Tag: apparel retailing

Why retailers are trying on showrooms- Retail DIVE

via retaildive.com Why retailers are trying on showrooms Showrooming is the new big thing in brick-and-mortar retail, but are stores — and customers — ready to abandon their shopping bags? Retail is going through a monumental transition period, to say the least.  Giants of industry, such as Macy’s and J.C. Penney, are struggling to find…

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Will Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing create trouble for fast-fashion? RetailWire, Discussion

Will Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing create trouble for fast-fashion? via retailwire.com Zara, Topshop and the like have upset apparel retailing with their sophisticated fast-fashion processes, but a new patent awarded this week to Amazon could make their systems look passé. Amazon’s on-demand system would use automated textile printers, cutters and assembly lines to custom manufacturer garments…

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