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Survey Analysis: Apparel Companies Focus on Product Cost Reduction, With Talent the Top Concern

Published: 16 September 2016

ID: G00293681

Analyst(s): Lucie Draper, Janet Suleski

Summary

Research shows apparel companies are focused on product cost reduction and concerned about having the right talent to support growth. Apparel supply chain leaders can use this research to evaluate priorities and overcome risks and challenges that may hurt their efforts.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Reducing Product Costs Is Top Initiative
  • Growth Plans: Retailers Look to International Expansion, Manufacturers Eye New Products
  • Talent Is the Top Concern
  • Methodology

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