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ASBCI Sizing & Fit Conference 2016

Carolyn Son
Sep 27, 2016

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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Why Patagonia Enlisted Alvanon for its Denim Relaunch

Mary Wang
Sep 22, 2016

It’s been little more than a year since Patagonia relaunched its denim collection, a journey that witnessed the brand rework the entire production process of its jeans in an effort to minimize the environmental effect of its supply chain. As part of the relaunch, Patagonia enlisted Alvanon to review statistical data and customer feedback to […]

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Why the fight for plus-size mannequins matters

Mary Wang

It hasn’t been easy for fashion student Nayyara Chue to design clothes for women like herself. Chue, a 22-year-old senior at Parsons School of Design, petitioned the dean of her school to use more plus-size mannequins. The petition, created last spring, garnered more than 8,000 signatures. Read the full story on  CNN Money     […]

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Alvanon’s Simon Fernandes Will Address Technologies Used To Establish Sizing, Brand Growth, And Development At IAF India

Carolyn Son
Sep 19, 2016

NEW YORK CITY – September 19, 2016 – Alvanon Regional Director Simon Fernandes will explore the “Importance of sizing for brand growth and development” at IAF’s 32nd World Fashion Convention, September 27th, 4:00 p.m., Trident Nariman Point Hotel in Mumbai, India. “Among other areas, we’ll examine user friendly online tools that operate with software or algorithms to […]

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Alvanon strengthens core fashion advisory capabilities in Asia Pacific and presents at HKRITA

Mary Wang
Sep 13, 2016

HKRITA talk will address happenings at Under Armour, Adidas and Nike LONDON – September 06, 2016 – Alvanon, the global apparel business expert, has appointed May Fong to the position of senior consultant for the Asia Pacific region. In her new role, Fong will meet with fashion business clients to identify their brand-building and business-growth […]

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Most of the Apparel Industry is Missing Out on a $20 Billion Opportunity

Carolyn Son
Sep 09, 2016

Apparel brands and retailers blaming all their woes on the so-called race to the bottom and consumers’ penny-pinching ways should stop and ask themselves if they’re truly catering to the public. After all, how can shoppers be at fault for not wanting to buy clothes that don’t fit? Don Howard, executive director at fit expert […]

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Industry Voices: Can Sustainability Be Sexy

Carolyn Son
Aug 12, 2016

The social and environmental issues within the fashion industry are well documented. The industry knows it needs to act responsibly and work sustainably for the sake of the millions of workers it employs, not to mention the future of the business itself. We tend to think that fashion is all about change, and yet we […]

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Consumers, Technology and China Market Reshaping Apparel Industry

Carolyn Son

“Ever-increasing customer demands for factors like speed to market and enhanced customer engagement will either propel our businesses to greater prosperity or leave them struggling in the past.” Click here to read Ed Gribbin’s entire interview with WWD.

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