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There’s no denying the impact that social media has had on the fashion industry as a whole.
 

 

 

 

Apps such as Instagram and Snapchat have changed the way we as consumers view fashion, and the way in which the industry connects to its clientele.

 

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In case you haven’t heard,

we’re in the middle of a retail revolution.

 

Online sales are growing like crazy, yet the store experience remains very important, too. Consumers want it all: convenience, price, personalization and the list goes on. What’s an apparel executive to do?

 

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When it comes to mainstream fashion, much of the innovation that has come about is spearheaded by footwear and activewear companies. They are always looking for the next greatest thing.

 

 

 

Activewear giants such as Nike and Adidas often announce new technologies that are cleverly... Continue Reading

 

Nowadays, eco-conscious consumers are becoming more and more selective with the fashion they wear and where they shop.

 

 

 

To reach the eco-friendly customer, brands must take into account ethical and fair trade, as well as sustainability.  

 

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Like Everybody, more and more fashion brands are starting to look for ways to become sustainable, ethical, and environmentally friendly.

 

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Mr. Mangual is President and CEO of Simparel, Inc., a leading information technology developer that provides next-generation solutions for the fashion and consumer goods industries.

 

Since his appointment at the start of 2016, he has overseen a significant turnaround of the company as sales rose 40% in 2016 and another 30% during the first half of 2017. Simparel’s ERP, PLM, and Shop Floor Control products are considered the best in the industry and are supported by unparalleled project management and client servicing.... Continue Reading

 

If you are concerned about the complexity of current Fashion Product Lifecycle Managememt Systems (“Fashion PLM”), you are not alone.  

 

Demand for PLM has ebbed and flowed in the fashion industry ever since technologies to manage it came onto the scene. As is the case with many issues, apparel businesses come at PLM from a lot of different perspectives and needs. But there are a few things... Continue Reading

 

Alexa Chung, the British star long known for her street style and modeling career, just launched her own eponymous fashion label, aptly named Alexachung.

 

 

 

 

She has been a fixture in the fashion industry for many years, inspiring “It” bags and collaborating with... Continue Reading

Birkenstock, founded in 1774 by Johann Adam Birkenstock, and headquartered in Neustadt, Germany, is internationally known for its iconic sandals and comfortable designs.

 

 

 

In the beginning, Johann Birkenstock was a simple shoemaker in the small village of Langheim-Bergheim. In 1896, however, Konrad Birkenstock, his great-great-grandson, created the first... Continue Reading

 

Simparel SFC (Shop Floor Control) is easy to setup, implement and use technology that tracks and manages shop floor activity and productivity in real-time. It serves as a remarkable solution for end-to-end production and supply chain planning, continuous improvement, and incentive payroll processing. It provides always-on visibility throughout the cutting, sewing, finishing and packaging production operations. Many companies have documented ROI on their Simparel... Continue Reading

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