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.
The U.S. sustainable cotton apparel market has been growing tremendously in recent years, yet overall remains a niche product in the U.S. retail market, accounting for only 1.6% of total cotton apparel carried by U.S. fashion brands and retailers in 2018.
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.
The study reveals that many still don’t have the supply chain transparency they need to quickly change course in a landscape fraught with risks that require them to respond — responsibly — to sudden market shifts.
This week I had the pleasure of being a guest on The Suuchi Podcast, hosted by Lorenzo Gerena. We discussed a wide range of topics, from offshore vs. U.S. manufacturing to the growing importance of visibility and sustainability, and how technology is changing the industry.
bluesign technologies and Textile Exchange are collaborating on back-to-back conferences that will cover the most important sustainability challenges facing the textile and apparel sector.
The 5th bluesign® conference is hosted biannually by bluesign technologies.
Increasingly purchases are grounded in individual and brand values, but a lack of credible information about how clothes are made often pushes consumers to base purchase decisions solely on price. That needs to change.