By Andrew Asch | July 20, 2017
Trade shows and runway shows have been looking to produce extra revenue streams for their vendors.
With a new president in the White House, U.S. fashion manufacturers and retailers said their biggest concerns this year are about new trade barriers going up that would restrict apparel imports.
The slogan “grown locally/buy locally” resonates for fashion, said the cofounders of e-commerce platform ChicCartel, a new market that promises to connect savvy fashion consumers with independent designers from their city and region.
Henry Cherner, a Los Angeles pioneer in software programs for the fashion industry and an apparel industry veteran, passed away suddenly from a heart attack on Sunday. He was 66.
Intertek, the Chicago-based quality-assurance provider, has expanded its textile testing services to meet the needs of the makers of activewear and leather goods.
After 47 years with Gerber Technology, Sam Simpson announced plans to retire, but the longtime technology executive will continue to serve as a consultant to the Tolland, Conn., company as well as acting as a special adviser to Gerber Chief Executive Officer Mohit Uberoi.
French equipment and software maker Lectra recently introduced its latest product lifecycle management software at an industry event at the Paris-based company’s technology center in Bordeaux.
Bobby Kim built a community with blogs featuring a running commentary on the state of streetwear, hip-hop, rock, politics, travel, food and whatever else grabbed his attention.
SoftWear Automation Inc. is an Atlanta-based company that forecasts a future where apparel is going to be sewn by machines or “sewbots,” robots that sew.
Los Gatos, Calif.–based product lifecycle management (PLM) solution provider Centric Software will host a series of seminars and demos to help apparel companies “Get PLM Educated” at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City next month.
Product Lifecycle Management software is something of a social media for the manufacturing set.
Los Angeles–based technology and software company Tukatech is increasing its offerings for the design community.
Centric Launches Visual Innovation Platform to Share Information Visually Across Company Departments in Real Time
Campbell, Calif.–based technology solutions provider Centric Software has launched the Centric Visual Innovation Platform, a collection of digital boards for mobile devices such as the iPad and the iPhone, as well as large-scale, touch-screen televisions.
Technology company Google recently announced new angles to its Google Assistant. With a voice command, Google Assistant can offer help with a number of tasks, such as making phone calls, playing music and looking up information, similar to Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Echo.
Don Nunnari first began working with True Religion when the premium-denim brand was in its infancy.