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July 2017

Cover Story:

The Apparel Top 50 for 2017

07/05/2017 - Jordan K. Speer and Jessica Binns

The top-performing public apparel firms are working diligently to meet consumer demand with innovative product, fast delivery and seamless experiences across channels, while facing down the challenges of a swiftly changing retail world. Take a look at what these firms are doing to stay relevant — and profitable.

Editor's Note:

I Left My Heart in an ‘A’ Mall

07/06/2017 - Jordan K. Speer

Retailers that can bring their digital and physical spaces together seamlessly to provide an easy, fun and meaningful experience for the consumer will win her loyalty. 

Retail Intelligence:

In Retail Mobility Strategy, ‘Context First’ Is Built to Last

07/06/2017 - Tony Fross, Mark Payne And Don Swalinski

Retailers have broadly embraced the “mobile-first” approach 
to next-gen digital experiences. But “context-first” design is a bigger and more durable idea.

INFOGRAM: Building Customer Retention and Loyalty Across Channels

07/06/2017 -

Today’s supply chains can also be much simpler because of technology solutions that allow for transparency into one version of the truth, in real time, on one single platform.

INFOGRAM: Playing to Win at Omnichannel

07/05/2017 -

A successful omnichannel strategy requires one view of the shopper across channels — and one that offers convenience, consistency, relevance, empowerment and agility.

The Apparel Top 50 for 2017

07/05/2017 - Jordan K. Speer and Jessica Binns

The top-performing public apparel firms are working diligently to meet consumer demand with innovative product, fast delivery and seamless experiences across channels, while facing down the challenges of a swiftly changing retail world. Take a look at what these firms are doing to stay relevant — and profitable.

Supply Chain:

Addressing Risk in Apparel Supply Chains

07/06/2017 - Victoria Brown

In the past decade or so, with the rise of e-commerce, consumer visibility into retail competitor portfolios, localization and personalization of goods and experiences, and the globalization of sourcing, retail supply chains are facing risks of unprecedented complexity and volume.

INFOGRAM: Simplyfying Data Sharing for Seamless Omnichannel

07/06/2017 -

Without a widespread, organized way to exchange e-commerce product attributes, the retail industry could risk creating extra work, errors and confusion, causing customers to have a disconnected experience.

The Apparel Top 50 for 2017

07/05/2017 - Jordan K. Speer and Jessica Binns

The top-performing public apparel firms are working diligently to meet consumer demand with innovative product, fast delivery and seamless experiences across channels, while facing down the challenges of a swiftly changing retail world. Take a look at what these firms are doing to stay relevant — and profitable.

Research and Reports:

X Factor, Part II: Amazon, Apparel and Retail: Where is the Achilles' Heel?

07/06/2017 - Margaret Bishop

Part II: Amazon, Apparel and Retail: Where is the Achilles' Heel?

The news is not what Amazon brings to American retail. The news is what Amazon doesn’t have, at least not yet. There lie the risks and opportunities for itself and others, at least in the fashion apparel space. What are the haves and the have nots that drive those perils and opportunities? Read on.

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2017 Apparel Sourcing Summit
2017 Apparel Executive Forum