Viewpoints By Sarah Pierson

Article: A Shifting Regulatory Landscape

How the New York Fashion Act, SEC Environmental Disclosures, and IFRS Sustainability Standards are reshaping a new normal for environmental regulations

Article: The Future of Retail: Three Characteristics of a Resilient, Consumer-Led Brand

Out of sheer necessity, many apparel and footwear brands have transformed over the last year. Now is the time to build on this momentum to grow and scale that transformation – and not slip back to old ways of working.

Article: Retail Digital Innovation: 5 Stages of Adoption: A methodology for achieving value and adoption from disruption

Take these five steps to achieve value and adoption from disruption in the retail, footwear and apparel industry. 

Article: Research Results Discussion: Adoption of 3D Digital Product Creation in Retail

The 3D Retail Coalition's September 2017 webinar centered on a presentation from Kalypso's Steve Riordan, and Tailored Brand's Jamie Bragg that focused on results from Kalypso’s research on the adoption of leading product development practices in a digital world, created in partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Center for Education and Research in Retail, and PI Apparel. 

Article: Practical Machine Learning for the Retail Industry: Connectivity in the Data Ecosystem Brings Clarity to Decision Making

Siloed data. Unstructured data. Lack of connectivity. Lost opportunity. With all the data being generated and collected, internally and on the Web, machine learning can address the challenge of connecting the dots, drawing insights, and making better decisions.

Article: Perspectives on Under Armour in 3D - Making All Athletes Better

In May 2017, the 3D Retail Coalition (3D.RC) hosted a webcast with Under Armour on 3D body imaging. Here are some key takeaways from this webcast. 

Article: Bring Clarity to Retail Decision-Making with Machine Learning

As the quantity of big data expands, retailers need to become more efficient at collecting, organizing and managing data. Here are some ways retailers can monetize data with machine learning.

Article: Perspectives on 3D Body Scanning for Apparel Design & Development

In February, 2017, the 3D Retail Coalition (3D.RC) hosted a webcast with the IEEE on 3D body processing. Here are some key takeaways from the webcast.

Microblog: Saluting Innovation @ the Cleveland Cavaliers

Saluting innovation at the Cleveland Cavaliers - the first NBA team to offer virtual reality content in their official mobile application to engage fans in new ways. 

Article: Transforming Your Store Brands Program? 12 Leading Practices from Consumer Goods Manufacturers

Store brands programs for food retailers are in the midst of a major transition, and even though these brands historically compete with CPG manufacturers, now is the time to learn from their success.