Is there even such a thing as a ‘channel’ anymore? Department stores are in fierce competition to win and keep customers, and the ante keeps upping, as consumers shop in more places, expect quick fulfilment at the location of their choice, and increasingly expect engagement of the personalized variety.
I know many of you readers think Apparel’s offices are in the Big Apple, but we’re actually down here in Columbia, S.C. — just a few blocks from the newly Confederate-Flag-free Statehouse, which no doubt you’ve seen highlighted in the news recently, wherever you live.
Disney’s Frozen holds a dominant position while digital platforms including vlogger videos and new streaming shows are bringing new color to the licensing world.
EPC-enabled RFID provides tangible benefits and results because of its ability to deliver inventory visibility — a key pillar of omnichannel retailing.
PLUS: Vendor Viewpoint – Interview with Peg Kastner, Vice President of Professional Services, Checkpoint Systems
In a fast-paced fashion environment, the biggest asset fashion manufacturers have is the ability to get new ideas to consumers quickly.
The good news? Retailers have more data than ever before. The bad news? Retailers have more data than ever before.
PLUS: Vendor Viewpoint – Interview with Roberto Mangual, Chief Operating Officer, Simparel Inc.
Always-on consumers raise the stakes when it comes to transparency. Apparel companies must rethink their operations to gain a transparent view from the back end to the consumer-facing.
PLUS: Vendor Viewpoint – Interview with Gary Barraco, Senior Director, Supply Chain Solutions, Amber Road
Greater speed to market is a top priority in global sourcing this year, while companies remain focused on quality as they explore new sourcing partners and regions.