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Resurgence of Apparel Industry in U.S. Shows How Businesses Must Change Their Ways

Sometimes an industry simply can't move forward without changing and embracing more sustainable business models. Consider America's apparel industry.

In the last two decades, the U.S. has lost 90% of its apparel manufacturing jobs. The post-recession picture hasn't been very encouraging either, with emerging designers lacking the infrastructure, resources, and industry support needed to make substantial gains in domestic production.

The smartest way forward for apparel manufacturing may be one that runs counter to he conventional wisdom. Essentially, the time has come for a return to "Made in USA."

If that sounds surprising, it's already happening in New York City.

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Keywords: garment manufacturing, U.S. Manufacturing resurgence, apparel supply chain, business models

In the last two decades, the U.S. has lost 90% of its apparel manufacturing jobs. The post-recession picture hasn't been very encouraging either, with emerging designers lacking the infrastructure, resources, and industry support needed to make substantial gains in domestic production.

The smartest way forward for apparel manufacturing may be one that runs counter to he conventional wisdom. Essentially, the time has come for a return to "Made in USA."

If that sounds surprising, it's already happening in New York City.

Read Full Article

 

 

Keywords: garment manufacturing, U.S. Manufacturing resurgence, apparel supply chain, business models