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Suuchi Raises $8M in Series A Funding from Edison Partners to Reinvent the Fashion Supply Chain

NORTH BERGEN, NJ—April 25, 2019—Suuchi Inc., the next-generation supply chain platform provider for fashion brands and retailers, announced that they raised an $8 million investment in Series A funding from Edison Partners. The investment will enable the company to accelerate sales growth, further scale operations and its network, and ensure enterprise-readiness for its cloud-based product […]

The Smart Way to Launching a Fashion Brand Today

It’s no surprise that some of the best brands in the business have a great founding story. A successful launch for a fashion brand is a make or break moment due to the time, energy, and resources that are required to stand out in the clustered industry. Established brands know what it takes to remain […]

A Shortlist of Chemicals to Avoid when Buying Clothes

Last week, I shared information on the innovative fabric manufacturers that genuinely care about “What’s in my tee?” Not all fabric is created with good intentions. This week’s topic is not fun, it’s hard to digest (literally for your pores, which ingests chemicals from your clothes), and it’s a lot to cover in one article. […]

The Role of Analytics in the Apparel Industry

The apparel industry is going through a tectonic shift, with channels proliferating, new markets blossoming, e-commerce booming and customers demanding personalized products instantaneously. That said, every facet of clothing and manufacturing is under scrutiny: from the fabric to the colors, the fit to the style – everything that eventually affects customer satisfaction and brand loyalty. […]

Five Material Innovations Driving The Growth of Fabric-related Technology in 2019

As ordinary textiles steadily evolve into smart fabrics, what seems like fiction today is rapidly becoming a reality. We are witnessing the kind of textile innovation that is introducing us to materials that can communicate, transform, conduct energy and even grow. It is these advances that have many of us looking forward to a wardrobe […]

5 Sustainable Fabrics & Where to Find Them

If you read “What’s in my tee?” and watched the trailers, you would’ve seen the devastating effects of unregulated fabric production and dye dumping. If you are in Tampa on April 18th, Fashion Revolution, Beyond the Label and the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability have partnered to show trailers and have a fireside chat […]

What the Future of Supply Chain Could Look Like

Did you know? Did you know, the term, ‘supply chain management’ was first introduced in the 1980s? It’s safe to say that technology is still evolving every day and there is immense scope for improvement in every step of the supply chain. As consumer preferences change, apparel manufacturers must also take a step back and […]

The Smart Textile Market Will Be Worth $5.55 Billion by 2025

A recent report released by  Grand View Research, Inc. stated that the Smart Textile market size is going to be worth $5.55 Billion by 2025. Basing their forecast on the increasing penetration of smartphones and other high-tech or smart devices, the U.S. based market research and consulting company anticipate a substantial growth owed to increasing […]

What To Look For In Your PLM Solution

In a hurry? Listen to the blog instead! Click play below:   Managing products through their entire lifecycle – from inception to design and development until production and end of life – although challenging, it’s thrilling. With a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, you can manage this lifecycle with ease. According to Statista, the PLM and […]

What’s in my Tee?

[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Female” buttontext=”Listen to Blog”] This week I had the wonderful opportunity to do a Wear it Wise NetImpact webinar on “What’s in my tee?” with chapter leaders and members from around the world. As I was speaking, I realized that since the first time I spoke about healthier fashion options 10 years […]