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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.

The pressure is on for further investment to link supply chain activities and PLM activities together and make combined investments with a goal of achieving business agility in an increasingly complex global environment.

This article takes a look at the U.S. retail market beyond what macro-level trade statistics typically provide.

The international sourcing trade show, Texworld USA, will return to the Javits Convention Center in NYC this July 22 – 24, 2019.

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

As we approach the Passover season, a time associated with remembering and escaping past constraints, we are entertaining the very real prospect the United States and China could conclude a trade agreement to end the “hot” trade war that has been raging for the past year.

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.

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.

Some apparel manufacturing is returning to the United States, but ramping up at a greater scale necessitates greater automation, higher-skilled employees, better training, an industry image makeover and some serious investment.

In case you missed these in 2018, it's not to late to catch the top 10 stories of last year.

To keep pace with growth, this full-package manufacturer needed a system that could scale with its growing business requirements.

For more than a decade, Apparel magazine and Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, have teamed up to look at the elements involved in global sourcing excellence for apparel.

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.

As you standardize your processes to reduce product development times, improve product quality, or better integrate design and development productivity, PLM can serve as the hub for your business.

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.

Whether or not tariffs will be effective in addressing the long-term policies of foreign governments is anybody’s guess. In the meantime, they are likely to affect your current supply chains. How should you respond? What is your tariff strategy?

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

All three components of the trifecta must work hand in hand to achieve a compliant supply chain. Where there are gaps, scientific breakthroughs in microbiome identification are coming to the rescue.

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