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Wednesday. April 24, 2019


2:00 - 2:45 PM US Eastern


The threat of additional tariffs on goods from China has been put on hold for now but the trade war escalation along with the government shutdown illustrated how vulnerable the apparel and footwear industries are to policy changes and political upheaval. In the wake of these issues, brands and retailers have realized they need to have better plans and contingencies related to getting their goods across borders—before the next problems arise.

This webinar will provide:

  • An update on new customs rules, including those making big headlines as well as changes that may be under the radar

  • The right questions to ask when evaluating potential new sourcing and production destinations

  • Common pitfalls apparel and footwear brands face when moving goods internationally

  • A better understanding of how to insulate margins and production timelines from customs changes

Speakers will include:

  • Harold Grunfeld, Esq.
    Founding Partner
    Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP

  • Vincent Iacopella
    EVP Growth & Strategy
    Alba Wheels Up International

  • Edward Hertzman (moderator)
    Founder & President
    Sourcing Journal