Kanye West cancels deal with Gap to manufacture clothing in US instead of China: 'We can actually bring industry back to America'


Kanye West ended his relationship with the Gap and said that he will be able to manufacture his clothing line in the U. S.

West, who goes by Ye, appeared on CNBC and explained why the deal ended.

“It was always a dream of mine to be at the Gap and to bring the best product possible to the masses, and I always talked to them about doing products for $20 like the best product in the world, designed at the same level as the top fashion houses in the world, at $20 for the people," said West.

"Obviously there’s always struggles and back-and-forth when you’re trying to build something new and integrate teams," he added.

West said that the company would ignore him and not collaborate enough on the collection he gave them. Among the reasons he said the deal ended was that he wanted to bring industry back to America.

"There's a lot of stuff where they have a lot of commitments to China. We wanted to do localized manufacturing which is completely possible with some of the factories that I'm buying here in California," he explained.... (Read more)

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