Recent estimates suggest the value of excess inventory from Spring and Summer 2020 collections is estimated at $171 billion to $195 billion worldwide - never has an industry been more ripe for change. Retailers can no longer rely on scouring the globe to find lowest cost products and incur a 9 to 12 month lead time - it prohibits an accurate forecast of actual consumer demand as much as one year later.
Watch the webinar recording to see retail experts Sarah Curran-Usher, Co-Founder at Fitzrovia Investment and Retail Advisory, Matt Stockamp, Sustainability Lead at Nisolo, and Scott Duby, GM Partnerships and Products at True Fit as they discuss ways retailers can future proof the apparel and footwear supply chain and navigate inventory challenges.In the recording, you will:
+ Learn how other retailers are rebuilding their supply chains to operate in a more customer-centric and relevant fashion
+ Hear short-term and long-term strategies for aligning inventory and fulfillment
+ Discover ways to rethink the planning and managing of inventory with a sustainability mindset
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Future proof your apparel and footwear supply chain and navigate inventory challenges
Scott Duby General Manager Partnerships & Alliances, True Fit
Scott Duby is True Fit’s General Manager Partnerships & Alliances. Prior to True Fit, he served as IBM’s Director of Global Consumer Industry, where he was responsible for emerging opportunities and strategic initiatives, partnerships and alliances, and mergers and acquisitions. Scott has over 20 years experience working with leading retail and consumer products companies as a merchant, industry analyst, and management consulting.
Sarah Curran-Usher Co-Founder at Fitzrovia Investment and Retail Advisory
In 2015, as Managing Director, Curran-Usher launched very.co.uk’s premium platform, Very Exclusive. She delivered more than 200 global Premium and Accessible Luxury brands to the group. Identifying the increasing gap in fashion seasons and customer purchasing habits, Curran-Usher’s team led a change in strategy, which aligned the buying strategy to focus on ‘buy now, wear now’, versus the traditional fashion model. She is noted for her ability to understand customer priorities and develop strategies that ensure retention, loyalty, increased conversion, whilst also prioritising problem-solving in customer experience and journey.
Matt Stockcamp Sustainability Lead at Nisolo
Matt Stockamp leads the sustainability practice at Nisolo. In this role he focuses on doing food for the planet by helping companies and organizations design, measure, scale, and message their social and environmental impact initiatives.
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