Increased global sourcing, reduced order sizes and the demand for quicker response all mean that electronic colour management is of growing importance within the garment supply chain. But what actually is colour management, how can it provide benefits to the apparel and textile industries, and how does it work? To find out, Niki Tait spoke with representatives from the two leading international colour management companies: Sue Williams, European textile marketing manager at Gretag Macbeth, and Glenn Littlewood, Colorite European industry manager for Datacolor.