Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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...
It is a pleasure to share with you a great article by Silvia Riera in Modaes on the current situation of the fashion sector, retail and the future of supply, with a paradigm shift that I have personally called...
Is fashion production being relocated? With this rhetorical question McKinsey creates its report - Is apparel manufacturing coming home? - and uses it to interpret current events and clear future trends in the production of fashion clothing and accessories. In...
We began the previous article by stating, "To ensure sales and to achieve planned profitability, it is no longer enough for today's fashion brands to be on the cutting edge. In seconds, from anywhere in the world, even without...
In order to guarantee sales and achieve planned profitability, it is no longer enough for today's fashion brands to be on the cutting edge. In seconds, from anywhere in the world, even without leaving home, the office or while...
Below I share with you Silvia Riera's article on the commercial war between the US and China and its effects on the fashion sector, published in the Premium section of Modaes. Thank you Silvia and Modaes for your trust and...
Robotics can help fashion companies drive business efficiencies in their warehouses, stores and factories. In the 1990s, fashion's relationship with robots was a fantasy. Today, the industry's interaction with automation is much more common and tighter. In the distribution centers...
This is the third and last article in the series, based on the detailed report The State of Quality Inspections in the Global Supply Chain: 2018 Edition by Sourcing Journal & Inspectorio, about the current quality level of fashion...
To establish a measure of the current state of quality inspections, industry professionals surveyed in the report referenced in the previous post - Quality in Global Fashion Supply - were asked to confirm their most important challenges both with...
"In an environment where brands and fashion retailers are cornered by customers' demand to constantly drop prices, by sudden shifts in customers' preferences and by the pressure to create more and more options - alternative designs - companies in...
A new global and digital customer has changed the rules of the market with their desire to immediately buy the garment they have just seen on social networks or that their favorite influencer is wearing. They want that item...

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