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Why Customer-Facing Tech Matters

Retailers that fail to engage with the technologies that are reshaping and upending their industry will fall behind and become unable to meet customers' growing expectations.

Mojix and CXignited Merge

The united company will create a worldwide footprint with expanded resources, scalability and an end-to-end retail platform based on innovative business solutions and technology. 

This special issue is a guide to suppliers of software and related IT solutions to the apparel marketplace, including vendor contact information, operating system requirements and a round-up of functions and services.

The new tool is the latest enhancement to Rakuten Fits Me's Fit Origin fit recommendation technology that arms consumers with sizing accuracy and confidence when shopping online.

Created from the merger of retail technology firms, Quad Analytix and Mobee, Wiser eliminates the need for point solutions, allowing brands and retailers to collect, analyze and act on data with workflow software, across their online and offline footprints.

It’s easy to get distracted by retail’s shiny, new digitally-enabled customer experiences — the personal shopping apps, digital fitting rooms and virtual showrooms. But are these “nice-to-haves” really translating into increased consumer spend?

Designers and consumers are adapting to the current digital revolution while the fashion marketplace is becoming more fast-paced and complex. How do you maintain a high standard of design quality without compromising your profit margins? Download the article to find out!

Getting digital personalization right — from product recommendations to cross-channel strategies — is more critical than ever.

ASICS will leverage MulseSoft's Anypoint Platform to power new e-commerce capabilities to foster direct and personalized relationships with customers across the globe.

Superior Uniform Group has switched to Rimini Street support for its SAP ECC 6 system and SAP’s Apparel and Footwear Solution module. 

Billabong, the surfwear lifestyle company, is focusing on omnichannel improvement with the deployment of Aptos Singular Commerce.

RLM Apparel Software responded to increased client demand for streamlining its integration with Amazon drop shipping by expanding the automated processes designed to make it easier and faster to fulfill B2C orders.

Accenture has signed on as a partner for the 2018 program of the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTL).

Farfetch Black & White, part of the Farfetch Group, is an independently run business unit and e-commerce platform that works directly with luxury fashion brands, creating bespoke solutions to help fully operate all aspects of their e-commerce presence.

From a consumer standpoint, fit is the number one factor when buying denim, yet 79 percent of U.S. women can’t find jeans that fit well. For most women, jean shopping is right up there with swimsuit shopping — it’s frustrating, demoralizing and confusing.

A supply chain that is not transparent can lead to continued implementation of unsustainable and unethical business practices, which can undermine a company’s reputation and bottom line. There are several traditional methods to ensure supply chain transparency.

Retail prices range from $535 – $1,098 with an approximate delivery time of 12 weeks. 

PEAK, a global professional sports brands, rolled out the world's first 3D-printed basketball boot. At the 2017 PEAK China Tour & Dwight Howard III press conference on Aug.

Given its dynamic nature and need to combine personalized marketing with a more responsive supply chain, the apparel industry is uniquely suited to benefit from physical-digital solutions combining easy-to-use NFC technology with the flexibility of cloud-based digital marketing.

There’s no one right way to enact a digital transformation, but there are important considerations that can help you map out your best path.

Using more than 200 data points on each foot captured by the Wiivv app and any smartphone camera, Wiivv’s cutting-edge technology allows computer algorithms to pinpoint the unique length, width and arch height of each person’s unique feet, creating insoles and footwear with an accurate, customized

Fashion Avenue has developed a “nice-sized business” around ugly sweaters, one of the new areas of growth enabled in recent years by a focus on results-driven technology rollouts.

“RLM allows us to accurately determine our raw materials requirements, which is a critical component to easily purchasing our fabrics and trims,” says CEO Wen Zhou.

 In the age of Amazon, Netflix and Airbnb, there are a handful of digital leaders that have set the bar for consumer expectations.

Often undetected, e-commerce sites are being hijacked by online “hawkers” – outside merchants who nest shady product advertisements and deceptive links that lure shoppers in or drive them away. 

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