Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Mar. 26, 2020
AAFA welcomed Senate approval of the CARES Act to provide sorely needed stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and called for further action from the administration with regards to tariff relief.
Mar. 31, 2020
AAFA member companies joined over 370 companies in a letter sent to President Trump urging duty deferral.
Mar. 21, 2020
AAFA signed on to a multi-association letter to the President urging the economic stimulus package address the concerns of all different kinds and sizes of retail business, including their suppliers.
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Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing trade issues for our industry today. NEW! Support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus efforts.
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The AAFA team is dedicated to providing you with timely coronavirus (COVID-19) resources to help protect your teams, your consumers, and your supply chains.
These schools have fulfilled the criteria to qualify as AAFA Affiliate Schools.
AAFA's members-only country profiles address the key features that are unique to a country but necessary for foreign businesses to understand when looking to sell within that country's borders.
AAFA has forged Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with strategic partners around the world to collaborate on reducing trade barriers, sharing best practices, and promoting innovation on behalf of our members.
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June 22, 2020 06:00 PM
Meet the honorees we are proud to recognize for 2020 and help celebrate fashion's future on the red carpet June 22!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: New York, NY
Apr. 3, 2020 11:00 AM
Daily member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Apr. 3, 2020 02:00 PM
Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry
Apr. 6, 2020 11:00 AM
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Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments, offering industry opportunities to provide feedback on the impact of proposed rule or process changes. AAFA provides comments on behalf of the industry. We also encourage you to submit comments directly. Here is where we share the requests for comments by agency and by deadline.
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Apr. 7, 2020 02:00 PM
Learn which brands are selling well in China and why that may be the case.
TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain, Brand Protection
May 7, 2020 02:00 PM
During this webinar, UL will discuss regulatory chemical updates for the EU market that will have major effects on the apparel and footwear industry.
TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain
May 21, 2020 02:00 PM
ThirdLove discusses how technology such as PLM, is helping the brand manage product development complexity.
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.