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Value Chain Stage: Apparel & Hosiery & Accessories

Includes production and distribution of all apparel (cut & sew, contract, and flat knit), hosiery, and apparel accessories (i.e., gloves, hats, scarves, etc).
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Sustainability

  • 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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  • 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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  • Ecotextile News
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  • Video - Sustainability explained through animation
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  • Video - The business case for sustainability
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  • Video - The story of LIFE (Low Impact For the Environment)
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  • NC Project Green
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  • USDA OK's Organic Textile Labeling Including GOTS
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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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  • Global Organic Cotton Market Grows 20%, Hits $5.61 Billion in 2010, Textile Exchange Report Shows
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  • Eco Textile Labels
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Events

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Publications

Research

  • Student Paper: Overview of Performance Sportswear Market
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  • Student Paper: Overview of the Premium Denim Market
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  • The Hosiery Association's Glossary of Terms
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  • Global Apparel Manufacturing Labor Cost Analysis 2008
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  • Certain Textile Articles: Performance Outerwear
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  • Current Industrial Report, Apparel: MQ315A (quarterly)
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  • TexEd eLearning Opportunities
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  • Military/Government Textiles Conference Resources
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  • North Carolina's Textile and Apparel Industry: Recent Survey Results
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  • North Carolina and the Global Economy
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  • North Carolina Business History
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  • State of the Union of the Textile Industry in North Carolina Part II
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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
  • Performance Measurement of Textile and Apparel Supply Chains in Developing Countries
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  • 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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  • Plasma Surface Modification of Polyaramid Fibers for Protective Clothing
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  • Building Frameworks for Competitiveness and Innovation: Identification of Strategies and Tactics to Aid the Performance Textile Industry
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Trade Data

  • NC Exports of Apparel and Accessories
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  • U.S. Textiles and Apparel Imports by Category (2009 - 2011)
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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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  • NORTH CAROLINA ECONOMIC OVERVIEW: FEBRUARY 2012
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