At last month’s Sourcing at MAGIC, Apparel hosted its annual Sourcing Summit in conjunction with Kurt Salmon, featuring a panel of sourcing and industry experts addressing subjects from China to compliance to skills needed by future sourcing leaders.
This issue marks the 8th annual anniversary of Apparel’s Top Innovators and during this time we have profiled and honored hundreds of apparel companies and retailers — from household name super-brands to up-and-coming entrepreneurs. It’s been fun!
For the second year in a row, Sourcing at MAGIC, held last month in Las Vegas alongside MAGIC and its related retail buying shows, put an emphasis on sourcing in the Americas, and included for the first time a Made in L.A.
Any successful apparel firm involved with sourcing production knows that endlessly chasing cheaper options is a dead-end. While low cost is still important, the entire ecosystem has vastly changed. Whereas 15 to 20 years ago buyer/vendor relationships were tactical and local, and not ve
This year, von Furstenberg is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her creation of the wrap dress, which became a symbol of power and independence for women, and landed the designer on the cover of Newsweek in 1976, at which point she had sold more than a million dresses.