BusinessSourcing Summit 2017Feature

Positive Vibes Drown Out Negative Chatter at the Sourcing Summit

Too often these days it seems there’s only one type of news: bad news. But Sourcing Summit attendees were focused on making smart decisions and the capitalizing on the opportunities on the horizon.

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E-commerceSourcing Summit 2017Feature

Amazon: Apparel’s Friend or Foe? Sourcing Executives Weigh In

Amazon is always the elephant, the 800-lb gorilla and the inconvenient truth in the room, but some seem to think companies are unnecessarily quaking in Amazon’s wake.

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BusinessSourcing Summit 2017Feature

Apparel Must Look to Outside Sectors if There’s Any Hope of Transformation

If the traditionally low-tech and stubbornly low-growth apparel industry could start taking lessons from sectors outside of itself, it will likely happen upon a vast trove of inspiration surrounding performance improvement.

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BusinessSourcing Summit 2017Feature

Next Step for Sourcing? Go Where No Supply Chain Has Gone Before

When it comes to sourcing trends, speed to market is so last season. Now, it’s about creating an entirely new supply chain that most companies can’t even quite conceive of yet.

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BusinessSourcing Summit 2017Feature

With the BAT Defeated, What Call to Action Should the Apparel Industry Answer Next?

Once the apparel and retail industries began to fully grasp the affect the Border Adjustment Tax could have on our industries, the groups sprang into action. The question is, what issue does it need to rally around next?

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Sourcing Summit 2017

Li & Fung on Why Speed is the New Currency

It might be a bit like turning around an ocean liner in a small river, but sourcing giant Li & Fung is adapting to the rapid changes in global manufacturing and retailing.

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Sourcing Summit 2017TechnologyFeature

Your Supply Chains Are Out of Date and This is the Tech That’s Taken Over

The apparel supply chain is emerging from the dark ages with on-demand manufacturing, data analytics and the digitization of the inspection process—and start-ups are leading the way.

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RetailSourcing Summit 2017Feature

Consumers Are Telling You What They Want to Buy—Are You Listening?

By listening to customers and integrating his processes with his partners both up and downstream, Robert D’Loren’s Xcel Brands is moving at the speed of the consumer.

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