Sourcing

Hundreds of U.S. companies, including leading U.S. footwear brands, sent a letter to the Trump Administration today opposing new tariffs on $200 billion in consumer goods. Raising concerns that the proposed tariffs would disproportionately hurt U.S. consumers, workers, and companies, more than fifty FDRA member companies signed the letter, including Ariat, Allen...

Today’s footwear executives are facing significant challenges. Competitive pressures are growing. The need for efficiency and accuracy is intensifying. And with labor shortages looming across China, labor costs are increasing....

The footwear and apparel industries have witnessed an ever increasing focus on supply chain sustainability and for many brands and retailers this is seen as one of the most critical areas of focus within their business. For the supply chain, identifying what is covered...