Apparel Industry

apparel counterfeit clothing enforcement 3 sweatersThe apparel and textile industries are drivers of the Southern California economy, and Miller Kaplan Arase LLP is one of the top accounting firms for owner-operator led, private companies that fuel the fashion industry.

Apparel industry clients include:

  • Manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Distributors
  • Footwear Manufacturers
  • Clothing Designers
  • Textiles Makers
  • Retailers

Success in the apparel industry often requires the ability to pivot and adjust in a volatile market. Miller Kaplan’s accounting services in financial statement audits, as well as tax and business consulting, cover nearly every stage and business need of our clients.

Unique Protections Against Counterfeiting in the Apparel Industry

Forgeries and piracy are an industry-wide threat for many clients. Miller Kaplan’s customs enforcement administration services are highly effective in identifying and eliminating threats to our clients’ intellectual property rights. This service, distinctive among CPA firms, has been responsible for the worldwide seizure of approximately $40 million worth of counterfeited goods in recent years.

Business Guidance and Tax Compliance for Global Apparel Clients

As trusted advisors, Miller Kaplan has helped apparel clients not only weather the many regulatory and industry transformations, but also guides them in anticipating changes and re-positioning to gain competitive advantages. As one of the top accounting firms, we regularly manage concerns such as vendor relationships, inventory and supply chain issues, accounting systems and procedures, facility locations, projections, growth strategies and opportunities for divestitures and acquisitions.

The footprint of our apparel practice ranges across North America and Asia, including China, Singapore and Mexico, reflecting the increasingly global interests of our apparel clients. Miller Kaplan’s membership in the Baker Tilly network enables our CPA firm to provide clients with comprehensive and timely advisory and accounting services wherever their business operations are located.

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Industry Contacts

Donald Garrett

Los Angeles


Michael Kaplan

Los Angeles