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Ecommerce in a challenging climate: How cloud-based labeling is changing the game

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Retail Leave a Comment

As the ease and one-click convenience of online shopping grows in popularity, the ecommerce industry faces enormous demand. This trend is particularly prevalent in the UK, which has the highest share of online sales in retail trade across Europe. However, in times of crisis, ecommerce goes beyond convenience – offering a critical lifeline for consumers who cannot access or purchase …

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Keeping pace with “fast fashion”

Lee Patty Retail Leave a Comment

Did you know the top 3 words fashion executives use to describe the industry are digital, optimistic, and fast? This was just one of many findings from Mckinsey’s State of Fashion 2019 report, and it makes perfect sense. The metabolism of the fashion industry keeps getting faster: mega brands associated with fast fashion can restock stores with new collections as …

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Meeting the increased obsession with speed

Ken Moir Retail Leave a Comment

When it comes to the world of ecommerce, speed is of the essence. It’s now the expectation that many items will arrive the next day and, in many cases, the same day. And this expectation of getting what you want when you want it has spread throughout many industries, including the apparel and garment sectors. In a recent McKinsey survey, …

How retagging in the distribution center is helping retailers maintain momentum in the fashion world

Ken Moir Retail Leave a Comment

In the apparel and garment world of today, fashion needs to be fast. As trends appear on the catwalk and are then endorsed on social media channels such as Instagram, it becomes a race for retailers to translate these fashions into affordable and wearable items at mass scale. Sales forecasting is crucial, as is getting the garments onto the shop …