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 January 2007
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Cover Story:
Cover Story: Wal-Mart Goes ECO
01/01/2007
Author: Jordan K. Speer
Wal-Mart's commitment to global sustainability has put sustainable textiles squarely on the retailer's agenda.
Publisher's Note:
Publisher's Note
01/01/2007
We all know the old adage that you can't improve what you can't measure. Indeed, you can't even begin to assess your performance if you can't measure it.
The Market:
SPESA Expo Material World, Technology Solutions
03/30/2007
The three co-located events are designed to bring a wide range of solutions and networking opportunities to apparel manufacturers, brands and retailers.
Private Equity Investment Accelerates Eddie Bauer, Athlete's Foot among Latest Targets
01/01/2007
Private equity investment firms continue to show their increasing influence in the apparel market with a flurry of acquisitions..
Retail Intelligence: In Brief:
La Senza Goes Live with NSB
12/06/2006
La Senza, the 300-store Canadian retail chain that recently was acquired by Limited Brands, has gone live with NSB's merchandising and replenishment solution.
Retail Intelligence In Brief: January 2007
01/01/2007
SAS CEO Shares Perspectives on Retail Macys.com Chooses Marketmax for Planning The SAS Institute Inc., which celebrated 30 years in business last year and is on its way to reaching $2 billion.
Supply Chain: Case Study:
Kaufhof's Differentiating Factor: RFID
01/01/2007
Author: Jordan K. Speer
RFID technology is paving the way for this Germany-based department store to improve visibility into its inventory.
Supply Chain: In Brief:
Paxar Introduces PaxarComplyline
11/21/2006
Paxar Corp. has developed a new solution called PaxarComplyline, which is being launched first in the European market but also is available to U.S. customers.
Supply Chain In Brief: January 2007
01/01/2007
Paxar Corp. has developed a new solution called PaxarComplyline, which was launched in the European market but also is available to U.S. customers.
Sourcing & Logistics: Case Study:
How Gap Manages Social Compliance
01/01/2007
Author: Chelan David
It's been 10 years since Gap Inc. established its vendor code of conduct and global compliance team. Since then, the retailer has embraced a more collaborative approach and leveraged systems to a greater extent to measure vendor performance.
Sourcing & Logistics: In Brief:
Sourcing & Logistics In Brief: January 2007
01/01/2007
Brandot International, an apparel holding company founded by former Mast Industries chief Martin Trust, has announced a joint venture in India with the Bannari Amman Group.
Concept-to-Spec Case Study:
Making Color Count - Part I
01/01/2007
Author: Jordan K. Speer
Implementing digital color programs, dealing with multi-sourced product and integrating color systems with PLM top the list of challenges for color management professionals.
Quicksilver: Surf's Up for PLM
01/01/2007
Author: Jordan K. Speer
A new PLM system is allowing Quiksilver's design teams to share large art files globally in real time, eliminating major time lags and improving the creative process.
Concept-to-Spec: In Brief:
Concept-to-Spec In Brief
01/01/2007
Patagonia has expanded its use of FlexPLM, PTC's retail, footwear and apparel solution, to optimize the design and manufacturing of its apparel lines.
Fiber-to-Fabric: Case Study:
'Dynamic' Technical Outerwear Collaboration
01/01/2007
Cloudveil worked closely with Schoeller to integrate Schoeller-dynamic fabric and NanoSphere technology into its new Switchback jacket.
Fiber-to-Fabric: In Brief:
Fiber-to-Fabric In Brief: January 2007
01/01/2007
Organization Anticipates Burgeoning Growth for Organic Fibers Jill Dumain, director of environmental analysis, Patagonia Inc., has been elected chair of the board of directors for the Oakland, CA-based Organic Exchange (OE), a non-profit organization comm

 


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