This panel will cover all these aspects and many more related to the Indian fashion value chain in detail.Read More
Every brand has its own requirement in terms of sustainability and each of them are pressing for sustainability through various types of certifications. Garment makers view these certifications as increased cost to their businesses, impacting their business sustainability. And, only a few brands contribute to this cause.
It also cannot be denied that only in some markets, the consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products. With more awareness and branding, the cost can be passed to the consumer. Or should it not?
All these important issues related to Sustainability will be discussed in this panel and panellists will give examples about how the company or companies that they know have learnt the art of how to ‘sustain business with Sustainability’.Read More
This panel discussion will cover all these points and much more to analyse future sourcing strategies of brands and retailers and how their supply chain partners need to prepare themselves for these changes.Read More
All these have significant implications for the fashion industry around the world. The traditional strategies of retail and sourcing are becoming redundant, paving way for more agile supply chains which are enabled to service the new consumer better.
Fashion players around the world need to focus on improving the consumer shopping experience, make best use of the social media channels, get digital ready and make sustainability their top priority.
Today, these trends not only impact the fashion players in developed markets like US, Europe, Japan, but also in the Asian and other growing economies. Our panellists will present a global outlook on these substantial topics and provide lot of important insights and examples from around the world, which will be useful for all the stakeholders in fashion retail.Read More
While panel discussions are debate platforms where serious issues that impact the industry are deliberated upon, an open house session is a free flowing, interactive format where there is constant ‘to and fro’ of ideas between the presenter and the audience. The idea is to exchange thoughts and talk experiences.
This format of knowledge sharing appeals to middle level professionals and younger audiences that are keen to hear experiences of people or set of people working in areas that they would like to walk the path at some point of time.
In store for participants at ASW 2021 is a series of 6 open house sessions that tackle some really ‘today’ topics that are trending on digital platforms and young professionals want to know more from people who have the experience.Read More
Athleisure has rocked the fashion world in recent years by taking stretchy leggings out of the gym and into everyday life. Also, as a cultural shift, it is acceptable to wear T-shirts and yoga pants to office. Smart Garment is equally gaining attention of the consumers, especially athletes, with its ability to track heartbeats and other body parameters which have actually become need of the athletes nowadays. However, these product categories have their own challenges such as fabric composition, electronics, manufacturing difficulty and washing cycles.
These are exciting times for all these product categories and our panellists will share lot of new examples of how they see this market evolve in the years to come.Read More
Supply chain can benefit from reduced lead times, reduced inventory levels leading to reduced operational costs and decreased product obsolescence at retail level. To develop such smart supply chains which are fully automated and interconnected, significant amount of efforts and long-term investments are required, but the payoffs can be significant. Sourcing teams of brands and retailers not only need to understand these latest trends but also adopt them with their partners.
In this panel discussion, experts will discuss how sourcing teams are keeping abreast with these changes, adapting them and making their supply partners adopt these latest trends.Read More
While consumers will play a major role in deciding when and what should be produced, technologies like artificial intelligence, chatbots, blockchain, augmented reality are already changing the game of retail. Going forward, these technologies will be even more significant not just to increase the shopping experience for the consumer, as much as possible within a retail store and in the digital space - but also to manage the complete supply chain. Collectively all these factors will impact product, sourcing, manufacturing and retail as a whole.
Our panellists are top retailers of India and are very much abreast with this topic and will share their insights into the future of Indian retail.Read More