Starting a business can be a daunting task, not to mention finding the right manufacturer for your products. There are so many resources online that can help you find your perfect match but it can be challenging. Here are some of our tips to help you select a manufacturer for your business.   Overseas v. Domestic Manufacturing We strongly believe in supporting domestic manufacturing in the USA (if you’re curious to learn more about them, watch some of our favorite documentaries here). Domestic manufacturing has so many advantages such as higher manufacturing quality, no import duties or tariffs, and faster shipping time. Not to mentionRead More →

On March 14, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission finalized amendments to the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act. The Act that requires certain items, such as apparel, sold in the U.S. to carry labels with specific information.  Previously this included the generic names, weight of fibers, name of manufacturer or marketer and the country where the product was manufactured. What do these new amendments on textile labeling mean for you and your brand? The previous mandate on generic names in textile labeling often causes confusion.  It means that Lycra, which is a trademark name, should be listed as spandex in the US.  While in Europe theyRead More →