PAST ISSUE

February 2006

Issue Article:

Concept-to-Spec Case Study

02/01/2006 - Jordan K. Speer

Pattern design and 3-D modeling software are taking this skating and dance wear company to new heights.

Events

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FTA Update

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Implementation of the CAFTA-DR agreement was still mired in technicalities as of press time, but free trade agreements with Peru and Bahrain were moving right along.

Getting On the Ground

02/01/2006 - Kathleen Desmarteau

One of the big buzzes at this years National Retail Federation (NRF) convention was supply chain efficiency.

Jones Selects SAP

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Jones Apparel Group will implement the SAP apparel and footwear solution as its core enterprise system.

Lessons from a Mega-Manufacturer

02/01/2006 - Jordan K. Speer

Dr. Harry Lee of TAL Group shares his take on collaboration

Mark Your Calendar!

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PLM Picking Up Steam

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Gerber Unveils PLM Solution for Fashion Market

Retail Intelligence Case Study

02/01/2006 - Bonnie McCarthy

With a history tracing back to 1882, the Danskin brand has always focused on apparel that improves the performance of its target dancewear and womens active wear consumer.

Retail Intelligence In Brief: February 2006

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Carrefour Group Taps Soft Solutions for Data Consolidation, Product Information Management

Stain Repellent Soil Release: Fiber-to-Fabric Technology Report

02/01/2006 - Jordan K. Speer

From playground mud puddles to happy-hour wine spills, stains take different forms.

Supply Chain Case Study

02/01/2006 - Jordan K. Speer

Lemmi Fashion has been forging new ground since it opened its doors in 1959 as Lemmi Trousers, specializing in different fits for children.

Tackles Compliance with Integrated IT: Sourcing & Logistics Case Study

02/01/2006 - Kathleen DesMarteau

With shipment security under intense scrutiny since 9/11, apparel importers such as American Eagle Outfitters have had to adapt to an all-new world of customs compliance.

Techtextil to Focus on High-Tech Fabrics

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The Techtextil North America international trade fair, to take place March 28-30 in Atlanta, will feature hundreds of technical textile exhibits and an educational symposium program.

Wal-Mart Sharpens Its Fashion Focus

02/01/2006 - Kathleen DesMarteau

This year promises to be a landmark one for fashion at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as the retailer executes an apparel strategy built on considerable market research and analysis.