Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Fibre2fashion & Infor co-host 'Fashionomics 2014' workshop
Fibre2fashion & Infor co-host 'Fashionomics 2014' workshop
15
Feb '14
Fibre2fashion & Infor, a USA based company dealing in fashion software suites organized a workshop “Fashionomics 2014 – The New Economics of Fashion” on February 5, 2014 at New Delhi in which top officials from big apparel manufacturing companies and brands participated to discuss the economics of fashion in Global perspectives and specific to India as well. 
 
This half a day workshop attended by more than 30 delegates, deliberated upon key aspects of challenges for apparel, footwear, home textiles, and accessories segments in terms of logistics & supply chain, global competition, labour cost, & adoption of technology. 
 
This only-by-invite workshop had delegates from the who’s who of the Indian apparel & footwear industry like Mr Debasish Gupta, Head of Marketing at Marks and Spencer India, Mr Anant Chandola, Director - New Businesses at Benetton India Pvt Ltd, Mr Dharmender Dabral, Director - Marketplace at Jabong, Mr Harminder Bedi, Production Head at BIBA Apparels, Mr HR  Sapra, Senior VP at Relaxo Footwears Ltd, Mr Shalabh, GM (Training) at Matrix Clothing, Mr Ashish Dhir from Wisedge Consulting, Dr Sibichan Mathew, Chairperson at NIFT and others.  
 
Among the major points of discussion at the workshop were – 
1) What impacts the business of fashion from the perspectives of supply chain, sourcing, labor cost and overall profitability perspective? 
2) The world keeps changing, the economy keeps changing, and business models keep evolving - what's your next move to become sustainable and profitable. This means new challenges, new opportunities and plenty of tough decisions to be made. 
3) Challenges posed from the continuing stagnation of US and European import markets. 
 
Mr Ashish Dhir from Wisedge Consulting explained retail challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. In detail, he shared insights into supply chain challenges that the sector faces in India and Globally. Dr. Sibichan Mathew briefed about new challenges from global economic perspective and how one should equip oneself to tackle the tough times which lie ahead.
 
Overall the workshop was found quite interactive and informative and these top officials left on a lot more wiser note at the end of the workshop. 
 
About Infor:
Infor is the world’s third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors like apparel, footwear, etc.
 
About Fibre2fashion:
Fibre2fashion.com is the world’s No-1 B2B platform for the global textile, apparel, retail, and fashion industry and attracts more than 1.5 million visitors and 10 million page views every month. Over the last decade, it has emerged as the most significant and interactive platform for various stake holders such as buyers, sellers, SME’s, large companies, global fashion houses, emerging brands, machinery makers, technologists, designers, employees, employers, etc.  
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Philippine Information Agency

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Jul 2017

Philippines govt issues guidelines for garment firms

The Department of Trade & Industry-Board of Investments (DTI-BOI) and ...

Textiles | On 29th Jul 2017

Bangladesh govt takes 8 jute mills back from private firms

The Bangladesh government has taken 8 jute and textile mills back...

Textiles | On 29th Jul 2017

Textile machinery orders grow in second quarter: ACIMIT

ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads & Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
61.1%
No
22.2%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 18

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
33.3%
No
44.4%
Skip
22.2%

Total Votes: 18

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
83.3%
No
5.6%
Skip
11.1%

Total Votes: 18

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
50.0%
No
11.1%
Skip
38.9%

Total Votes: 18


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X