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C&A Building Brand Loyalty Through Consistent Fit

Julian Leung
Nov 24, 2015

November 16, 2015  | By: Leonie Barrie If proof was needed of the link between consistent garment size and fit and its impact on top-line growth, then look no further than European value fashion retailer C&A – where a 10-month overhaul of fit and product development processes is already paying dividends. Involving the supply base […]

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Drapers: Beyond mannequins with Alvanon chief Janice Wang

Julian Leung
Nov 20, 2015

Janice Wang, head of global technical fit and supply chain specialist Alvanon, is using the latest technology to shape products for buyers Founded in 2001 by the late Kenneth Wang in the US, Alvanon started life as a mannequin business selling its top-range AlvaForms to retailers, brands and suppliers, and turnover grew at 35% a […]

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Scandinavian tech tour on virtual apparel development

Julian Leung
Oct 26, 2015

26 October 2015. A Scandinavian technology tour is being organised next month to bring the very latest 3D virtual and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) innovations to apparel companies in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Taking place from 17 to 20 November, the tour is being organised by product development experts Gerber Technology and Alvanon, in […]

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WHICHPLM REPORT: 5TH EDITION (THE 3D ISSUE)

Julian Leung
Sep 15, 2015

WhichPLM is now taking pre-orders for our upcoming ’5th Edition’! Available in print, this year’s publication contains exclusive articles from industry thought leaders, interviews with the vendors, customers and pioneers shaping the future of 3D for the apparel industry, the results of our extensive PLM end user survey, detailed profiles of key players in the PLM and 3D […]

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The Most In-Demand Fit Model (Is 54 Years Old)

Julian Leung
Sep 04, 2015

Meet the father of two with the power to determine the cut and finer details of your clothes. John Gallagher is undressing behind a sheet of white cardboard in a conference room in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. After a minute or two, the 54-year-old emerges in a pair of yellow boxer briefs. ‘‘The fly opening needs […]

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Sourcing’s Role in Reducing Omnichannel Returns

Julian Leung
Aug 07, 2015

For fashion retailers and brands, omnichannel commerce offers great opportunities to reach more consumers and increase sales, yet connecting with consumers anytime, anywhere also comes with challenges, including how to ensure shoppers across multiple channels get the best-fitting clothing. While selling globally and locally through a variety of channels, there are ever-more ways to engage […]

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Sizing Up the Fit Problem

Julian Leung

Your industry questions have been coming in thick and fast and we’re going to answer all of them. For this piece, we’ve called in a host of experts to get to the bottom of the industry’s problem with fit. Continue reading…

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Alvanon to drive innovation with new hires

Julian Leung
Aug 05, 2015

31 JULY 2015. Apparel size and fit specialist Alavanon has announced two executive changes within its strategic innovations research and development facility in Hong Kong, including the promotion of Kevin Campbell to Chief Technology Officer. Continue reading…

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Apparel’s Sourcing Summit

Christa H
Jul 17, 2015

Apparel’s Sourcing Summit Las Vegas Convention Center August 17-19, 2015 Alvanon is a proud sponsor of Apparel’s Sourcing Summit The world’s most comprehensive fashion sourcing event, SOURCING at MAGIC is where brands, designers and sourcing executives gain access to global resources spanning the entire supply chain. Through MAGIC MARKET WEEK’s one-of-a-kind conference series, attendees benefit from […]

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Intermoda Summer 2015

Christa H
Jul 13, 2015

Av. Mariano Otero 1499, Verde Valle, C.P 44550, Guadalajara, Jal. Méx. July 14-17, 2015 Alvanon teams with Fashion Snoops to optimize trend data with fashion that fits at Intermoda 2015. Visitors to Intermoda 2015 will experience solutions that optimize trend data with fashion that fits at co-exhibitors Alvanon and Fashion Snoops’ specially featured display located at the entrance […]

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