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  • Who's Buying Apparelby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The tenth edition of Who’s Buying Apparel is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on apparel by the demographics that count—age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic... more...

  • Who's Buying Household Furnishings, Services, and Suppliesby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The twelfth edition of Who’s Buying Household Furnishings, Services, and Supplies is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on their homes by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income... more...

  • Local Implementation of Quality, Labour and Environmental Standardsby Lizbeth Navas-Alemán; Luiza Bazan

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Analyses whether improving quality, labour and environmental conditions will improve developing countries’ chances of upgrading industrially. Examines different types of value chain governance and levels of compliance with global standards in the footwear industry. Based on fieldwork carried out in the Sinos Valley in Brazil in 2000. more...

  • Organizing in the Informal Economyby Mark Bennett

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Provides an overview of the clothing industry in South Africa and examines the activities of the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) and the Self Employed Women’s Union (SEWU), highlighting their achievements and failures in representing and empowering workers in the informal economy. more...

  • Innovation Policies and International Trade Rulesby Dr Kaushalesh Lal; Professor Pierre A. Mohnen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 145.00

    An in-depth look at the critical question of the role of international trade rules and capacity building initiatives in the growth of textiles and clothing in developing countries. It looks into several aspects that could explain the differential export performance of the textiles and clothing industry in several developing countries. more...

  • Nonwovens for home and personal careby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    Nonwoven absorbents and wipes have been the major growth engines for the global nonwovens industry. Combined, these products account for a substantive global market of over $67 billion; however, adoption is still low in developing regions, providing a huge opportunity for suppliers. This e-book looks at the key end-use markets for nonwovens and where... more...

  • Capital of Discontentby Eric J Hewitt

    The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, 'capital of discontent', events related to the Plug Plots, Peterloo and the Chartists created a very real fear of revolution on the streets of England. The new police force became mired... more...

  • Industrial Cutting of Textile Materialsby Ineta Vilumsone-Nemes

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 215.00

    A cutting room is a separate area in a clothing manufacturer where garment components are cut out. The accuracy and efficiency of cutting room operations is critical to all subsequent operations and to final garment quality. Drawing on the author?s extensive experience, Industrial cutting of textile materials summarises good practice in cutting room... more...

  • Advances in Yarn Spinning Technologyby C A Lawrence

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 275.00

    This book provides an invaluable single source of information on the advances in yarn spinning technologies. Advanced spinning systems are described and comparisons are made of the properties of the yarns produced, and resultant finished products, with those from conventional systems. Part one provides an introduction to yarn fibre spinning and structure.... more...

  • A New World Map in Textiles and Clothingby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00

    The textile and clothing industries accounted for USD 350 billion or 5.6% of total merchandise exports in 2002. They provide employment for tens of millions of people, primarily in developing countries but things are set to change drastically when new trade rules come into force at the end of 2004. more...