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The Final Hurdle – Innovation in Last-Mile Logistics

This report covers innovation in last-mile logistics, a key component of the supply chain that presents unique challenges and exciting opportunities for improvement. The report covers three components of last-mile logistics: transportation, delivery and reverse logistics.

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3D Design Technology Disrupts the Fashion Supply Chain

Fashion industry supply chains are growing faster and stronger with 3D design and sampling technology. In this report, we look at the 3D design process with a focus on its use in the apparel supply chain and profile four major vendors of 3D design software: CLO, Tukatech, Optitex and Browzwear.

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Innovator Intelligence: Inspectorio—Building a Digital Ecosystem Through AI to Improve Quality Control and Compliance Monitoring

This report forms part of our Innovator Intelligence series, which focuses on emerging companies that are disrupting traditional retail and fueling innovation across the retail value chain.

Inspectorio is a technology startup that offers a solution to improve supply-chain inspections, by digitalizing the quality control and compliance monitoring processes across the apparel, accessories and footwear supply chain using mobile, web and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

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Tariffs and the Fashion Industry: Key Takeaways from the CFDA’s Discussion

On Wednesday, July 25, the Coresight Research team attended a discussion hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) on the impact of new US tariffs on Chinese-produced goods. Lisa Metcalfe, COO of Pam and Gela, and her husband, James Metcalfe, Senior Vice President of Production and Product Development at Alice and Olivia, walked the audience through how new tariffs could affect the fashion industry. Here, we share our key takeaways from the discussion.

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Retail-Tech Landscape: US

Retail-Tech Landscape US
Analytics/Predictive Analytics: Leveraging data to generate new opportunities and identify the likelihood of
future outcomes in order to enable more strategic decision making.

Brick-and-Mortar Data Capture: Developing in-store analytics technologies that provide visibility into store operations
and the performance of products, promotions and employees.

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