American apparel & footwear association news and archive
Apparel and Footwear Association supports new initiative to combat black market trade
The American Apparel & Footwear Association today joined the United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT) campaign – a new public education initiative designed to provide local officials, law enforcement, and thought leaders with information and training programs to help tackle illegal trade and raise public awareness of the depth of...
10 Jun 2021
Dupe influencers’ spread counterfeits on social platforms – harming consumers and brands
Today, the American Apparel & Footwear Association released a new report on the role a small, but fast-growing group of social media influencers play in the spread of counterfeit products. The report provides a detailed account of the alarming behavior by “dupe influencers” who collectively generate millions of views, likes, and shares of...
6 May 2021
Apparel and Footwear industry opposes tariffs against China in letter to Trump
Three organizations representing the American fashion, accessories and footwear industry, namely the American Apparel & Footwear Association, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the Accessories Council, have penned a letter to president Donald Trump to manifest their opposition to the proposed 25 percent tariff increase on textiles,...
18 Jun 2019