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8 Hidden Elements To Revamp Your Cutting Room

Cutting room is a very important section in any garment manufacturing facility which has a major impact on the overall production. The cutting room controls the utilization of fabric which makes up to 70% of the total manufacturing cost. Thus, the small steps towards wastage reduction and savings can have a huge effect on the efficiency and…
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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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5 Factors You Should Consider In Lingerie Cutting

Lingerie today has ceased to be the traditional basic piece of essential garment. It has become an attractive, innovative, functional innerwear and intimate clothing for women, with styles and categories that go way past than being a simple garment category. With such a level of complexity and such small sizes of the garment, the cutting process in…
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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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PHANTOM INVENTORY

Have you ever faced the problem in your manufacturing or retail location, when a particular item is showing in the stock in your accounting system and yet you can’t find it anywhere? Is the stock showing in records an illusion or a figment of our imagination, or does it really exist? Inventory that shows to be on-hand in the company’s accounting…
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Just In Time

In order to compete effectively, companies must be capable of manufacturing high-quality products at a low cost and also provide a first class customer services. In addition, they must have the flexibility to cope with short product life cycles, demands for greater product variety from more discriminating customers and increasing international…
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