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This Sourcing Journal Radio episode focuses on speed to market and how the industry’s pre-occupation with emulating fast fashion could be doing more damage than good. In this episode, you'll hear from: - Robert D'Loren, chairman and CEO of Xcel Brands, maker of Isaac Mizrahi, C Wonder and H Halston labels - Mark Burstein, president of sales and development and chief strategy officer of NGC Software, an apparel ERP, PLM, SCM and global software solutions company - John Thorbeck, former vice president at Timberland and CEO of GH Bass. Currently, he's the CEO and founder of Chainge Capital, which focuses on helping companies improve the first, middle and last mile

This Sourcing Journal Radio episode focuses on speed to market and how the industry’s pre-occupation with emulating fast fashion could be doing more damage than good. In this episode, you'll hear from: - Robert D'Loren, chairman and CEO of Xcel Brands, maker of Isaac Mizrahi, C Wonder and H Halston labels - Mark Burstein, president of sales and development and chief strategy officer of NGC Software, an apparel ERP, PLM, SCM and global software solutions company - John Thorbeck, former vice president at Timberland and CEO of GH Bass. Currently, he's the CEO and founder of Chainge Capital, which focuses on helping companies improve the first, middle and last mile
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This Sourcing Journal Radio episode focuses on speed to market and how the industry’s pre-occupation with emulating fast fashion could be doing more damage than good. In this episode, you'll hear from: - Robert D'Loren, chairman and CEO of Xcel Brands, maker of Isaac Mizrahi, C Wonder and H Halston labels - Mark Burstein, president of sales and development and chief strategy officer of NGC Software, an apparel ERP, PLM, SCM and global software solutions company - John Thorbeck, former vice president at Timberland and CEO of GH Bass. Currently, he's the CEO and founder of Chainge Capital, which focuses on helping companies improve the first, middle and last mile

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Duration:00:12:09

Rivet 50: Baris Ozden

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Duration:00:20:40

Preparing for the USMCA Trade Agreement

9/16/2019
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Duration:00:14:51

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Duration:00:21:05

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7/9/2019
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Duration:00:21:09

Transparency's Many Upsides

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Duration:00:21:47

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Sustaining Voices Podcast: Funding Sustainability Innovations

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Duration:00:37:11

A Clear Glass Pipeline: Supply Chain Visibility

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Duration:00:24:11

Rivet 50: Andrew Olah

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Rivet 50: Amy Leverton

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Duration:00:36:39

Rivet 50 Radio: Amy Leverton

3/8/2019
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Duration:00:38:43

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Duration:00:48:23

Rivet 50: Alberto Candiani

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Duration:00:26:42

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Duration:00:26:26

The Powerhouse Trends Powering Retail Today: Off-Price, DTC and Athleisure

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Duration:00:34:42

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Duration:00:27:27

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Duration:00:24:23