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World’s First Zero-Emissions Top Handlers Introduced at the Port of Los Angeles

By Dorothy Crouch | October 10, 2019

Increasing its commitment to combat the detrimental environmental effects of carbon emissions, the Port of Los Angeles unveiled its new Taylor ZLC976 zero-emissions top handlers, which rely on battery-powered electricity.

Kornit Digital Taking Its Direct-To-Garment Show On The Road

Kornit Digital Taking Its Direct-To-Garment Show On The Road

Kornit Digital’s Presto S printer is about as big as a limousine and can function as a mini T-shirt factory, said Robert Zoch, a global content manager for the printer company, headquartered in Englewood, N.J.

Buy-Now-Pay-Later Companies Plan to Shake Up E-Commerce

A new method of paying for goods on digital commerce is entering the U.S. market, resembling a fresh approach to layaway through digital methods.

Epson Finds Universe of New Uses in POS Technologies and the Cloud

Epson Finds Universe of New Uses in POS Technologies and the Cloud

The pace for updating business software is unrelenting. Unless retailers employ a chief information officer, it’s impossible to keep up, according to Mauricio Chacon, group product manager, business systems group, Epson America, Inc., headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.

Gerber Technology Announces New Executive Appointments

Gerber Technology Announces New Executive Appointments

Moving forward with a more customer-centric strategy as it continues to build its position as a leader in innovative integrated technologies and services, Tolland, Conn.’s Gerber Technology announced the promotion and hire of new executives.

Smart Manufacturing May Be Next Step for Factories

Get ready for big changes in manufacturing of all kinds. Factories will be automated. Robots will be a common sight in manufacturers’ factories—and many workers will be concerned about losing their jobs.

Modaris V8R2 by Lectra Features Tools to Increase Patternmaking Efficiency

Building upon its modeling solutions for apparel manufacturers, Paris-headquartered information-technology and digital-solutions firm Lectra announced the launch of Modaris V8R2, bringing the latest advancements in digital patternmaking, grading and prototyping 2-D/3-D solutions to the industry.

Integrating AI Into the Shopping Experience Isn’t One Size Fits All

Much of the technology buzz over the last few years has surrounded artificial intelligence, or AI. As some brands and retailers wonder how to implement the tools that fall under the AI umbrella, they are up against competitors already lev­eraging these technologies.

Evolv Looks to Make Sense Out of Social Media With Software

Billions of dollars are spent on hiring social-media influencers to boost products on various Internet platforms such as Instagram and YouTube. And just like other forms of marketing, brands wonder if their money is being spent wisely.

Denim House Isko to Enter U.S. Performance-Fabrics Market with Vital

Leading denim producer Isko will enter a new market in the United States next month when it introduces Isko Vital, a four-way-stretch fabric that provides compression technology.

New Executive at Los Angeles Subscription Retailer DailyLook

Los Angeles–based fashion-subscription retailer DailyLook has been using a proprietary algorithm since 2014 to assemble boxes of premium denim and contemporary tops for women who don’t have time to shop.

Women in Apparel Technology—How Far Have They Come?

In 2018, two female researchers studied women in technology and asked this question: Do technology companies alienate women in recruiting sessions?

On the Eve of a New Product Launch, Hingeto Revolutionizes Drop-Ship Technology

Since its founding in 2015 by Leandrew Robinson, Ismail Maiyegun and Yaw Owusu-Barimah, Oakland, Calif., drop-ship technology company Hingeto has been revolutionizing direct-to-consumer apparel manufacturing. Drop-ship supply-chain management allows retailers to order only the amount of goods that customers are demanding.

L.A.Based Omnichain Solutions Puts New Tech in Supply-Chain Game

Across the street from the hipster hangout The Line Los Angeles in L.A.’s Koreatown area, a group of supply-chain industry veterans are working on a way to mesh their established practices of their business with the new world of blockchain.

Kornit Digital to Unveil New Capabilities During 'Kornit Discover' in New York

Digital textile-printing-technology provider Kornit Digital has announced its latest offering, Kornit Discover—events that include educational workshops, networking opportunities, product demonstrations and sessions with guest speakers.