About California Apparel News

The Apparel News Group, owned by TLM Publishing Inc., has been in business since 1945. The omni-channel media group covers the largest apparel center in the country and its influence worldwide.

It produces a weekly print and digital publication in addition to several specialized supplements throughout the year; e-newsletters/e-blasts; a daily updated website; plus native advertising, video, and classifieds opportunities.

It is a privately held company headed by owner Terry L. Martinez. CEO/Publisher Martinez leads a management staff with combined experience of more than a century in publishing and the apparel and related industries.

The company is noted for its full-spectrum customer service, including the ability to create not only advertisements and other collateral material but also innovative marketing concepts on a fast-turn basis.

Circulation consists of department, chain, and specialty-store buyers; manufacturers of apparel, textiles, and accessories; as well as the suppliers of services and products, including finance, technology, real estate, sourcing, freight and logistics, legal, findings and trimmings, branding, and more. The print paper is distributed at more than 100 trade shows a year and at Los Angeles Fashion District buildings every week.


Editorial coverage in print and online includes reportage and analysis of the apparel industry, including:

  • Local, national & international news
  • Trends in fashion & accessories
  • New resources & what’s checking
  • Trade shows
  • Finance & the economy
  • Technology
  • Textiles & fibers
  • International trade & sourcing
  • Real estate
  • Freight & logistics
  • Educational institutions & associations