By  on September 17, 2019

The pace of change occurring at retail is having a profound effect on the entire textile supply chain. From the impact of the trade war with China (and the subsequent shift to other countries such as Vietnam) to the explosive growth of the rental and resale market (on track to swell to more than $50 billion in the next year or so), fashion apparel is in a state of upheaval.

Changes in consumer behavior are also driving significant change in the retail apparel market. Millennials and Generation Z, for example, are embracing consumer practices that support combating climate change. Gen Zs are emboldened by youth climate activists such as 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, who gained a global spotlight earlier this year while addressing the World Economic Forum.

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