As part of its ongoing transformation, Sears recently launched ‘Connected Solutions’ pilot shops in stores and online that offer a selection of curated and complementary devices in one convenient location for consumers to access with ease. The new shop-in-shops come under the Shop Your Way… Read MoreRead More Read more
PRESS RELEASE: NGC today announced the release and immediate availability of NGC ERP Xpress, a cloud-based version of NGC’s industry-leading fashion ERP solution. NGC ERP Xpress provides the robust features of NGC’s enterprise application in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model delivered in the cloud. With NGC ERP Xpress,… Read MoreRead More Read more
Global apparel fit expert Alvanon announced plans to launch a virtual fit form avatar based on its leading AlvaForm technical fit mannequins. The new Virtual AlvaForm will enable garment designers and fit technicians to create, develop, fit and share their designs on avatars that are… Read MoreRead More Read more
From fibers and yarns, to textiles and technologies, the entire high-tech value chain came together last week at the Techtextil North America exhibition, held in conjunction with Texprocess Americas and the composites show JEC, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Texprocess, the platform… Read MoreRead More Read more
At a Techtextil symposium session Wednesday titled, “High Performance: Sports and Outdoor,” panelists discussed the ever-evolving world of performance textiles and what’s next for the sector. Performance fabrics are made for a variety of end-use applications to provide functional qualities like abrasion resistance, cut resistance,… Read MoreRead More Read more
Starting an apparel brand used to be easy. During the post-war boom years, an entrepreneur with a bright idea could scrape together six figures, hire a young designer and manufacture locally. In 1976 fashion designer Liz Claiborne famously co-founded her own firm with husband Arthur… Read MoreRead More Read more
At the eleventh edition of Techtextil North America, held in Atlanta, Ga. Tuesday, automation was the clear focus for tomorrow’s technology. In an area dedicated to showcasing the latest in cutting-edge technologies transforming the textile industry, called the “Cool Zone,” companies displayed 3D body scanning… Read MoreRead More Read more
Global fiber producer INVISTA has introduced a new bio-derived spandex that uses fiber from a renewable source made from dextrose derived from corn. The use of renewable feedstock results in lower CO2 emissions than spandex produced using traditional raw materials. The sustainable spandex fiber–the only… Read MoreRead More Read more
Radio frequency identification (RFID) has seen a recent resurgence as retailers seek more accurate inventory counts in order to deliver a true omnichannel experience to ever-savvy consumers.
Retailers now know consumers are constantly shopping, and todayâ€™s buyer wants the freedom to make purchases anywhere, anytime, anyplace.
Sourcing Journal spoke with Dr. Bill Hardgrave, Dean of the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University and founder of the RFID Research Center at the University of Arkansas and Francisco Melo, VP of global RFID at Avery Dennison to discuss the technology and demystify the implementation process.Read More Read more