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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 2018

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The best time to make an investment in yourself is when the sun is already shining on your business, and you have money to spend.
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August 2018

Getting to know your customers, building a well-crafted image and a carefully curated online assortment will enable this transformation.

During the first peak holiday season after implementing its new system, American Eagle's distribution center processed as many orders in six days as in the entire prior three months.

For fast-fashion retailers that are determined to compete in the fast-paced online world, it is critical to digitize supply chains and be capable of analyzing real-time sales data to understand where customers’ preferences are trending.

When Frank Herbert launched Frank's Pants in December 2016, he began by offering premium US-made khakis. He still does, but his new hit item came as a total surprise.

To provide a seamless omnichannel experience, leading retailers are implementing technology to deliver unique recommendations, leveraging data to provide services across all channels, and developing global inventory pools for real-time access to item

July 2018

Physical stores and online shopping have been tiptoeing around each other for years, but continued integration of technology is acting like an enzyme in the shopping mix, forever changing both entities to create a third and far more exciting experien

The manufacturing facility, which will allow U.S. companies to produce closer to home, expects 100 employees on board by year’s end.

This is the one thing everyone is missing about Amazon.

Today, analytics is one of the most vital tools apparel retailers can take advantage of in order to statistically identify the key factors and criteria which highly correlate with loss.

Now more than ever, retailers and manufacturers need to take active steps to take stock of their intellectual property and determine what steps they need to take to protect that property from misuse while reducing their own risk of infringement.

Personalization offers an appealing, cost-effective way for consumers to form an emotional connection to a particular product or brand, and builds more loyalty to retailers.

After 25 years working as a graphic designer in the corporate world, Caroline Harper was ready for a change. She wanted something more artistic, more tactile. She started working at an art gallery, where shibori designs kept catching her eye.

A successful digital transformation strategy must include an integrated, intelligent system that delivers the product lifecycle, from the stitch to the shelf.

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