AEDT is a non-profit association representing European retail enterprises specialised in fashion and footwear.
There are more than 530.000 clothing and footwear retail companies in Europe. Since 1958, AEDT represents them vis-à-vis the European Institutions and aims at fostering a favourable business and legal environment.
Its main activities include:
- represent and promote the common interests of the sector at EU level
- deal with ‘fashion and footwear specific’ issues
- carry out European and international projects
- gather sectoral statistics and studies & facilitate the exchange of best practices
AEDT is member of EuroCommerce, of the International Apparel Federation and has a ‘liaison’ status with the CEN – European Committee of Standardisation.