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As the voice of the apparel and footwear industry, we work tirelessly to showcase and protect the important jobs we create in the U.S. and around the world. Learn what’s going on in the industry by keeping up with our news and advocacy efforts.

Browse our most recent press releases, letters, and comments.

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Mar. 26, 2021

AAFA Applauds Bipartisan Support for PPP Extension Act of 2021

AAFA welcomed today's passage of the PPP Extension Act of 2021, which will extend the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application period beyond the March 31, 2021 sunset date.

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Apr. 14, 2021

AAFA Urges Congress to Pass DRIVE Safe Act

AAFA joined dozens of organization in urging Congress to pass the DRIVE Safe Act, which would address the current trucker shortage gripping the country by safely expanding the pool of drivers available.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Apr. 8, 2021

AAFA and USIBC Sends Letter to Indian Government Regarding New Footwear Laws

AAFA and the U.S.-India Business Council sent a joint letter to India’s Bureau of Indian Standards regarding new laws that will negatively impact global footwear companies.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

4/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 26, 2021

AAFA Applauds Bipartisan Support for PPP Extension Act of 2021

AAFA welcomed today's passage of the PPP Extension Act of 2021, which will extend the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application period beyond the March 31, 2021 sunset date.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/26/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 25, 2021

AAFA Names 2021 American Image Awards Honorees - Celebrating Fashion's Future

Announcing the AAFA American Image Award honorees to be celebrated virtually on June 21. Celebrating Fashion's Future, the 2021 honorees exemplify leadership, excellence, and outstanding achievement in all sectors of the apparel and footwear industry

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 23, 2021

AAFA Supports Legislation to Protect Consumers from Counterfeits and Stolen Products Online

AAFA applauds introduction of the “Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers Act” (INFORM Consumers Act) today. The bill aims to increase online marketplace transparency and accountability.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 22, 2021

Industry Statement in Support of Global Approach to Protect Citizens in Xinjiang

Industry associations jointly applaud today’s announcement of a global approach to end the campaign of oppression against Uyghurs and other ethnic Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/22/2021 12:00:00 AM