A new guideline from GS1 US offers recommendations for consolidating multiple purchase orders across various departments into a single carton to reduce shipping and handling costs while improving sustainability.
Customer returns have traditionally been viewed as a cost of doing business for retailers, but as the returns volume has escalated and the costs of reverse logistics skyrocket, retailers are just now coming to terms with the fact they must find a way to mitigate the problem.
In Apparel’s 2nd annual Technology Outlook, reducing product costs stands out as the key business initiative for the second year in a row, with improving the e-commerce experience the top priority in terms of supporting growth in 2019.
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.
For sustainable growth in an industry on the cusp of disruption, apparel brands must pursue all four online selling avenues: online retailers, marketplaces, social media platforms, and direct to consumer (DTC).
Apparel lifestyle brands must be able to fulfill orders through many different channels. An integrated software system can automate much of the behind-the-scenes work required to be an omnichannel fashion success.