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Is Early Adoption of Blockchain Technology Advisable?

Earlier this year, Gartner, Inc. predicted that 90% of Blockchain-based supply chain initiatives would experience ‘Blockchain Fatigue’ by 2023. It was a survey that explored the role that technology plays in supply chains and how supply chain organisations leverage technology for competitive advantage. It also explored the changing views on how best to exploit technology […]

Eliminating Wasteful Practices in the Pre-Consumer Supply Chain

Did you know that textile waste is present at all levels of the fashion industry? With attention on fashion companies to adopt sustainable initiatives, some of them have been transparent about the fact that when garments are cut out as patterns, about 15% of the material ends up on the cutting room floor — an […]

The Top 5 Traits Your Apparel Manufacturing Partner Must Have

Choosing the right manufacturer for your apparel brand is the most important decision you will make as a brand. It needs to be a partnership with a company that has the same vision, values, and qualities that you are building out in your mission statement. Your manufacturer will need to be able to foster and […]

A Conversation With Supply Chain Expert Lisa Morales-Hellebo

Lisa Morales-Hellebo is a disrupter and a well respected supply chain expert. Not a newbie to the fashion tech scene, Morales-Hellebo is a VC, entrepreneur, seasoned product strategist, creative director and founder of New York Fashion Tech Lab, which she launched in 2014. A Carnegie Mellon University alumni,  Morales-Hellebo previously participated in TechStars in 2012 […]

5 Technologies Reshaping The Supply Chain For Tomorrow’s Digital Economy

It is predicted that 75 million wearables will permeate the workplace by 2020. MHI, the largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association, expects 70% of facilities to adopt wearable technology in the next five years.  So it does not come as a surprise that an intelligent, automated, connected supply chain represents a vision for […]

IIoT and the Connected Fashion Shopfloor

In 2018, Niall Murphy, Co-Founder & CEO of Evrythng, spoke at the Stockholm Fashion Tech Talks about how smart fashion was poised to disrupt the apparel industry. This was not limited to just the world of wearables. He said that the Internet of Things (IoT) wasn’t restricted to connected cars or smart homes, but had […]

Additive Manufacturing, Revolutionarily Changing The Fashion Industry

When it comes to manufacturing, the fashion industry cannot deny that there is no time like the present to take positive action. Change is being made possible thanks to the rapid rise in technological advancements. We are witnessing the manufacturing industry’s overall mindset slowly move towards accommodating lower volume production of high-added value, innovative, customizable […]

How Tech can Help Fashion Brands Reduce Waste

Fashion has long been among one of the more wasteful industries on the planet. A recent survey showed that the average American will toss out 81 pounds of clothing each year, which amounts to 26 billion pounds of textiles that end up in landfills.  This alarming amount of waste is composed of not only final […]

A Sustainable Supply Chain Begins With Corporate Transparency & Consumer Responsibility

Needless pollution caused by the fashion industry has been a hot topic of conversation for a while now. It has brought about the kind of pressure from conscious consumers that has driven significant fashion brands to take  sustainability seriously. More and more fashion companies are cleaning up their image by adopting a much greener approach […]

More Than Hype, AI Takes the Guessing Out of Fashion

According to Juniper Research, global retail spending on AI will grow to $7.3 billion per year by 2022, up by 5 billion, from an estimated $2 billion in 2018.  Driven by the promise of improved margins, Juniper expects over 325,000 retailers to adopt AI technology. Artificial Intelligence (AI)  has been around for a while but […]