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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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August 2019

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We need to make sure we are measuring what matters to human lives.
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August 2019

Retailers using a personalized content-driven approach are more likely to create bonds between with their customers.

Mobile as a Service helps retailers to future-proof their devices and ensure all spending is sustainable.

Creating sustainable footwear is not an easy process, but new developments in footwear production are gaining popularity and are becoming increasingly available at attainable price points and with great comfort and style.

A new guideline from GS1 US offers recommendations for consolidating multiple purchase orders across various departments into a single carton to reduce shipping and handling costs while improving sustainability.

Those apparel retailers who are embracing digital transformation (DX) initiatives designed to address the customer experience, and embedding a culture of continual innovation into their operations, will be among the survivors, if not leaders, in thei

Using location data to help understand where people go and what they do and how they move, and then taking that data and tying it back to more specific consumer data, provides a better understanding of what motivates people to take action.

July 2019

With automated and integrated processes for financials, inventory and CRM, the business has more time to focus on its mission of enhancing the human-canine connection.

Customer returns have traditionally been viewed as a cost of doing business for retailers, but as the returns volume has escalated and the costs of reverse logistics skyrocket, retailers are just now coming to terms with the fact they must find a way

With a properly set up product information framework, retail brands can start translating data quality actions into tangible revenue gains and cost savings. If you’re Target, that can add up to millions.

It is important that brands take all of the precautionary measures to ensure that other companies are not profiting from their work, and while registering a trademark is the first step, it is unfortunately not enough.

This 2014 documentary explores the commodity of cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories, illuminating the work and industrial processes of the global supply chain that brings 20 billion new items of clothing to market each year.

Retailers must modernize their pricing technology infrastructures to account for each location’s competition, inventory levels and other related information to optimize each specific shop based on its own unique circumstances and data.

Suuchi is an apparel business designed to match the evolving industry in all its complexity, embracing automation, close-to-market production, real-time information flows and production runs of all sizes.

Faster internet speeds and a decrease in latencies will lead to even faster, more seamless payments made via a mobile device and usher in a new era of innovation.

For sustainable growth in an industry on the cusp of disruption, apparel brands must pursue all four online selling avenues: online retailers, marketplaces, social media platforms, and direct to consumer (DTC).

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