In such a fast-paced industry, it’s time to ask whether the drive for faster delivery is worth the investment? In the second instalment in a two-part series, Mansi Kamdar discusses the investments companies are making to enable faster delivery, the challenges and risks associated with large-scale investment, and the need to balance speed with sustainability and responsibility.
Across the logistics and fulfilment landscape, how is the rise of automation transforming product delivery and driving industry-wide transformation? The first in a new two-part series.
In the face of historic unpredictability, replacing any analogue link in the supply chain can have a huge bottom-line benefit. Digital dyeing provides the proof.
From the interrelationship of speed and resilience, to the risks of AI, we pick the top three cross-industry trends from McKinsey's State of Organizations 2023 report and consider how they might manifest in fashion’s near-term future.
Small-scale, high-tech production facilities are already offering a more proximate alternative to offshore manufacturing. But will the microfactories that make up this growing network be able to scale and sustain while the rest of the fashion industry catches up?
Fashion technology solutions are more diverse, more capable, and more accessible than ever. But when there's something for everyone, how do you find the right fit for you?
For fashion to face new challenges and seize new possibilities, the industry needs the right professionals, with the right digital and traditional skills. Growing those skills is now a top priority.
Fashion's digital transformation has so far left material development, sourcing, and production relatively untouched. But as traditional manufacturing falls further behind the rest of the industry's evolution, the argument for new methods and new materials grows stronger.NEFFA|New Fashion Factory
Facing uncertainty and multi-faceted risk, fashion retail has shifted into protection mode. But technology could hold the key to competing in a complex climate.
To overcome uncertainty and capture new opportunities, nearly every role in fashion will be influenced by technology. We explore what this means for fashion professionals - in writing, and in person as part of a new live event partnership.