Wednesday, February 19, 2020

An Industry in Denial: Fashion’s Struggle with 3D

One of the biggest obstacles to success in this industry overall is a refusal to adopt and/or adapt to new technologies that show the...

Spectacular Article On American Giant & Its Made in USA Supply Chain Profiling Carolina...

I truly wish to thank Maureen Fahey, Managing Partner of Productivity, Inc for sending me the attached article, with background on its importance to her...

AAPN Member Patagonia is #6 on FastCompanies 50 Most Innovative Companies List

In 2013, when Randy Harward (see photo) was still with Patagonia, Sue and I got the grand tour. The building shown is the original...

Why Apple’s Tim Cook Is No Fan of the Quarterly Earnings Report

You know he's right. Quarterly reports kill. I personally know of CEO's who were hired for one reason only - manage the quarterly report....

HBR: 5 Misconceptions About Networking

I've been reading the Harvard Business Review for decades. I'll bet if you were to sit and look back over all of those issues,...

A Brief Summary of a Terrific AAPN Event in Los Angeles

A lot to talk about here from our Los Angeles Conference last week. First, the crowd, 60 members plus 20 FIDM students all made possible...

AAPN seminar at MAGIC

First my apologies for being 'off the air'. This is our 8th day on the road and our 3rd hotel. I'll work on a...

Excellent Quotes to Start Your Week

QUOTES:  Richard Branson, Losing My Virginity: How I survived, had fun and made a fortune doing business my way, Jun 7, 2011 “If somebody offers you an amazing...

Man, talk about an apparel PROMOTION……..WOW!!

AAPN President, Tony Anzovino, VP of Haggar, is shown below at the NBA Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony last year Why? Because Haggar...

Wal-Mart Tightens Delivery Windows for Suppliers

One of the major impacts of squeezing your suppliers for every last penny is depriving them of the very revenue they could plow back...