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Alvanon Collaborates with the BF+DA to support NYC-area Fashion Talent

Carolyn Son
Nov 22, 2016

For up and coming designers, greater access to professional tools, expert tutoring NEW YORK CITY – November 22, 2016— Aspiring and talented fashion designers in New York City and surrounding areas are benefiting from additional tools and business consulting resources supplied by Alvanon to the Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator. The tools and resources were donated as part of Alvanon’s […]

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5 supply chain management tips

Mary Wang
Nov 16, 2016

Let’s imagine you’re the chief executive of XYZ plc, a company that makes trainers. The global market for trainers has grown by more than 40 per cent since 2004 to around $55 billion a year and so there’s plenty of scope here. However, XYZ will have to rethink every link in its supply chain. “The […]

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Modint Virtual prototyping Seminar

Mary Wang
Nov 14, 2016

Modint will organise a seminar about virtual prototyping and lean product development. The seminar is supported by ClickNL/NextFashion. Innovations in 3D product development are very important to reduce samples and so time, costs and environmental impact. How to save on samples and increase sales by better merchandising tools through virtual 3D software tools, is another […]

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Alvanon’s Tracy Rickert will contribute insights on “Making Sustainability Profitable” at WGSN Futures 2016

Mary Wang
Nov 02, 2016

NEW YORK CITY – November 2, 2016 – Alvanon Senior Consultant Tracy Rickert will participate in a panel discussion titled “Cause and Commerce: Making Sustainability Profitable” at WGSN Futures 2016, The vision 2030, a summit that provides insight into how today’s fashion and creative industry leaders envision the world evolving over the next 15 years. During the […]

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BFDA Positive Impact Awards 2016

Mary Wang
Oct 27, 2016

Join industry members at Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator for the 2nd Annual Positive Impact Awards. The gala will serve as a who’s who of ethical fashion and honor pioneers in the sustainable fashion industry including ethical powerhouses Patagonia, EILEEN FISHER and Canopy Planet as well as rock star collaborator, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. In addition to the awards, […]

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SPESA Executive Conference 2016

Mary Wang

The focus of the Executive Conference is “Localization and Globalization”. We will explore not only what is meant by these terms, but also how you decide between them. Do you combine both initiatives? How do they impact the textile and sewn products industry? What are the decision points? When is one strategy the appropriate one? […]

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Alvanon’s Ed Gribbin to address at SPESA forum

Mary Wang

Alvanon, a global apparel business and product development consultancy, has announced that the company’ president and fashion business authority, Ed Gribbin, will address attendees at the SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference 2016 and act as moderator at the SPESA Executive Conference, to be held from November 3 to 5, 2016, in US. Continue with […]

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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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