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Jordan Speer

Editor-in-Chief

Jordan Speer is Apparel's editor-in-chief. She can be reached at [email protected]

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February 2019

Feb
08
In the most amazing combination of revolutionary and totally boring ever, we as consumers have evolved from shopping in stores, to ordering online and waiting, to ordering online and picking up from a locker, back at the store.
Feb
05
Walmart, Amazon, JD.com and Alibaba.com are among retailers optimizing core business while innovating new ones. You should too.
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February 2019

Trade credit can be essential to helping your grow your apparel business. New innovations in fintech, spawned by advances in AI, are reducing risk its risk.

January 2019

Fashion retailers need only two words to describe the frenetic pace of change taking place within their industry: Amazon and Zara.

Merchants can reap the benefits of being able to tap into new markets and reach more customers, but they need to strategize their global expansion.

Mobility and cross-channel solutions are still high on the list of investment for retailers and brands.

Sleek, new mobile applications can make for more agile workforces and speed up the production process, but they are only effective if employees can understand and properly utilize the software.

And what do Blackberrys, brands and babies have to do with it?

This year previous areas of investment should see big return, with social commerce, in-store technologies, and artificial intelligence becoming more widely adopted and fully integrated into the everyday shopping experience.

In case you missed these in 2018, it's not to late to catch the top 10 stories of last year.

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