Examines recent developments in the apparel industry, particularly during 1989-1993. Describes the industry structure, recent changes in industry activity, conditions of competition and efforts of the U.S. industry to meet the competitive challenges facing it, foreign industries and the globalization of apparel production, the recent performance of the U.S. industry in both domestic and foreign markets, and recent trends in U.S. foreign trade in apparel. Tables and figures.The average plant size of apparel establishments is much smaller than that of other industries. ... In 1993 the average hourly wage of apparel production workers of $7.10 was only 60 percent of the average wage for all manufacturing workers. Industry ... See American Apparel Manufacturers Association, 7994 Apparel Plantanbsp;...
|Title||:||Industry and Trade Summary|
|Author||:||Mary Elizabeth Sweet, Sundar Shetty|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1995-06-01|