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Managing change in the move to new technology tools

Mary Wang
Oct 25, 2016

With the road to implementing new technology often a daunting prospect – be it 3D design and virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle management software – some of the tips for managing the process include clear communication, honest expectations, and good old-fashioned patience. Click here to read the full article.

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A Fitting Project: With a focus on incorporating technology into the design process, one YPOer has disrupted the apparel industry

Mary Wang

Inside the Palais Garnier, the home of the Paris Opera Ballet, is a labyrinth of workshops devoted to the creation of the troupe’s costumes. When Janice Wang (YPO Pearl River Delta), CEO of Alvanon, a global apparel business consultancy, toured the 19th-century theater in 2014, she appreciated the craftsmanship, technical skill and professional passion of […]

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Fashion fit for the future – five strategies for speed

Mary Wang

The apparel industry has to get faster if it is to remain competitive – and relevant ­– in a rapidly changing environment, according to Ed Gribbin, president at size and fit specialist Alvanon. Speaking at last week’s ‘Fashion Fit For The Future’ event, he set out some strategies and tactics for speed. For a detailed list of the […]

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WGSN Futures 2016 NYC

Carolyn Son
Oct 14, 2016

Alvanon is proud to sponsor WGSN Futures 2016! Date: November 10th, 2016 Location: New York, NY WGSN Futures summit  is designed to help you disrupt your everyday thinking. With the theme of The Vision 2030, they’ll be talking about the next 15 years – and the cultural shifts that are far from science fiction anymore. Topics […]

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AAFA HK Summit 2016

Carolyn Son

Date: October 27, 2016 Location: Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong AAFA’s Hong Kong Executive Summit convenes the industry’s leaders who are taking on the complex and ever-changing demands of sourcing from and also selling their apparel, footwear, and accessory brands in the Asian market. The Summit will cultivate open and cooperative exchange between executives, all responding to—and working […]

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Alvanon’s Ed Gribbin to address how fashion industry faces disruption from 3D at Product Innovation Apparel 2016 in Berlin

Carolyn Son
Sep 29, 2016

LONDON – 29th September 2016 – Alvanon president and global fashion business authority Ed Gribbin will join a distinguished panel of industry experts to explore “How is 3D set to disrupt the fashion apparel industry?” at Product Innovation Apparel 2016, October 5-6, 2016, Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany.   Joining Gribbin on the panel will […]

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SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference 2016

Carolyn Son
Sep 27, 2016

Date: November 2nd – 3rd Location: San Antonio,  Texas The SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies conference showcases the technical knowledge and expertise of the leading equipment and technology suppliers in a non-commercial, educational-only event. “Why Speed To Market Matters… And What You Can Do To Get Faster” Featured: Ed Gribbin Learn more and register at SPESA

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ASBCI Sizing & Fit Conference 2016

Carolyn Son

Date: October 11th Location: London, UK Following on from the huge success of the size & fit conference, ‘The Fit Factor’ in March 2015 and the launch of ‘Apparel Size and  Fit – the definitive guide’ handbook, The ASBCI are delighted to announce, by popular demand, a follow up conference: ‘FASHION FIT FOR THE FUTURE […]

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PI Apparel Berlin 2016

Carolyn Son

Alvanon will be exhibiting at Product Innovation Apparel Berlin 2016! Date: October 5th -6th Location: Berlin, Germany Discover the technologies disrupting the fashion, apparel and footwear industry at this two day gathering in the heart of one of Europe’s fashion capitals.   Featured Speaker: Ed Gribbin Panel Discussion – How is 3D Set to Disrupt […]

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Consumer experience is becoming the new currency

Mary Wang
Sep 26, 2016

Alvanon was founded in 2001 when it developed a unique data-driven approach to solve sizing and fitting challenges in the apparel industry. The company has evolved into a global consulting firm, advising leading apparel retailers on how to align internal teams, processes and supply chains and more intimately engage their existing and target customers. Simon […]

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