The Shoe of the Future May be Born Right in a Retail Store- Sourcing Journal

via The Shoe of the Future May be Born Right in a Retail Store Footwear Innovations, By Tara Donaldson Bots have already started making their way into factories, no matter how reluctant the industry may be to fully embrace them, but now they may be finding their way into retail stores, too. Though it has taken…

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FDRA and ATOMLab @ APLF 2018, Hong Kong: Sergio Dulio, Andy Polk

FDRA’s Andy Polk catches up with Sergio Dulio, Head of Research & Innovation Business Unit at ATOMLab, as they discuss the future of footwear manufacturing from factory to retail. FDRA and ATOMLab @ APLF 2018, Hong Kong via FDRA The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) is the largest and most respected footwear trade…

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3D digital technologies: Material focus, Expert Opinion

via 3D digital technologies: Material focus by Anne Prahl Responding to the growing need for design, development and manufacturing process optimisation, 3D digital technology innovation is gathering momentum in the apparel and footwear industry. However, in comparison to other industries adoption has been relatively slow and this can be partly blamed on the difficulties around…

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SAVE THE DATE: APLF returns from 14 – 16 March 2018: Global Footwear Retail Conference (GFRC) and much more

APLF EXHIBITIONS: Sourcing Destination for Leather, Fashion Materials and Accessories   APLF returns from 14 – 16 March 2018 http://www.aplf.com/ Global Footwear Retail Conference (GFRC) 2018 Shaping the future of footwear retail Since its launch in 2015, the Global Footwear Retail Conference has been bringing together over 100 key footwear retailers to this annual meeting…

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