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Interested in the latest content on apparel supply chain issues and apparel fulfillment, shipping & logistics news and trends? Look no further.

Starting Off on the Right Foot with Optimal Choices for Shoes

Creating sustainable footwear is not an easy process, but new developments in footwear production are gaining popularity and are becoming increasingly available at attainable price points and with great comfort and style.

Reducing Waste by Consolidating Purchase Orders

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.

With a properly set up product information framework, retail brands can start translating data quality actions into tangible revenue gains and cost savings. If you’re Target, that can add up to millions.

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.

Suuchi is an apparel business designed to match the evolving industry in all its complexity, embracing automation, close-to-market production, real-time information flows and production runs of all sizes.

This 2014 documentary explores the commodity of cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories, illuminating the work and industrial processes of the global supply chain that brings 20 billion new items of clothing to market each year.

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.

If done correctly, ship-from-store fulfillment not only addresses rising customer expectations, but also helps retailers avoid markdowns and lost sales, decrease fulfillment costs and increase full-price sales.

Get a sneak peek at one of Apparel's Innovator Award winners. You can read about the other 25 later this month.

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