New Strategies for Apparel Sourcing

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Fast fashion retailer Quiz (UK) has partnered with fashion personalization platform True Fit to integrate its True Confidence solution onto Quiz’s e-commerce site. The solution, which supports Quiz’s strategy to enhance the shopping experience for all customers, is now available for customers to use when buying products within any of Quiz’s clothing collections, including the brand’s Curve and Petite ranges. True Fit’s True Confidence solution uses data co...
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Duraflex Group (China),  is the first trims bluesign System Partner.  The company  produces trims and fasteners  and supplies buckles or trims to the outdoor industry, the fashion industry, marine sports, and other sectors. One of the main benefits of working with bluesign is the ease with which the company can assess its supply chain.In a six-year period, Duraflex, in partnership with Bluesign, has certified four of their factories that encompass all the major material ...
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| Categories: Materials, Sustainability | Tags: trims, sustainable materials
Elevenate, a high-quality performance gear company from Sweden, has joined forces with ACG Nystršm and Gerber Technology. This will allow the outdoor performance brand to implement Gerber’s easy-to-use product lifecycle management solution, YuniquePLM, in order to gain more control over their supply chain and further streamline their processes to meet increasing customer demand.With YuniquePLM, Elevenate is able to gain greater insight into their supply chain, reduce errors, and dec...
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Kornit Digital announced that Orleans, France-based Brodelec has installed the country’s first-ever Kornit Presto S system for roll-to-roll, pigment-based digital textile printing. This installation will enable the multiservice marking brand to expand their business further into customized decor and on-demand fashion.Brodelec has partnered with Kornit for over a decade and owns several direct-to-garment print systems. Based on demand for natural fabrics and blends in the home decor and fas...
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 HeiQ (Switzerland) has partnered with Twinery to significantly reduce waste in Twinery's apparel production supply chain.Bodyline has taken the lead to focus on developing a low impact supply chain by reducing energy and waste across the entire value chain and develop No Waste Apparel – Truecycled.Two steps in this supply chain lifecycle include improving the dyeing and finishing stages. To improve the dyeing stage by using less water and energy and save CO2 during the polye...
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| Categories: Materials, Dyes and Finishes | Tags: sustainability, dyes and finishes
 H&M Group started investing in Sellpy in 2015, and has since then participated in all investment rounds through its investment arm CO:LAB. With its recent investment and purchase of secondaries, H&M Group has gone from being a minority shareholder to a majority owner, with an approximate 70 percent stake in Sellpy.  “We keep investing in Sellpy because we strongly believe in the company and the founders. Sellpy has a unique circular business model, which perfectly a...
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| Categories: Other | Tags: sustainability, circular economy
Hammerson Uses AI to Monitor Customer Behaviour at its Centres
Hammerson (UK) is using artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor customer behaviour in its shopping centres and help it “better quantify the true value of physical space”. The shopping centre operator announced that it has partnered with AI technology company Deep North to trial
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| Categories: AI | Tags: AI, Retail Tech
Spreadshirt Expands Partnership with Kornit Digital to Support Growth Edit
Spreadshirt, a global on-demand apparel brand printing more than 5.5 million items annually, recently launched a division for third-party fulfilment that is already seeing rapid growth. The company also plans to expand into polyester sports clothing.
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| Categories: Digitial Printing | Tags: digital printing, DTG, customization