Good Practices in the Global Apparel Industry provides valuable insight on ways for small and medium-sized enterprises to move up the value chain and away from low-value contract manufacturing.

The practices cover areas such as design development, merchandising and sourcing, quality management, productivity improvement, social and environmental responsibility, branding and e-commerce. Real-life case studies demonstrate how these good practices have been put into action and their resulting benefits. This International Trade Centre publication also provides good practices for management of trade support institutions and educational institutes.