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Junk Food Clothing Taps Into On-Demand Culture
4/23/2014
Until recently, you'd find the company's witty t-shirts on its web store and in top retailers around the globe, including Bloomingdale's and Urban Outfitters, but recently, the "vintage" t-shirt company partnered with eBay's Red Laser and PayPal divisions to create "occasion-based" pop-up digital stores nationwide (in Westfield malls) around occasions such as movie releases, holidays and the Super Bowl, from which customers could purchase t-shirts using QR codes.
Preventing Corruption Risk and Compliance Violations in Bangladesh Factories
4/23/2014
Despite the formation of the Accord and the Alliance, a recent factory inspection by the Bangladesh Accord Foundation revealed cracked support beams, extra floors built without permit and exposed electrical cables in the garment factories.
A Tale of Two Industries: Retail in India
4/23/2014
Indian retail is in fact two separate industries — the "organized" retail of large chains, international brands and foreign investment and a more domestic "unorganized" or "shadow" retail that exerts huge economic and political influence, and the tension between these two spheres is one of the most pressing issues facing international retailers, fashion manufacturers and textile-based businesses looking to capitalize on the Indian market.
Winning the Omnichannel Fulfillment Wars
4/16/2014
Get the scoop on how to set up a distribution center to compete in an omnichannel world.
Festivals Are Hot, but Don't Get Burned by a Trademark Lawsuit This Summer
4/15/2014
The safest way to capitalize on the popularity of events such as Coachella and SXSW is through official sponsorship, but if that's not in this year's marketing budget, how can brands engage with the participants and social media followers of these festivals without infringing on the trademark rights?
Fashion and Wearable Technology: Can They Work Together?
4/8/2014
Will this new wearable technology market be led by tech giants or by fashion houses? Will we soon be wearing gadgets instead of carrying them around with us?
The Good Old Days Weren't That Great: How a WMS Drives Efficiency in Today's Complex Omnichannel Supply Chains
4/8/2014
The opportunity to optimize your warehouse for the new omnichannel retail model will lead to greater operational efficiencies, a broader visibility of your supply chain and ultimately a superior customer experience.
Taking Charming Charlie Online
4/8/2014
Social media, videos, easy navigation, and replication of its signature shopping by color are driving success online for the accessories retailer.
Can Sustainable Supply Chains Be a Comparative Advantage?
3/31/2014
With stable prices, solid demand and moderate growth forecast for the rest of the decade, Japan's 16-trillion-yen apparel, accessory and footwear market is now back on track. Find out what it'll take for retailers operating in Japan to compete on the next level.
Bridging the Omnichannel Experience Through Personalization
3/30/2014
New technologies provide apparel consumers the constant connection they desire, but they also create the new challenge of expectation – the expectation of a seamless individualized experience across all channels when researching and buying products.
The "Store" of the Future isn't a Store: It's an Experience
3/26/2014
New technologies are transforming the way consumers think about the shopping experience and how they define what a "store" means to them.
The Year of Data Action Is Well Underway
3/19/2014
From marketing campaign data to CRM data, site analytics to purchases and returns, apparel companies must obtain, sync-up and analyze a multitude of data points in order to lead to profitable decision making in the year ahead.
Sensory Retail Marketing Strategies Center on the Customer Experience
3/18/2014
Sight, sound, touch, scent — it all matters when trying to boost sales in the physical store.
Material Aggregation: Unleash the Hidden Value in Your Supply Chain
3/18/2014
While sourcing from various locations allows retailers to sell at competitive prices yielding attractive margins, these margins can substantially erode once hidden costs are quantified.
At eTail: Mobile, Social and Personalization, Flexible Fulfillment and Fixing the Basics
3/17/2014
American Eagle, TOM's, True Religion, La Jolla, Moosejaw, DXL Group, Shoe Carnival and more weigh in on the evolving challenges of omnichannel retail.

 


Planning in the Omnichannel World with a Single View of Inventory
5/13/2014 11:00:00 AM (EST)
Moderator:
Susan Nichols, Publisher, Apparel Magazine
Panelists:
Rich Pedott, Partner, Columbus Consulting
Peter Charness, SVP America’s & CMO, TXT MAPLE LAKE
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Empower Your Creative, Technical and Commercial Teams to Collaborate
3/31/2014 11:00:00 AM (EST)
Moderator:
Susan Nichols, Publisher, Apparel Magazine
Panelists:
Katherine Dashner, Senior Engineer and Apparel Coordinator, Woolrich
Mark Harrop, CEO, WhichPLM
Robert McKee, Fashion Industry Strategy Director, Infor
Ann Mullins, Solution Consultant, Infor
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What's In-Store for Mobile? The Winning Moves In Mobile Shopping Assistance  What's In-Store for Mobile? The Winning Moves In Mobile Shopping Assistance
3/10/2014
What's next for mobile? L.E.K. shares best practices and strategies for maximizing mobile’s impact in the rapidly evolving retail landscape.
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Trend Report: Technologies Impacting Fashion Retailers – From the Farm to Consumer Trend Report: Technologies Impacting Fashion Retailers – From the Farm to Consumer
12/15/2013
Learn about new business technology innovations helping fashion retailers improve supply visibility and meet the demand of today’s omnichannel shoppers.
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