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The Top 6 Global Supply Chain Expectations for 2019

Supply chains are running at full steam, despite many obstacles; rising transportation costs, sourcing shifts, retaliatory tariffs, demanding consumers, and other challenges will define 2019 for global trade.

Top 10 Apparel Stories of 2018

In case you missed these in 2018, it's not to late to catch the top 10 stories of last year.

Now, it’s all about creating meaningful customer experiences that build loyalty in an intensely competitive marketplace.

It is during this time – when retailers are at the peak of holiday shopping hysteria – that the most valuable lessons will be learned, which will shape strategies, processes and technology investments in the year ahead.

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.

Fifty-seven percent of all Black Friday sales were to new customers and 21 percent will likely buy again.

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.

When buying a gift, who do you think spends more — men or women?

Afterpay, a digital platform that offers interest-free installment plans for online and in-store purchases, today launched its first U.S.-based in-store solution at the REVOLVE pop-up shop in New York City.

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 experience for consumers and companies alike.

Global luxury brands and increasingly U.S. companies are recognizing that China's burgeoning marketplace offers a dramatic launch pad for both established and emerging lines.

Whether or not tariffs will be effective in addressing the long-term policies of foreign governments is anybody’s guess. In the meantime, they are likely to affect your current supply chains. How should you respond? What is your tariff strategy?

With the acquisition, Walmart will gain a greater share of the fast-growing plus-size apparel market.

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