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Apparel Industry

Industry, Research, and Trade Association Sites

Trade Journal Sites

These sites usually include industry news, trade show/event calendar, recent articles, and sometimes include a searchable archive of articles, buyer’s guide/directory, job listings, and statistics.


While some directories are specific in their focus (e.g., the RN Database), others are broader and include listings of contractors, fabric and trim suppliers, technology and equipment manufacturers, services, apparel manufacturers, etc. See also sites containing directories listed in other sections of this guide.

Apparel links and portals

These sites consist of extensive organized links relating to apparel industry, fashion, design, retailing, entertainment, & more.

Apparel Industry History

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