Wednesday, February 26, 2020

L.L. Bean: Consumers React to Broken Promises

Sometimes, what makes fiscal sense does not sit well with the consumer. And while you can't always give the customer what they want when...

Walmart Offers College Subsidy So U.S. Workers Pay $1 a Day

All companies compete as supply chains. Need further proof? Walmart is offering virtually free college tuition to study supply chain. Every college graduate with...

AAPN Weekly Roundup

Another week in the books! We've spent much of it preparing for the upcoming 2018 pro:Americas NYC Regional on June 13. The event will see...

Opinion: Matthew Shay, President and CEO of NRF, Needs a Wake-Up Call

Great - and somewhat provocative - piece from The Robin Report. Well worth a read. Matthew Shay, President and CEO of NRF, Needs a Wake-Up...

Global Apparel and Footwear Valued at US$ 1.7 Trillion in 2017, But Much of...

The textile industry is making serious efforts to become more eco-friendly and reduce its carbon footprint - AAPN member Unifi's Repreve fabric is one...

H & M Looks to Big Data to Spot The latest Fashion Trends

'Big Data' is one of those hot 'buzzwords' that seems to be everywhere at the moment. It is, according to the dictionary "extremely large...

Kohl’s Decided to Accept Amazon Returns in Its Stores. What Happened Next Could Affect...

At our Annual Conference yesterday, Ed Gribbin interviewed Robin Lewis on this very topic......... Kohl's Decided to Accept Amazon Returns in Its Stores. What Happened Next Could...

RAMOS: Powerbranding for New Retail

Well, this is cool - the author of this article, Roberto Ramos, and the publisher of it, Robin Lewis, are on our agenda this...

Amazon’s Trojan Horse

This article is from Robin Lewis' RobinReports. We can not WAIT for the interview of Robin by Ed Gribbin at our Annual Conference one...

Fast Fashion Goes Green With Mushrooms, Lumber Scraps, and Algae

Fashion is getting greener, and that can only be a good thing. a recent Bloomberg article (see below) highlights the efforts being made by...