US CLOTHING SECTOR LOOKS TO INNOVATION TO SHARPEN EDGE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) conference in Washington DC, on April 25, has heard how the clothing sector needs to boost innovation to sharpen its competitive edge in commercially uncertain times. Whether creating prototypes from designs within minutes through 3D printing, fabrics being dyed as completed pieces and introducing wearable technology throughout wardrobes, speakers stressed how new concepts could all become mainstream in the clothing industry’s future. Angie Lau, CEO of the Hong Kong-based Clover Group International Ltd, a ...


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