In the wake of the pandemic, sustainability strategies are undergoing greater scrutiny, and industry-wide, people are coming a distant second to planet. Fashion needs to take measurable action on living wages - but how?
Brands have long accepted serious limitations on visibility into procurement and production. The last year has made the strongest case to date for breaking down those barriers - to brands' and suppliers' mutual benefit.
For both near-term survival and post-pandemic recovery, data-driven visibility from design through to production will be essential. Here, Gary Thompson, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Alliances for Coats Digital explains how they plan to put that power in the hands of even small brands and manufacturers.