By Kristi Ellis

Julia Hughes, president of the U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel, said, “I think most companies are nervous about what the impact will be, but they are not in a panic mode that the sequester is going to have an immediate impact on their business operations…But given the game of chicken that we have seen several times now in D.C., I think most in the industry still feel relatively confident there will be some kind of a deal that will prevent a serious impact.”

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