Thursday, October 1, 2020
The world is globalized to produce a T-shirt, but it is not coordinated to stop a virus. Living globalized has not been a sufficient condition to generate the necessary organization and joint action, even when the circumstances required it. Today's...
Año 2020 d. C.-gabrielfariasiribarren.com

2020 A.D.

For this article I have set a very simple goal. I just want to share with you some views and lessons that this deep global crisis has left us with. Much of the content is probably not directly related...
I share the interesting article by Cristian De Ángelis and Carmen Juárez in Modaes. They have analyzed with extreme good sense and clarity the impact of the Coronavirus on the supply chain of fashion. I take the opportunity to...
Retailers who aspire to win in tomorrow's market must start setting their strategy today. The plan is different for those players who intend to be world leaders based on the importance of their production volumes, on their speed to...
As in other industries, the ability to bring in talent will be a key advantage in achieving success in the supply chain of the future. The greatest complexity in such recruitment today is in advanced digital production and in...
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Fashion Supply Strategy 4.0

Knowing perfectly the goal they want to reach and the path to follow is fundamental for retailers and fashion brands in the mass market. In their exploration of a demand-driven sourcing strategy, they must create different financial scenarios that...
In this previous article we expressed that automation produces greater commercial value. If so, why is fashion production not automated and robotized? Or why is it not at the same level as other industries? Observing this situation, we have the...
In a previous article we analyzed the five automated technologies that trigger the neorelocalization of the apparel industry and lay the groundwork for fashion 4.0.  Later, in Innovation Fashion Forum, I said: "what we have to do now, without...
Speed Factory - Innovation Fashion Forum 2019 Innovation Fashion Forum 2019 Fashion 4.0: Technologies to transform the industry. It has been a great pleasure for me to participate as a speaker in this incredible meeting 2019 with the theme: Speed Factory: bringing production...
I have called neorelocalization the process of the return of fashion manufacturing to locations near the European and U.S. markets. My objective in putting the prefix "neo" before the word relocalization is nothing more and nothing less than to...
Automation and robotization generate neorelocalization 4.0 I will start this post with a review of what was discussed in the last five articles. The goal of this summary is to see the complete development of this new phenomenon in order...
Throughout 2018 and even in the immediately preceding years, the common denominator of fashion and retailing has been volatility. During all this time I have tried, with more or less success, to shed light on the sector and industry...
In this new article we continue to analyze the incredible process of the return of apparel and fashion manufacturing from Asia to nearby locations. I have called this budding phenomenon "the neorelocalization of fashion production" to distinguish it from...
The return of fashion manufacturing in the vicinity is uncovering a series of needs and new objectives regarding the operating model, organization, CSR and sustainability, supplies and structure of the textile and fashion industry. The productive muscle of fashion in...
The production costs of garments and fashion accessories in Asia have increased steadily and considerably over the years, so producing in Asian origins is no longer as profitable as it used to be. Asian factories have been efficiently managing...
"Faster and more versatile fashion during each season is the key to creating an attractive offer for future customers and to achieving the desired success in today's volatile market. Only if fashion brands move from the traditional and historical...

Natural Textile Fibers

In the last few months, I have received several questions through the blog regarding natural textile fibers. Evidently, from the perspective of fashion consumers...