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Your premier headquarters for the latest news and original content on apparel retail intelligence, from omnichannel and e-commerce to BOPIS, holiday shopping trends, innovative apparel retail experiences, developments in social media, augmented reality and virtual reality, and more.

Getting to Know Your Gen Z Workforce

Insight #2: They don't like reports.

These are the top five trends poised to shape apparel supply chains in the coming year.

With a dynamic warehouse environment, retailers can merge channels seamlessly, exploiting opportunities to cut costs and improve service.

Each year, stores see an influx of returns after the holidays. In fact, in 2017, U.S. customers returned about $351 billion worth of items. This is more than the Gross Domestic Product of Israel for that year!

Your journey to cross-channel effectiveness and customer-experience mastery begins with six interconnected steps. By taking these steps thoughtfully and actively, you can position your apparel company to compete more effectively in our now thoroughly connected retail world.

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

If you’ve been watching the apparel industry for a long time, there are things you’ve likely come to realize about it. One of them? The inexorable march of time does not care about your apparel business model.

Today’s consumers expect to receive merchandise all but instantly, which means you need to think of the last mile in the context of your overall business strategy, supply chain and approach to customer satisfaction.

Tariffs are hurting U.S. companies and making it difficult to plan for the short- and long-term future, but a U.S.-China trade deal may be on the horizon.

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.

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