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Cover Story:

Outlook 2015

12/01/2014 - In this annual report, Apparel’s Editorial Advisory Board members and other apparel executives take a stab at predicting some of the challenges and opportunities we might expect in 2015. What’s the word? Expect further bifurcation of the market into luxury and lower-end product as it mirrors the increasing economic divide, the growth of omnichannel retailing, social media’s increasing influence on the consumer and much, much more.

PLUS: Vendor ViewpointInterview with Steven Quon, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Jesta I.S.

Research and Reports:

The State of Global Compliance

12/01/2014 - At a time when socially responsible, traceable and compliant production and supply chain processes are more critical than ever, it’s imperative to stay abreast of global shifts. This inaugural report, to be followed by three more in 2015, examines and highlights at a high level the major issues executives should be tracking throughout the global supply chain.