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Fashion sourcing 2024 predictions: From geopolitics to curveballs

As we head towards 2024 and share expert predictions, there is no doubt that 2023 has been another challenging year…

Five ways US fashion retailers can tap adaptive clothing market

One in four US consumers have experienced at least one type of disability, indicating significant growth potential for the adaptive…

Sourcing opportunities for sustainable apparel ‘Made in the USA’ 

In recent years, the increasing awareness of fashion sustainability and the environmental impact of apparel production and consumption has motivated…

Panama Canal restrictions show impact of climate change on supply chains

The Panama Canal Authority (APC) introduced water-saving and conservation measures at the start of the 2023 dry season, reducing its…

What does sustainable apparel sourcing mean for Gen Z?

Many fashion brands and retailers are trying to make their apparel sourcing operations more sustainable, from publishing ESG reports to…

Made in America – the reshoring versus offshoring debate

The apparel industry’s global supply chain has come under serious scrutiny in recent years, particularly during the pandemic when country…