Martinez says, ‘Deckers is taking an active stand against those companies that infringe on our trade marks, like Emu, and companies that copy our designs, like Bearpaw, as well as countless websites selling counterfeit product, because our success is built on the trust between Ugg Australia...

For consumers, the result is that we get accustomed to unrealistically low prices which do not take into account the costs of this exploitation, in terms of human and environmental health. This is where the concept of fair trade takes an entirely different approach. Fair trade companies are...

According to Chinese Customs statistics, in the first quarter of this year, China's total foreign trade in textiles and garments reached US$53.78 billion, up 24.2% year-to-year. Among them, the exports amounted to US$48.64 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 24% while the imports...

- In terms of brands/designers, they are definitely brand snobs, but rightfully so. Stuff that you buy from places like Forever 21, Gap, and Express really don't have much of a chance of getting selected unless it is brand new with tags or an exceptionally unique item. Tips for Trading...

on the polite side and name your terms clearly. Do you want your item back? Compensation? Don't just email them without a goal in mind. Remember to give your trade partner a fair amount of time to make things right. It's not fair to complain if you're waiting on a package that was just...

"At the moment, there is still no better way to do real business in textiles than at an environment like a trade fair," he continued. "I hardly think, in the short term at least, that the centrality of the textile fairs will be replicated by some alternative — not while human contact and...

However, in the long-term, the trend is toward shoe models that combine fashion and function. Wellness has been playing an important role at shoes and accessories trade show GDSfor several seasons, because the market is not only demanding modern, but also comfortable footwear. According to...

What exactly does Fair Trade fashion mean? Fair Trade is a term that is often loftily thrown around, just like its compatriots "sustainable", "eco" and "green", causing several of us to have no concrete understanding of what the term entails. When it comes to Fair Trade fashion, we may have...

F rom the 7 th to the 22 nd of May it is fair-trade fortnight One of the latest 'buzz' words in the children's industry is fair trade and it is for very good reason. Fair Trade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for...

The term trade beads can refer to a wide variety of unique, interesting and totally delightful baubles. Some are handmade, some are manufactured. Some are new and some are very, very old. There are glass trade beads, and natural ones. The defining characteristic of them all is their rich...

 

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