TECHNOLOGY

Industry Voices: Technology Mobilizing the Shop Floor to Increase Collaboration and Productivity

By Paula Levy, Contributing Writer | January 17, 2019

Mobilizing the shop floor is one of manufacturing’s top initiatives as companies look to gain efficiencies and speed to market throughout the supply chain as well as improve the quality of the workforce in order to meet consumer demands.

Levi Strauss Commits to Greener Supply-Chain Process With 2025 Target

Not only has Levi Strauss & Co. made a commitment to invest in energy-saving operations at its own properties, but it has also announced that it is approaching its supply-chain partners to commit to more sustainable practices.

Taking the Friction Out of Shopping

Taking the Friction Out of Shopping

“Frictionless shopping” is a broad topic that can encompass the entire shopping experience, from finding items and receiving personalized promos to checking out using mobile payments and loyalty points.

Poshmark’s Launch of Posh Markets Expands Its E-Commerce Offerings

Poshmark, the social marketplace where people in the United States can buy and sell clothing, announced the launch of its new Posh Markets feature, which has added on refined shopping communities within the platform.

Poshmark’s Launch of Posh Markets Expands Its E-Commerce Offerings

Poshmark, the social marketplace where people in the United States can buy and sell clothing, announced the launch of its new Posh Markets feature, which has added on refined shopping communities within the platform.

Stitch Fix Launches Stitch Fix Kids

For the parent who doesn’t have enough time to shop for his or her children, Stitch Fix has come up with a solution.

ShareCloth Streamlines On-Demand Apparel Manufacturing

For New York–based technology company ShareCloth, shifting clothing manufacturing toward more efficient digital practices is at the core of its business model.

Water-Repellent Textile Coating Promotes Safer Manufacturing Practices

Water-Repellent Textile Coating Promotes Safer Manufacturing Practices

When trying to meet the demand for green apparel, manufacturers are often faced with the challenge of creating comparable eco-friendly alternatives to match the performance of products that have been identified as harmful to the environment or human health.

The Natural Connection to Cotton-Seed Selection

The Natural Connection to Cotton-Seed Selection

The apparel and textile industries are under a lot of pressure these days.

BioCellection Breaks Down Sustainable Manufacturing

BioCellection Breaks Down Sustainable Manufacturing

As pollution from apparel production continues to bring greater attention to clothing manufacturing, many companies are seeking more-sustainable materials to produce their goods.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules E-Tailers Must Collect Sales Taxes

Retail trade organizations cheered a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would require online retailers to collect sales taxes in areas where they do not have offices, warehouses or bricks-and-mortar stores.

Avocado Grows Retail-Delivery Business on West Coast and Hawaii

Bringing the Grubhub model of delivery service to the apparel retail industry, Avocado announced it is entering into partnerships with local stores in select cities to provide a shopping, pickup and delivery service that connects consumers with clothing.

Digital Commerce Looks For Clearer View in Net-Neutrality Fight

Obama-era net-neutrality Internet rules have been officially repealed, leaving businesses and average Internet users wondering what will happen next when they go online.

Artificial Intelligence: How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are often used interchangeably, but they are different.

ShopTheFloor, OffPrice365 Up Their Games

About 30,000 retailers shop for fashion on the online trade show ShopTheFloor, which is owned by UBM, the parent company of MAGIC.

Lectra Brings Cloud-Connected Cutting Room 4.0 to Texprocess

During the first day of this year’s Texprocess Americas—the apparel-manufacturing event in Atlanta that showcases new technology and equipment—Lectra continued to reveal its fresh innovations, which allow industry professionals to streamline production.