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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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December 2018

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Many of the jobs that are better suited to humans increasingly require people to have better and more targeted technological skills, and the gap between the skills that people have and the skills they need is growing larger by the day.
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December 2018

A new digital core can optimize your mission-critical processes, create new capabilities to better understand and anticipate customer needs, and provide a foundation that lets you take advantage of emerging technologies such as big data, artificial i

New research provides an eye-opening look at just how error-prone current inventory management systems are when compared to those that leverage RFID.

Finding the right mix of technology and talent and creating a seamless experience across the shopping journey is the key to customer loyalty and satisfaction.

The profile system is based on specific body types that have been created through extensive and “high touch” development processes that involve actually trying various garments on varying body types.

November 2018

Among the release's new features are an integrated ray trace engine, cloud rendering service and photorealistic fur images.

Through item-level RFID technology, retailers are able to have inventory accountability at every step of the supply chain.

While there are many categories that are not currently impacted by these tariffs, such as footwear, jewelry and apparel, we fully anticipate that they will be included in future tariff announcements.

With a focus on segmentation, personalization and net revenue, retailers can make the most of the visitors that convert in the peak season.

The race to win last-mile delivery isn’t just about speed; it’s about giving customers a full menu of delivery options to fit their preferences at the point of purchase, each and every time.

Its new technology and workflows have enabled Eileen Fisher to infuse the creative process with customer-centric data and channel business plans, and to develop an assortment plan that will integrate input from all cross-functional partners.

With its combined OMS and Salesforce solutions in place, Browns has significantly reduced the chance of selling out-of-stock items and has optimized retail operations.

The urgency to implement localized, customer-centric assortments is now imperative as the reach of Amazon or other digitally nimble competitors (with endless assortments and endless customer data) continues to loom.

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