All articles by Robert Antoshak

Robert Antoshak

Role of apparel in a world of US-China tensions, global jitters

Gherzi Textil Organization partner, Robert P. Antoshak, questions whether the apparel sector should be worried about the ongoing tensions between the US and China.

The risks of using AI and artificial innovation in the apparel industry

Should the apparel industry sacrifice its designers for AI equivalents? The technology sounds impressive but Robert P. Antoshak, Gherzi Textil Organisation partner argues there are a number of risks that need to be considered.

The secret to growth for apparel in 2023

Slow and steady growth may win in the end for apparel in 2023. It’s not as sexy, but it’s real and that’s something for the industry to consider as it wakes up from its New Year hangover, writes Robert Antoshak, Gherzi Textil Organisation partner.

Will China remain a core apparel industry supplier in 2023?

Will China remain a stable, reliable supplier to the world’s clothing brands? That’s the question of the day for the apparel industry, writes Gherzi Textil Organisation partner, Robert Antoshak.

Is this the end of globalisation for the apparel industry?

Robert P. Antoshak, Gherzi Textil Organisation partner explains why all roads seem to indicate the end of globalisation for the apparel industry and what it means for sourcing executives moving forward.

The risks of inflation: the UK’s cautionary tale for global apparel

An economic recession and currency imbalances pose the greatest threats to the global apparel industry. Robert P. Antoshak, Gherzi Textil Organisation partner shares what can be learned from the UK’s recent mistakes.

Sustainability in the age of uncertainty

We live in an age of uncertainty and with this uncertainty comes a shaky economy and a challenging business environment for the apparel industry, but what does it mean for sustainability, asks Robert Antoshak, partner at Gherzi Textil Organisation.

Confusing picture but world is slouching towards recession

Some economists may rely upon qualifiers, but Gherzi Textil Organisation’s partner Bob Antoshak argues that despite rising levels of employment, the US is already in a technical state of recession and the rest of the world is following suit.

Could the cotton crash of 2022 signify the next recession?

Worried about the economic outlook? Then, buckle up because the cotton market has called the next recession, which may already be upon us, writes apparel industry consultant Bob Antoshak.

New Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity: Containment by another name

Apparel industry consultant Robert Antoshak on why Biden’s Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity places global apparel at the centre of the geopolitics battle between the US and China.