In an effort to come back from its multi-year slump, H&M is turning to machine-learning. Is machine-learning the answer to H&M’s problems and is it too late?
“Like it or not, digitization is here”. Zara is renowned for its ability to master the design and management of the supply chain. Is Zara going to be able to leverage the digital tools to increase its competitive advantage?
Exploring the tension between fast-fashion and sustainability: can both co-exist?
How retailer Zara is working to offset the environmental impact of its popular and affordable fast-fashion designs.
Zara plans to achieve corporate social responsibility regarding climate change by 2020
Over the past 20 years, one word disrupted the fashion industry and changed it more than any other single trend: fast. At the helm of this movement has been Inditex, a Spanish firm that originally started as a dress maker Galicia during the 60’s and has now become a collection of more than 100 companies worldwide.
Zara has disrupted the industry through its “fast fashion” model in the last years. While traditional players design their collections more than 5 months in advance, Zara is able to bring the latest trends from the catwalks and the streets to the stores in less than 4 weeks
ZARA has developed a large-scale, super-fast supply chain to allow it to capitalize on trends as soon as they happen.