Tag: supply chain

Levi’s revolutionizes finishing process, driving more sustainable supply chain- TheCurrent

via Levi’s revolutionizes finishing process, driving more sustainable supply chain Levi’s has announced Project F.L.X. (future-led execution), an operating model that reinvents the denim finishing process, resulting in a more sustainable supply chain. Developed by the label’s innovation arm, Eureka Lab, the initiative replaces a decades-old manual technique for finishing that the industry has adopted…

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Speed-to-market: How luxury brands are picking up the pace of production cycles- Glossy

via glossy.co Speed-to-market: How luxury brands are picking up the pace of production cycles by Hilary Milnes In luxury fashion, speed matters more than ever. Labels like Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Coach, Helmut Lang, Burberry and Rag & Bone — all brands that could once call the shots around trends and fashion cycles — are adopting…

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Blockchain technology: the future aspiration for Retail & Luxury- FTA Milan

via ftaccelerator.it Blockchain technology: the future aspiration for Retail & Luxury Some of you may have heard about “blockchain”, a technology that was initially used for digital currency, such as bitcoin. However, are you aware of the definition? Don & Alex Tapscott in Blockchain Revolution (2016) defined blockchain as “an incorruptible digital ledger of economic…

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Will Sustainable Fashion Crack China’s Luxury Market in 2018?- Jing Daily

via jingdaily.com Will Sustainable Fashion Crack China’s Luxury Market in 2018? Fashion is the second worst polluting industry in the world after oil. Brands know they need to do better, but will consumers care? by Huixin Deng Sustainable fashion became something of a mantra in the luxury fashion world this year. With Gucci announcing its fur-free plan for…

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The next big thing in pharmacy supply chain: Blockchain

via 7wdata.be The next big thing in pharmacy supply chain: Blockchain   blockchain has the potential to transform healthcare in general and the Pharmacy supply chain in particular. The distributed ledger technology could offer legislative, logistical and patient safety benefits for pharmaceutical supply chain management. From a regulatory perspective in the United States, blockchain technological…

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Next-Gen Product Design and Development Demands Digital Thread- Industry Week

via Next-Gen Product Design and Development Demands Digital Thread One of the key concepts behind the shift toward intelligent manufacturing, the digital thread unites the life stages of a manufactured product, from design to production to field use. by Adrian Fortino  Manufacturers are experts at minimizing waste. From production to packaging to transport, every part…

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SAP blockchain, IoT effort takes vertical dive into PLM, asset management

via SAP blockchain, IoT effort takes vertical dive into PLM, asset management The company’s collaboration deals with firms such as Capgemini and Deloitte are aimed at leveraging the SAP blockchain framework and IoT, beginning from the inception of products through the manufacturing and logistics phases. by Courtney Bjorlin SAP will build vertical IoT solutions, focusing…

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The supply chain is becoming part of luxury designers’ branding strategies- Glossy

via The supply chain is becoming part of luxury designers’ branding strategies by Hilary Milnes The Council of Fashion Designers of America is encouraging its vast network of designers to bring their supply chains out of the shadows. CFDA president Steven Kolb said that over the past decade, two issues have emerged that have given…

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What’s wrong with fashion’s sustainability strategy- Glossy

via What’s wrong with fashion’s sustainability strategy by Ana Andjelic The first time you heard that 85 percent of clothing in the U.S. goes into landfills, you probably responded with outrage, resolve or disgust. Then you heard it 20 more times and habituation settled in. It calls to mind the evolving response to the Twitter outbursts of the…

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Retailers Look for a Better Way to Predict the Future- eMarketer

Retailers Look for a Better Way to Predict the Future Ability to predict demand is a top challenge bout two-thirds of retailers say that the ability to predict demand is the greatest challenge for their supply chain operations. The results are part of a study by RetailWire and IBM that focused on the retail industry’s…

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