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Patagonia to share vendor collaboration process in webinar
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Oct '13
Patagonia, a leading outdoor brand, will participate in a live webinar 10AM EST on October 16 to discuss the use of cloud technology to speed product development and collaborate more effectively with global vendors.

During the webinar, which is sponsored by FastFit360, Valerie Arnold, director of business operations, Patagonia, will share how the outdoor brand is leveraging “social business” for enhanced factory collaboration and improved efficiency though reduced prototyping and shorter development timelines. Social business refers to how apparel brands are sharing and communicating about fashion workflow in a highly visual, social media-type environment.

The event will provide actionable tips for apparel brands and retailers who want to speed cycle time. Information will be relevant for designers, technical designers, product developers, and sourcing and QA/QC professionals.

In addition to Arnold, the webinar will feature insights from Roxy Starr, executive vice president, design and development, FastFit360, provider of the technology used by Patagonia. Starr will describe FastFit360’s e-sample technology and demonstrate how robust, real-time analytics can be used to rate vendor performance and to secure a clearer picture of corporate outcomes against core metrics, such as cycle time per sample, by vendor and style.

About FastFit360

FastFit360’s core technology delivers a revolutionary and refreshingly simple solution to fashion businesses requiring supply chain speed and visibility.

The company’s cloud-based software enables companies to communicate socially and visually during the critical sample-making process, addressing the needs of designers, technical designers, product developers, quality assurance professionals, sourcing teams and the executive suite — anyone, anywhere who needs easy access to real-time product information by style and by vendor.

About Patagonia

Patagonia, Inc., based in Ventura, California, is a leading designer and retailer of core outdoor, alpine, fly fishing, snow, surf and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories.

The company is recognized internationally for its commitment to authentic product quality and environmental activism, contributing over $55 million in grants and in-kind donations to date. Incorporating environmental responsibility into product development, the company has, since 1996, used only organically grown cotton in its clothing line.

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