From thrift stores to haute couture, holiday sweaters 'just like grandma made', are now a million-dollar business. Ornate with snowmen, reindeer, beads, and Santa, the more outrageous and colorful, the better.
The love-to-hate fashion faux pas made its comeback in recent years, with companies and retailers cashing in on the grandma-inspired fashion.
"The biggest thing we did this year was the customizer, which is basically software that allows you to make your...
Holiday Sales: Then & Now
Whether you like it or not, the holiday season is upon us and that means sales, sales, sales! From Thanksgiving until Christmas, the season is crucial for retailers, where in the US alone, around 30% of annual retail sales occur between Black Friday and Christmas.
But what is the origin of the holiday sales, and where did the name...
A New Era in Fashion & Apparel
A new shift is beginning in the fashion & apparel industry, where speed is no longer just an advantage – it's a requirement for survival. Production cycles have shrunk from months into weeks, as brands are trying to get from concept to shelf even faster than before.
However, speed isn't just about shortening concept to shelf. It's also about efficiency, earlier...
10 Tricks to Optimize Your Sampling Process
When it comes to your sampling process, does waiting weeks to receive a first physical prototype from the initial design sketch sound familiar? After that, it can take an additional few weeks to communicate effectively and make decisions between your teams and manufacturers across the globe. Often the sample has to be revised with...