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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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June 2019

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Sometimes innovation comes from outside, in a flash, but more often than not it's the result of seeing things differently, after many years of accumulated experience and knowledge.
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June 2019

Get a sneak peek at one of Apparel's Innovator Award winners. You can read about the other 25 later this month.

Emboldened by a growth economy, an abundance of opportunities for paid internships, and a desire for experiences that simultaneously boosts their resume and matches their values, teens aren’t filling retail roles like they once did.

May 2019

The ongoing U.S.-China trade wars throws another factor into consideration when choosing which country within Asia to target first for e-commerce.

The U.S. sustainable cotton apparel market has been growing tremendously in recent years, yet overall remains a niche product in the U.S. retail market, accounting for only 1.6% of total cotton apparel carried by U.S.

The denim-focused retailer started with CRM, AOM and POS and is currently implementing a new EOM system.

Making smart technology investments can deliver tremendous value to retail stores, to optimize staffing, increase inventory turns, enable secure frictionless transactions, and to empower store associates to become effective brand ambassadors.

This article takes a look at the U.S. retail market beyond what macro-level trade statistics typically provide.

Insight #2: They don't like reports.

These are the top five trends poised to shape apparel supply chains in the coming year.

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