capabilities and Limitations of Print-on-Demand Inkjet Digital Textile Printing and the American Craft Niche Market
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  • Building Frameworks for Competitiveness and Innovation: Identification of Strategies and Tactics to Aid the Performance Textile Industry
    [Weblink]
  • South Carolina Export Summary 1999-2011
    [PDF Document]

Trade Data

  • U.S. Imports: Silk Fiber: 1989-2008
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  • SciWay - South Carolina's Information Highway
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  • Labeling Requirements
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  • Worn (Used) Clothing and Textile Products
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  • Export Opportunities
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  • Market Reports & Tariffs - By Country
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  • Top 10 US Export Countries for Apparel (NAICS 315) in 2011
    [PDF Document]
  • Top 10 US Import Countries for Apparel (NAICS 315) in 2011
    [PDF Document]
  • Exports for US Textile and Apparel Products 1989-2011
    [PDF Document]
  • Imports for US Textile and Apparel Products 1989-2011
    [PDF Document]
  • US Trade Balance for Textile and Apparel Products 1989-2011
    [PDF Document]