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Refried Apparel Transforms Dead Stock into Fun and Fashionable Goods

Get a sneak peek at one of Apparel's Innovator Award winners. You can read about the other 25 later this month.

JB Britches / ADG will utilize Visual Next’s PLM, ERP, WMS, SFA and POS suite of software to manage design, sourcing, production and sales.

The brand acquisition bolsters Milliken’s capabilities to include fleece, performance textiles for consumer, workwear and military outdoor apparel.

The U.S. sustainable cotton apparel market has been growing tremendously in recent years, yet overall remains a niche product in the U.S. retail market, accounting for only 1.6% of total cotton apparel carried by U.S. fashion brands and retailers in 2018.

The international sourcing trade show, Texworld USA, will return to the Javits Convention Center in NYC this July 22 – 24, 2019.

The combined organization will expand the geographical market, while also benefiting customers with improved customer support and increased investment in the product platform.

Color shouldn’t be an afterthought, but rather one of the first items considered when preparing for next season’s apparel line.

With a new PLM system, Rip Curl will be able to automate many of its processes to provide complete visibility and control from product concept to customer delivery.

The plus size category is forecast to grow substantially faster than the overall U.S. apparel market, at a rate of 6 percent year over year. It's still a vastly underserved market, offering many opportunities.

Among the strongest fibers produced in nature, scalable and cost-effective production of spider silk represents a ‘holy grail’ of material science.

You might be surprised to find out what’s made here in the States.

Product innovation teams will be able to create virtual materials to share across their entire workflow process from design through production and quality control.

Fashion retailers need only two words to describe the frenetic pace of change taking place within their industry: Amazon and Zara.

Digital Planning Board will allow for the creative aspects of the business, while harnessing financial data to make informed decisions.

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