As stay-at-home living now becomes the norm, ease, comfort and function are among consumers’ top priorities when it comes to apparel. Recognizing the need for buyers to source products that will drive businesses in 2021, we at Global Sources have compiled a list of the apparel trends that are set to take the spotlight this year.
Some sourcing-related (or, okay, sometimes sourcing-adjacent) reading as we start the gradual, orderly slide into the weekend. Selected for your entertainment and illumination by the Global Sources content team. IoT Clothing: The New Wearables Technology you can truly wear – and washable too. Imagine a sensor-equipped fabric for shirts, pants, socks or shoes that […]
No doubt 2020 will go down in history as the year that changed it all. The coronavirus outbreak had not only wrought global health havoc, but it had also gravely affected almost every industry, forcing many businesses to close. While 2021 continues to be a process of navigating the uncharted, it brings some exciting fashion […]
Nairobi by night timelapse. (Photo by Yonko Kilasi on Unsplash) Here’s some weekend sourcing-related reading, with stories from diverse parts of Asia and Africa that caught the eyes of the Global Sources team this week. Apple to start making iPhone 12 in India, reducing reliance on China Reports have it that Foxconn, Apple’s manufacturing […]
The Nintendo Switch continues to post strong numbers. Scroll down for a link to the must-have accessories in 2021. (Public domain image) Some weekend reading on sourcing topics including sustainability, US apparel trends, in-demand Nintendo Switch accessories, and chip shortages. 5 questions to answer when designing a responsible-sourcing strategy Addressing sustainability and environmental […]