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Apparel/Textile Innovation (Global)

Important chapter from "A New World Map in Textiles and Clothing" (see "Reports" box below) with links to industry associations / R&D groups in various countries starting on p. 152.


Textile Economics & Technology

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Brand Breakout - Nirmalya Kumar; Jan-Benedict E. M. Steenkamp
ISBN: 1137276622
Publication Date: 2013-01-01

China's Trade, Exchange Rate and Industrial Policy Structure - John Whalley (Editor)
ISBN: 9789814401883
Publication Date: 2013-04-01

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Emerging Markets Rule - Mauro Guillen; Esteban Garcia-Canal
ISBN: 9780071798112
Publication Date: 2012-10-23

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Fashioning Globalisation - Maureen Molloy; Wendy Larner
ISBN: 1118295765
Publication Date: 2013-06-20

Global Linkages and Economic Rebalancing in East Asia - Shigeyuki Hamori
ISBN: 9814412856
Publication Date: 2012-01-01

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Going Global - Grace I. Kunz; Myrna B. H. Garner
ISBN: 9781609011062
Publication Date: 2011-01-21

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Made in Mexico - Chris Goertzen
Call Number: G155.M6 G64 2010eb
ISBN: 9781604737974

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Modern Textile Technology (eBook) - J. B. Rattan
Call Number: TS1445 .R38 2008eb
ISBN: 9789350437377

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New Product Development in Textiles - L. Horne (Editor)
ISBN: 9781845695385
Publication Date: 2011-11-24

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Sewing Success? - Gladys Lopez Acevedo; Raymond Robertson
ISBN: 0821389734
Publication Date: 2012-02-01

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The Beautiful and the Good - Marco Ricchetti; Maria Luisa Frisa
ISBN: 8831712608
Publication Date: 2013-02-12

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The Competitive Advantage of Emerging Market Multinationals - Peter J. Williamson (Editor); Ravi Ramamurti (Editor); Afonso Fleury (Editor); Maria Tereza Leme Fleury (Editor)
ISBN: 9781107032552
Publication Date: 2013-04-04

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The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalisation - Tony Heron
ISBN: 0203114949
Publication Date: 2012-07-17

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The Internal Geography of Trade - Thomas Farole (Editor)
ISBN: 0821398954
Publication Date: 2013-05-03


Global Sourcing Consulting Project

For your project, you will be launching a U.S. based consulting firm that will be advising a client on global sourcing strategy for the product line that it is developing.  To complete the project, you will need information about your target country: historical and cultural background, political and economic conditions, climate for trade, demographics, and machinery/technology availability for textile and apparel production.  You will also need information about your client company and the industry in which it operates.  The sources listed in this guide will help you find the information you need.



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A New World Map in Textiles and Clothing - Denis Audet; Raed Safadi; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Staff (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9789264018532
Recent market developments throughout the entire supply chain, from natural fibres to retail distribution.

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OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook - Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development
Publication Date: 2010
OECD’s biennial comprehensive review of key trends in science, technology and innovation policy in OECD countries.

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OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2004
Statistical annex. Includes stats on intensity of business R&D for many major industries (including textiles) in major OECD countries.

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