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Straight From The Source podcast bringing you everything you need to know about the apparel industry - from two insiders working on the sourcing side and the brand side. So whether you are in design, merchandising, retail or production, this is the podcast for you!

Straight From The Source podcast bringing you everything you need to know about the apparel industry - from two insiders working on the sourcing side and the brand side. So whether you are in design, merchandising, retail or production, this is the podcast for you!
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United States

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Straight From The Source podcast bringing you everything you need to know about the apparel industry - from two insiders working on the sourcing side and the brand side. So whether you are in design, merchandising, retail or production, this is the podcast for you!

Language:

English

Contact:

3476669224


Episodes

Episode 6. Climate Change & Sustainable Manufacturing

11/18/2019
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Climate change is probably the most pressing issue that we will face in the upcoming decade, and the fashion industry is responsible for about 8 to 10% of all greenhouse gas emissions. This episode breaks down the supply chain to shed more light on high emission areas within the process as well as the changes in technology and brand planning, which are moving us closer to a sustainable and cleaner process.

Duration:00:16:38

Episode 5. Amazon Expose - Implications for human rights

10/28/2019
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Amazon is the second-largest apparel retailer in the world, and about two-thirds of its products come from third-party sellers on their platform. A recent Wall Street Journal expose revealed that some of the sellers are working with manufacturers who have been banned by major brands for failing compliance and safety. In this episode, we take a detailed look at this story, the implications for human rights, and possible remedies.

Duration:00:12:16

Episode 4. Data analytics in fashion

10/15/2019
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Many of us have made inventory decisions based on past purchases; however, in this new ear of data analytics, we now have the tools to delve into actual purchase behaviors for insights that lead to better business practices and real efficiencies in areas such as inventory management. This episode talks about the data landscape and how to start thinking differently about your own business

Duration:00:13:40

Episode 2. Mitigating The Effects Of Excess Inventory - The Zara Example

9/11/2019
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Two fashion industry insiders from both the brand and the sourcing side have come together to give their combined perspectives on the how-to combat excess inventory. Please join Fatima Anwar (Founder & CEO of Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing) and Giovanni Palumbo (expert in color, fabric, product development, and fashion education) to talk about implications and mitigation strategies

Duration:00:11:57

Episode 3. Perceptions of Bangladeshi Manufacturing In Apparel

9/11/2019
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Two fashion industry insiders from both the brand and the sourcing side have come together to give their combined perspectives on the Bangladeshi manufacturing industry Please join Fatima Anwar (Founder & CEO of Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing) and Giovanni Palumbo (expert in color, fabric, product development, and fashion education) to talk about implications and mitigation strategies

Duration:00:13:35

Episode 1. Implications Of The Trade War With China On Apparel

9/10/2019
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Two fashion industry insiders from both the brand and the sourcing side have come together to give their combined perspectives on the Trade War with China. Please join Fatima Anwar (Founder & CEO of Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing) and Giovanni Palumbo (expert in color, fabric, product development, and fashion education) to talk about implications and mitigation strategies

Duration:00:12:11