The clothing industry and its supply chains were riddled with problems long before Covid-19 - but it took a global pandemic to push them to the fore. Country lockdowns, factory shutdowns, travel bans, labour and raw material shortages, soaring logistics costs, retailer and supplier bankruptcies and a surge in online demand all exposed the fragility of long, complex and inflexible sourcing networks. Many companies are already changing the way they operate, and it's clear the ramifications will continue well into 2021 and beyond. Here are eight key issues that are rewriting the rules on apparel sourcing.