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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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October 2019

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It's been a wonderful 24 years with Apparel.
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October 2019

AI can help predict sales dynamics and craft optimal prices for every repricing cycle — quickly.

In this section of the report, we focus on technology advances and things to consider when making investment decisions.

Traditional denim production has a major negative impact on the environment and the people who make it. Here's how to improve the process.

Between the two of them, Wigwam and Bollman have been manufacturing socks and hats in the United States for 265 years, collectively.

Brands need to execute a flawlessly human experience, or risk losing customers and profits in the process.

Southern Fried Cotton (SFC) proved that SKU-level RFID product identification delivers the same game-changing benefits for a small enterprise as it does for companies operating on a larger scale.

Here's how to balance cost with content for a successful project.

This annual RFID Special Report is Apparel's annual review of relevant marketplace developments. Part 1 of the report will focus on commercial topics. Part 2, which will be published next week, will focus on technology advances and considerations to guide future investment decisions.

The new hyper-curated service is made possible by the company’s increasing gains in data science.

Reformation, Rothy’s and Outdoor Voices are embracing technology across their enterprises to enable them to focus on what matters: the customer experience.

Should we stay or should we go? Tariffs are driving up the cost of goods but finding production elsewhere isn't as easy as it sounds. Here are some points to consider.

September 2019

Did you know that women size 14 and above represent 68 percent of American women? And still, they don't have the same fashion offerings. The company decided to change that.

An expected rise in holiday sales can be music to e-tailers' ears, but only if they're prepared to handle the increase in inventory needs, fulfillment demands and potential returns. Here are some tips to help smooth the logistics.

Every retailer wants to customize the shopping experience, but very few have achieved a level of personalization that is both desirable and seamless across channels. According to a recent survey, these apparel and footwear retailers have come closest.

The burgeoning technology presents a radical solution to the technical aspects of managing and maintaining a sustainable supply chain.

By linking behavioral, customer and product data at scale, the apparel company was able to boost conversions and drive revenue without sacrificing margins.

Fifty percent of all search is expected to be performed through voice by 2020. This is transforming the way people shop.

Because of the high cost of customer acquisition, there’s a good chance that a shopper will only become profitable after the second purchase, presenting loyalty as a major opportunity to seize.

Making better, more comfortable product and keeping the Pacific Garbage Patch from growing are two goals of OR exhibitors.

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