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The Wrap: Woman Finds Rat Sewn Into Zara Dress and More
November 16, 2016 at 11:37 am

Here’s what’s happening this week in the apparel world … Sometimes, we purchase new clothes and later notice broken zippers, ripped hems or weird stains, but we can tell you one thing we never find: dead rats sewn into the stitching. But for one unlucky Zara shopper,…

LAT Apparel's New Curvy Collection Now Available at S&S Activewear
November 16, 2016 at 11:45 am

LAT Apparel, Ball Ground, Ga., a provider of apparel for the imprinted sportswear industry, introduced its new Curvy Collection, now available at S&S Activewear. This collection answers the need of women searching for a personalized tee that highlights and flatters…

What Donald Trump's Win Means for Promotional Products
November 9, 2016 at 6:22 pm

Donald Trump shocked the world last night when he won the 2016 presidential election. While political campaigns are usually won on the issue, there's another element that I think is worth looking into: promotional products. It may be a leap, but I believe promotional products played a huge…

American Apparel's UK Business Goes Into Administration
November 8, 2016 at 7:36 pm

Despite rumors, American Apparel has not yet declared bankruptcy again in the U.S. However, the company's U.K. division has gone into administration, which means a court-appointed administrator is taking over the company in the U.K. "The 13 U.K. [American Apparel] stores are well stocked and will continue to trade as usual in the lead-up to…

The Wrap: How Donald Trump's Win Affects the Retail World and More
November 9, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Here’s what’s happening this week in the apparel world … With Donald Trump winning the presidential election last night, many businesses are left wondering, "How will this affect me?" For retail sales, Forbes predicted consumers will not make big purchases, and small purchases will also decline. Forbes also predicted…

5 Long-Sleeve Tees End-Users Need This Winter
November 9, 2016 at 5:39 pm

October was gone in an instant, and before you know it, radio stations will be playing holiday music 24/7. To help your clients' end-users prepare for the winter chill, give them the gift of these trendy and warm long-sleeve T-shirts. Whether they're hanging up colorful decorations, shoveling snow or cozying up by the fire, these…

New Law Bans N.H. Voters from Wearing Campaign Pins, T-shirts at the Polls
November 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm

The N.H. secretary of state’s office is suggesting moderators have a poncho on hand for Election Day, and not to protect against the weather. A new state law prohibits people from wearing campaign pins, stickers or clothing inside polling places. Offenders could face a fine of…

American Apparel May Not Make it Through the Holidays
November 2, 2016 at 3:27 pm

The largest clothing manufacturer in North America is hanging by a thread. American Apparel, less than nine months after emerging from Chapter 11 and losing sales and bleeding cash, has been slashing payroll at its Los Angeles factory — but it may not be enough to keep it afloat through the holidays. Working with a…

The Wrap: Cheerleading Uniforms Case Heads to Supreme Court and More
November 2, 2016 at 4:28 pm

Here’s what’s happening this week in the apparel world … It's no surprise that a lot of controversial cases make it to the U.S. Supreme Court. But, we didn't expect to see cheerleader uniforms making the list. According to Fortune, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on whether…