Why Zara Won’t Take China By Storm

Inditex, fast fashion pioneer and parent company of leading retail chain Zara, has pushed boldly into China in the past two years, opening over 400 stores with plans for many more. But according to Columbia University professor and Zara expert Nelson Fraiman, the firm may not…

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Sri Lanka Clothing Makers Facing Loss of E.U. Trade Benefits, Other Major Challenges

A trio of major challenges confront Sri Lanka clothing manufacturers, said A. Sukumaran, outgoing chairman of the country’s Joint Apparel Association Forum in an address to that organization. (JAAF). Impeding Sri Lanka’s ability to compete in the global apparel market are the E.U.’s HYPERLINK “http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/business/global/07trade.html?_r=0”… Read More

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