Solving the Challenge of Fit in the Digital Marketplace in Fashion: Interview with Stuart Simms, CEO of Fits Me

by March 17th, 2017

High return rates have long been a major pain point for online fashion retailers, and fit-related returns cost companies millions in lost revenue, shipping and processing costs and threaten their long-term profitability. In this interview, Stuart Simms, CEO of Fits Me, talks to Euromonitor International about how the fashion industry is evolving from the era of […]

The Future Direction of Athleisure and Luxury Apparel

by , and March 2nd, 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 9 a.m. CST / 3 p.m. GMT There is speculation that consumers are losing interest in athleisure, raising questions over the industry’s future and direction. How can apparel and luxury brands use this downturn as an opportunity to recapture consumers’ attention, capitalize on changing demands and strengthen the Lux-leisure trend? […]

Decoding Sustainability in the Denim Industry: Interview with Michael Kobori, Vice President of Sustainability at Levi Strauss & Co

by December 1st, 2016

The denim industry is regarded as having one of the worst environmental and ethical footprints within fashion. According to a Greenpeace report, it takes 1.7 million tons of chemicals to produce two billion pairs of jeans every year and the water consumption needed for production can go as high as 7,000 litres per one pair. […]

The New Consumerism in Fashion: Will Apparel Industry Seize the Circular Economy Opportunity?

by October 28th, 2016

The circular economy is one of eight trends which we see combining to create The New Consumerism. The New Consumerism sees today’s consumers assessing their priorities and increasingly asking themselves what they truly value: Why own something that I only use sporadically? Why accumulate more belongings when I could be out experiencing life? Why pay for […]

Fashion E-tailing: Innovation Hotspots, Omni-channel and Mobile Development

by October 17th, 2014

This presentation pinpoints key innovations in selling fashion online, focusing on the areas of fit and sizing, impulse buying, affordable luxury and curation and personalisation. Watch the recording now to learn: Key challenges in selling apparel and footwear online Rules of the omni-channel playbook How mobile internet retailing is an untapped opportunity