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This year’s group of 26 Apparel Innovator Award winners is pushing the barriers when it comes to satisfying consumer demand. Read on to learn about a wide range of innovations ranging from unique product offerings to smart uses of technology.

Sometimes innovation comes from outside, in a flash, but more often than not it's the result of seeing things differently, after many years of accumulated experience and knowledge.

If we leave robotic tasks to the robots, seeking to blend the best of what both humans and technology have to offer, we’ll reap the benefits of unleashing the creative forces of the human mind.

With unified enterprise systems for greater inventory visibility, algorithms designed to gain deeper product and customer insights, 3D for faster and more efficient design and development, and much much more, this year’s Innovators are addressing and fulfilling consumer demand.

Walmart, Amazon, JD.com and Alibaba.com are among retailers optimizing core business while innovating new ones. You should too.

In the most amazing combination of revolutionary and totally boring ever, we as consumers have evolved from shopping in stores, to ordering online and waiting, to ordering online and picking up from a locker, back at the store.

In this exclusive Apparel Magazine report, you’ll find inspiring profiles of tomorrow’s young leaders evolving our industry for the future.

The Top Millennials (and one Gen Zer): the headlines might have you believe they’re all entitled, lazy, [insert negative adjective here] but as you’ll see from this collection of outstanding young professionals, the under-30 crowd has the entrepreneurial spirit in spades.

Apparel is calling for nominations for the 2019 Innovator Awards.

To succeed with modern consumers, apparel retailers must look to future-forward technology to enhance — but not replace — the human touch in the store experience.

To succeed with modern consumers, apparel retailers must look to future-forward technology to enhance — but not replace — the human touch in the store experience.
 

To truly have an impact when it comes to developing effective sustainability programs, apparel retailers and brands must look at the back-end of product creation: the supply chain.

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