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Are Apparel Retailers Willing to Pay the Cost of Innovation?

Carolyn Son
Apr 25, 2016

Apparel retailers are at once in a world of ‘innovate or die’ and ‘lowest cost wins,’ so forking over cash for innovation hasn’t been as easy as might soon be necessary. Highlighting the outcomes of a recent panel on customer engagement and innovation at the World Retail Congress in Dubai last week, Alvanon President Ed […]

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Something’s not right about ‘see now, buy now’

Carolyn Son
Apr 11, 2016

Brands need to respond to consumer needs for instant gratification with a strategy for speed – where speed and efficiency in the product development cycle are crucial, warns Alvanon president Ed Gribbin. Click here to read the full article. 

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Ellie Kai Wins Alvanon’s Second Apparel Expert Mentorship Program

Carolyn Son
Apr 01, 2016

Global apparel consulting firm Alvanon has named made-to-order brand Ellie Kai as the second winner of its Dr. Wang Mentorship Program. Click here to read the full article. 

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Op-Ed: Web Meets Brick-and-Mortar: Supply Chain Considerations

Carolyn Son
Mar 21, 2016

In the age of fashion immediacy, brands are considering how to leverage digital and physical worlds. Where is this trend headed? Ed Gribbin speaks exclusively to Sourcing Journal. Click here to read the full article.

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