Articles about apparel


From Field to Shelf: Beyond Globalization: A Changing Textile and Apparel Industry

Last updated: 06/23/2020

The other tier is far smaller, comprised of local supply chains and high-value-added production. Typically produced close to consuming markets, products of this industry tier...

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5 ways the pandemic is changing fashion and beauty trends

Last updated: 06/18/2020

The coronavirus crisis has upended just about every part of daily life. Tens of millions of Americans are out of work, and a deepening recession has forced many people to...

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Three Steps To Sustainability

Last updated: 05/09/2020

The goal of sustainability has become a standard practice for manufacturing running products in the 21st century. Influenced by consumers, regulators and social conscience,...

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COVID-19: Making Tough Decisions for Your Business

Last updated: 04/23/2020

During this time of COVID-19, unless your company is one of the “lucky” ones designated as essential, you’re being forced to close your doors to keep employees and customers...

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10 Key Trends Set to Shape Apparel in 2020

Last updated: 12/21/2019

Pessimism will cast a pall over business in 2020 as headwinds prove a heavy weight to bear, but there will be some bright spots for fashion in the year ahead. For one,...

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How Temporary Pop-Ups Became a Permanent Strategy

Last updated: 11/28/2019

NEW YORK, United States — When Apiece Apart opened its first pop-up in 2015, the plan was to keep the store open for three months. That turned into six months, and then a year,...

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How to Give Apparel New Life Through Recycling

Last updated: 11/17/2019

Tomorrow is America Recycles Day, the annual initiative by Keep America Beautiful that’s dedicated to promoting recycling in the U.S. And some forward-thinking apparel makers...

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In Apparel, the Right Tools Can Help Brands Create Better-Fitting Garments

Last updated: 11/08/2019

Fit is central to any brand that sells apparel. When clothes fit poorly, consumers are bound to return their ill-fitting garments and demand a refund. Returns in the fashion...

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Better than Most, the Outdoor Market Understands the Value of Sustainability

Last updated: 09/07/2019

Few categories are quite as tuned into the importance of sustainability as the outdoor apparel market. With a long-held connection to the environment, tied by the natural...

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How Product Photography Is Changing How You Shop Online

Last updated: 08/07/2019

In e-commerce, images are everything. While that might sound like hyperbole, it’s no exaggeration that, in the absence of being able to pick up and try on a product, shoppers...

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