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A collection of featured Research & Reports.

An Executive’s Guide to new trends, consumer behavior, retail disruption, innovation, technology and the rapidly changing landscape of the industry.

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.

The key to developing a healthy omnichannel business comes from identifying a few competitive advantages in the physical in-store environment that can provide the same sort of seamless types of interactions experienced online.

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.

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.
 

Apparel’s annual report on RFID/IoT identifies the year’s most pertinent developments, shines the spotlight on industry leaders and offers guidance for investment decisions.

A tanning system that is more sustainable and enables the production of high-quality chrome-free leather. This article discusses the many fundamental advantages of Stahl EasyWhite Tan™.

This special issue is a guide to suppliers of software and related IT solutions to the apparel marketplace, including vendor contact information, operating system requirements and a round-up of functions and services.

Is your brick-and-mortar store prepared for the digital commerce disruption? Download this white paper and learn Toad&Co’s approach to tackling the next-gen store.

Designers and consumers are adapting to the current digital revolution while the fashion marketplace is becoming more fast-paced and complex. How do you maintain a high standard of design quality without compromising your profit margins? Download the article to find out!

Retailers already know they need a stable website to capture orders. They also need to invest in their IT infrastructure across the spectrum, because if any of these interdependent systems fail — from order entry to RFID to OMS — major business disruptions will follow.

For the past decade, Apparel magazine and Kurt Salmon have teamed up to look at the elements involved in global sourcing excellence for apparel.

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new,” said the Greek philosopher Socrates. Learn how you can lead successful retail change.

It requires a more integrated, standards-based approach across all members of the supply chain.

There’s no one right way to enact a digital transformation, but there are important considerations that can help you map out your best path.

X Factor

The news is not what Amazon brings to American retail. The news is what Amazon doesn’t have, at least not yet. There lie the risks and opportunities for itself and others, at least in the fashion apparel space. What are the haves and the have nots that drive those perils and opportunities? Read on.

PLM Report

With the latest evolution, PLM encourages more inclusivity for multiple internal teams and external suppliers. It also enables greater process automation and analysis of important product development and supply chain information.

This special issue is a guide to suppliers of software and related IT solutions to the apparel marketplace, including vendor contact information, operating system requirements and a round-up of functions and services.

Plus! Industry Perspectives

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