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Cover Story:

The Apparel Top 50 for 2015

07/06/2015 - Ready. Set. Go. The Top 50 share many points of commonality, but the biggest might be that they are all feverishly pursuing better, faster and more personalized customer engagement.

Editor's Note:

It’s All About That Space

07/14/2015 - From the bottom to the top of the apparel supply chain, retailing is about capturing the right space — in everything from store and DC location to space in the consumer’s closet, and this year, despite the unique business models that comprise Apparel's annual Top 50 companies, most faced the same challenges — or opportunities, depending on your perspective — of space.

Retail Intelligence:

Customer-Centricity and the Retail CMO of the Future

07/06/2015 - Customers, and the technologies with which they choose to engage, will continue to transform the retail industry, and CMOs must adapt quickly to gain market share.

INFOGRAM: Straight Talk from the Customer

07/01/2015 - Did you know more than one-third of Millennials use mobile/tablet devices while shopping in stores, while 1 in 2 use mobile/tablet devices while shopping outside the store.

Supply Chain:

INFOGRAM: Snapshot: Global Apparel

07/01/2015 - Did you know the largest apparel markets are Brazil, China, Italy, Japan and the United States?

Moving Toward a ‘Fulfill-from-Anywhere’ Model

07/01/2015 - True omnichannel fulfillment ultimately requires inventory visibility, as well as a more integrated, standards-based approach across all members of the supply chain.

PLUS: Vendor ViewpointInterview with Bob McKee, Senior Product Director, Global Fashion Industry SME, Infor

Research and Reports:

Materials Testing & Compliance: What Every Executive Needs to Know to Protect the Brand and Business

07/01/2015 - Apparel companies must be proactive in managing the complexities of testing and compliance or risk losing far more time and money on the back end in reacting to problems.

Executive Guide to Responsible Global Production, Part II

Roundtable Discussion with Joe Walkuski, CEO and Founder, TEXbase and Gary Barraco, Senior Director, Supply Chain Solutions, Amber Road


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