Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry


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Going Global provides textiles and apparel students with updated information on today’s complex global supply chain and sourcing systems and how current political, social and economic developments influence the international marketplace.

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ISBN 9781501339042

Karpova E & Kunz G






Weight 1.014 kg


The manufacturing and distribution of textiles and apparel products is a truly global industry, making it crucial to understand current political, social, and economic developments within the international marketplace. Going Global offers a comprehensive framework and approach to understanding the global textile and apparel industries, trade, and markets. This framework is used to holistically examine the global sourcing of textiles and apparel in the context of supply chain sustainability, while exploring the roles and specializations of world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace.

New to this Edition:
-Comprehensive updates to country profiles and their specializations
-Brand new Industry Profile feature with interviews from sourcing industry professionals
-New and updated case studies help readers apply concepts to real-world scenarios

Instructor Resources
-The Instructor’s Guide provide suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom, supplemental assignments, and lecture notes
-Test Bank includes sample test questions for each chapter
-PowerPoint (R) presentations include color images from the book and provide a framework for lecture and discussion

Going Global STUDIO
Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary

About the author
Elena Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University. Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University.

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