November 2005

Issue Article:

Event Outlook: Technology's Next Frontier on Display at Tech Conference

11/01/2005 - By Michael D. Cole, Contributing Author

With the apparel industry deeply entrenched in global sourcing, technology is increasingly viewed as a competitive advantage.

Inside Apparel: Eyes Wide Open

11/01/2005 - By Marshall Kay and Stephen Bogart, Kurt Salmon Associates

One of the participants in last month's Apparel Executive Forum chose these two words to describe the event's content, which ranged from presentations such as "Speed to Market: Making It Work" to "Retail Competitive Update: What's Hot?"

Letters: Call for Consortium Hits the Mark

11/01/2005 -

Product News: November 2005


GERS Retail Systems, a provider of enterprise software solutions, has introduced the VendorConnect electronic transaction exchange service for the general retail markets including apparel, sporting goods and other merchandise categories.

Production Solutions: Apparel PLM: A New Approach

11/01/2005 - By Thomas J. Ryan, Contributing Editor

After a few years of overpromising and under-delivering by several technology providers, product lifecycle management (PLM) needs a new approach for the apparel space, according to Kevin O'Marah, vice president of PLM, AMR Research.

Special Report: Sourcing: The China Question

11/01/2005 - By Kathleen DesMarteau, Apparel

No one has many answers when it comes to near-term sourcing in China, but there was an air of determination rather than resignation among some of the Chinese apparel manufacturers at Apparel's 2nd annual China Sourcing Fair.

Technology Initiatives: Pulling the Trigger on RFID in Apparel Retail

11/01/2005 - By Marshall Kay and Stephen Bogart, Kurt Salmon Associates

Apparel retailers can benefit significantly even from small-scale adoptions of item-level RFID tagging.


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