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Artificial Intelligence In The Apparel Industry

When compared to 2016, there has been a 300% percent growth in investments in Artificial Intelligence capabilities development in 2017 globally, as predicted by Forrester Research. An IDC research has predicted that the AI market will become worth more than $47 billion in 2020 growing from an $8 billion market in 2016. We have seen science fictions…
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Drop Shipping

Retailers offering their customer a full catalogue or e-commerce platforms, both invoke the need of a system where the retailer does not have to physically store the complete range of products being offered in brick and mortar setups, but still satisfies customer demands within a stipulated time frame. This is where drop shipping comes into the…
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Factories of the future: Apparel Manufacturing

If we observe traditionally, manufacturing can be termed as the process of converting raw materials into physical products and factories are the structure where this conversion happens. This was the simple goal with which gen x factories worked. Then came the growing need for sustainability and optimization in meeting customer demands which drove…
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Real Time Information Sharing in the Apparel Industry

Defining Real-Time System An IT enabled system that is able to provide necessary information to its users, as sooner as things are rolled on, is called real time system. Having worked in the apparel industry for some time now, I have always thought about the importance and challenges being faced by an apparel exporter in sharing information in real…
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How Will BREXIT Affect Apparel Trade Relations?

On June 23rd, 2016. Britain voted to leave the European Union, the 28-nation trading bloc. The pound plummeted to its lowest level in 31 years, $2 trillion wiped off the global stock market, and the shock waves are going to be felt in the global apparel industry as well. Britain’s exit from EU might take away EU’s single market facility out of its…
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Classify The Fault: Defects Due to Dyeing & Printing

So far in this defects series, we have discussed, knit and woven fabric defects, embroidery defects and garment defects in depth. The last article in this series will be the defects that occur during the dyeing and printing process of fabrics. Dyeing and printing processes are either used to improve the aesthetic appeal of the fabric or for…
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Garment Defects

In our defects blog series, we have so far covered the defects occurring in knitted and woven fabrics and also in embroidery. Now, we are going to take up the defects that occur in our final garments, and how can we control or correct them. Garment defects can be caused due to the use of defective fabric, workmanship defects, and handling defects,…
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Embroidery Fabric Defects

Next, in the Defects blog series, we will discuss the defects found in the embroidery. Embroidery is used in garments to enhance their aesthetic appeal, but when defects appear in the embroidery itself, the quality of the garment deteriorates. Embroidery defects can be a result of irregularities in the stitches or the design or both. Based on the…
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Elimination Of Fabric Inspection Process

Garment industry is becoming increasingly competitive by the day. To stay ahead of the pack, we need to ensure we can offer our customers the best possible quality in the least possible costs. To achieve this optimal cost and quality balance, we need to identify and eliminate redundant activities from our garment manufacturing process. One such…
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