How Adidas Found Its Second Wind
The sportswear giant’s embrace of its heritage shows how reconnecting with the past can inspire a company’s future.
Content: Case Study | Authors: Majken Schultz, Nicholas Ind, Oriol Iglesias | Source: “strategy+business” | Subject: Marketing / Sales | Industries: Apparel, Sports & Recreation | Company: Adidas
China Versus the United States: Who has the most to gain (or lose) in apparel?
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
During a 1999 protest of the World Trade Organization, Rivoli, an economics professor at Georgetown, looked on as an activist seized the microphone and demanded, “Who made your T-shirt?” Rivoli determined to find out. She interviewed cotton farmers in Texas, factory workers in China, labor champions in the American South and used-clothing vendors in Tanzania. Problems, Rivoli concludes, arise not with the market, but with … [ Read more ]
Content: Book | Author: Pietra Rivoli | Subjects: Economics, International | Industry: Apparel
The Power of Synchronization: The Case of TAL Apparel Group
The story of how TAL Apparel Group grew from a single textile mill in Hong Kong to its current status as a global powerhouse in apparel design, manufacturing, and logistics, is a prime example of how synchronization – the simultaneous and highly efficient coordination of far-flung supply chain, product development, and marketing and sales activities with customers and suppliers – can provide not only the … [ Read more ]
Content: Case Study | Source: “Deloitte” | Subjects: Industry Specific, Operations | Industry: Apparel | Company: TAL Apparel Group
Shrinking Share of the Rag Trade (Apparel Sales)
Built a $400 million shoe-and-clothing company bearing his name.
Content: Thought Leader | Source: “[email protected]” | Subject: Management | Industry: Apparel
bills iteself as ‘The OnLine Guide for the Apparel Industry’
Content: Online Resource | Source: “Apparel.Net” | Subject: Industry Specific | Industry: Apparel