By Tara Donaldson
Straddling the grey area between new tariffs or no tariffs, free trade or protectionism, has proved challenging for apparel brands and retailers across the supply chain. But many companies—both newer and more traditional—are embracing ways to work around sourcing in China.
And Vineyard Vines is one of them.
The preppy American clothier’s VP of sourcing Aparna Tewari, said speaking at the 30th Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference hosted by the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) in New York City Wednesday, that its efforts to pull out of China, while ongoing, have ramped up of late.