The clothing industry goes way beyond fiber, yarn, and fabric, says assistant professor Sheng Lu, of URI’s department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design. An expert in the global textile industry and international trade, Professor Lu has a special interest in how the industry drives economic growth, creates jobs, and reduces poverty. The numbers in the global textile industry are enormous. “The United States imports clothes from more than 160 different countries, from China to Haiti,” says Professor Lu, adding that more...
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