LILLIE CASSATI 04 August, 2017
ORDRE WEEKLY | THE STORE OF THE FUTURE WITH NO CHECKOUT AND NO STAFF
Business Of Fashion
"More Chinese retailers are testing 24-hour stores run entirely by technology, while Gucci and Louis Vuitton have finally launched e-commerce in China"
"Every year millions of garments are discarded as consumers ditch fast-fashion styles for a new wardrobe. At last the industry is acting – but more has to be done"
"Bolt Threads has caught the attention of venture capitalists with technology that it claims can produce artificial spider silk that can be used to create clothing."
"Nike worked hard to improve conditions in its factories around the world, but activists say the company has been slipping back into using sweatshops"
"Fashion multiples are shifting their workforce strategies, and reducing the number of roles, to manage growing costs, fluctuating currency rates and improvements in technology"
Business Of Fashion
"Technology decisions — especially those that affect the customer experience — must move out of individual teams and up to the C-Suite, argues Stephan Schambach"
"Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce platform, is improving its services to make luxury brands feel at home on Tmall, its B2C marketplace for retailers"
"A new initiative to make Bangladesh's garment industry more transparent is unlike anything that has existed before"
"Time after time, private equity firms swoop in to rescue faltering retailers. But are they doing more harm than good?"
Designers who have wholesale showrooms currently open-to-ORDRE:
ANGEL CHEN, Anna K. FFWD, Eudon Choi FFWD, LARA KHOURY, Madiyah Al Sharqui FFWD, Sid Neigum FFWD, PAULA MENDOZA, LINDER, Designer ORDRE, Max V. Koenig, OBIstudio, GOYA, JENNIFER BEHR, JOSEPH
ORDRE is an online wholesale showroom for the luxury fashion industry that allows wholesale orders to be placed and managed through sophisticated yet easy to use technology.