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. Because even if you’ve hit a sweet spot, you can rest assured that resting on your laurels will give some other company an opportunity to knock you off of it.
Beyond the tactile parts of the apparel supply chain — the textiles and apparel themselves, of course, but also the shop-floor equipment and the ships and the pallets and the trucks and the conveyors and the packaging and the hangers draped over an arm on the way to the dressing room — lies somet
For several years, “innovation” has been one of the hottest topics in retail. With so much change and disruption taking place all around, it’s easy to see why retailers have been so eager to find silver bullet solutions to their in-store traffic and market share woes.