The Myth of Sustainable Fashion

Harvard Business

Despite high-profile attempts at innovation, the industry has failed to reduce its environmental impact so far. Business and society Social and global issues Society and business relations Retail and consumer goods Digital Article

Casual Apparel Outperforms High-End Fashion

BCG

In the wake of the recent financial crisis, the global fashion and luxury industry established a solid record of extremely strong value creation. Thirty-nine of those companies are in fashion and luxury. From 2011 through 2015, the fashion and luxury companies returned an annualized TSR of 15%. Article Tuesday, December 13, 2016. More recently, however, the industry’s performance declined somewhat—a trend that has continued into 2016.

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How Footwear Startup Allbirds Is Decarbonizing Fashion

Harvard Business

The footwear startup advanced its environmental mission, while staying ahead of competitors. Innovation Supply chain management Sustainable business practices Audio

262: Babette Ballinger—How Does A Woman Tackle The Fashion Industry? Head On

On the Brink Podcast

As a fashion designer and owner of her own apparel sales firm, Babette had to constantly re-invent herself, learn how to run a business, and deal with the challenges of sustaining successful partnerships with men. Hear how one woman made her mark in an industry of men.

What Real Sustainability Would Look Like in the Fashion Industry

BCG

Article Friday, July 14, 2017 To maintain its current growth trajectory, the global fashion industry must address its environmental and social footprint. Article

How Innovation and Collaboration Can Accelerate Sustainability in Fashion

BCG

Article Friday, July 14, 2017 To maintain its current growth trajectory, the global fashion industry must address its environmental and social footprint. Article

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consulting Fashion

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Consulting Fashion. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, September 2, 2008.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Memorial Day Fashion Update

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Memorial Day Fashion Update. Fashion Reminder: Fashion rules have changed as of Memorial Day. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, May 27, 2008.

Avoiding Fads and Fashions in Org Design: Talent Management Video Interview with Amy Kates

Kates Kesler

Talent Management magazine recently interviewed Amy Kates. Click here for a five minute video on why trends and styles have no place in organization design.

Avoiding Fads and Fashions in Org Design: Talent Management Video Interview with Amy Kates

Kates Kesler

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Art vs Business

Tom Spencer

She entered journalism in the 1980’s and claims to have had no particular inclination towards fashion. Although, after gaining some exposure to the fashion runways working with the British edition of GQ, she says that she ultimately found herself as the editor of Vogue. People who think fashion is all about art and pretty pictures, she said, are not going to do very well in the fashion business. Business Strategy Alexandra Shulman British Vogue fashion

Raising Money the Old Fashioned Way

The Nonprofit Consultant

They call this one-on-one, in-person fundraising a return to raising money "the old-fashioned way." Old-fashioned" maybe, but you stick with what works An article in the New York times the other day looked at "something called 'face-to-face' or 'street fundraising,' trolling city streets and taking credit card information from donors on the spot."

Doing it the old fashioned way

The Nonprofit Consultant

Nancy Schwartz of the Getting Attention blog had a great and simple post the other day: Don't Forget to Call. As Nancy points out, those of us who blog on nonprofit topics often get so hung up on pointing out new technologies and nifty tools for reaching more people, or different people, or doing it all quicker, that we often forget to point out the obvious: What we already know works.

Why Playing with Your Food is Critical for Consultants

David A Fields

You’d also play with your food; catapulting carrot sticks and fashioning finger art with your mashed potatoes. When you stood well under three feet tall, you chortled with unbridled glee at your father’s silly faces and merrily tried to ride the family dog. What a hoot! Now that you lead a consulting firm, I doubt [ ] Consultants Consulting

What is a good innovative strategy to grow revenues?

Consulthon

Hi, I need to know innovative ways to grow revenues in fashion industry

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Casual Day

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

But there are fashion choices that should never happen: People - please: belly shirts are never okay in the workplace. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, May 28, 2009. Casual Day. I know, I know. Fridays are casual days at my client. Jeans and denim are not allowed, but tolerated. Sneakers. that too. There. I said it. Posted by. Consulting SME. 10:44 AM. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants.

Delivering a Personalized Shopping Experience with AI

Harvard Business

What’s next for fashion shopping app, THE YES: improving the algorithm or investing in customer acquisition? Analytics and data science Algorithms AI and machine learning Strategy Consumer behavior Advertising Entrepreneurs and founders Audio

A Year-End Mega-Episode! Our Predictions for 2021

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, Mihir, Rebecca, and Rawi swap predictions for 2021 — from business to politics to fashion. Economics & Society Audio

Companies Used to Share How Each Dollar of Revenue Was Spent

Harvard Business

Why these disclosures went out of fashion — and how to bring them back. Labor Regulation Finance & Accounting Digital Article

The Internet of Things Wins s+b's 2014 Strategy of the Year

Strategy+Business

The linking of billions of devices through the Web has scaled the heights of strategy fashion

Creating Genuine Human Connection in a Post-Pandemic World w/Kyle Duford Ep#124

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

A former magazine editor, he also spent a bunch of his career with a focus on the fashion, outdoor and sports industries through the eCommerce and digital lens.

Bad News Is Worse through Email

Strategy+Business

People prefer old-fashioned voicemail messages to emails when receiving bad news

Big Data Strategy: s+b's Strategy of the Year

Strategy+Business

From the headlines to the C-suite, big data embodied the height of strategy-as-fashion in 2013

Why you should take notes by hand

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Old-fashioned note taking makes information easier to retrieve in your head. Pencil and paper notes are a better synthesised set of ideas than typed notes. Here’s Dan Pink’s 99 second video summary of the research. Here’s the original research paper. The post Why you should take notes by hand appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Get what you want Manage yourself

Want A Seat At The Table? You May Need To Start Your Own Business.

On the Brink

In the latter half of the 1960s, a massive disruption was underway in the US fashion industry. Before WWII, America dominated the globe in garment manufacturing, employing over 2 million people. After the war, that all changed, from where garments were made to who designed them.

"The Conclusion Trap" is Out! (Copy)

Markovitz Consulting

As with all my books, I don’t talk about Toyota, use Japanese, or refer to lean in any fashion. (Note: this is the same article from yesterday, but with a corrected link for my website.)

Making the Talent Leap of Faith

Strategy+Business

Rita Gunther McGrath explains why organizations need to shed their old-fashioned mentality about how they recruit people in order to fill the talent gap. For more related insights, read " The Thought Leader Interview: Rita Gunther McGrath

Cobbled together

Seth Godin Blog

And when you register for an old-fashioned wedding, they might try to persuade you to make sure your plates match your furniture… For everything else, the coordination of a matched set is almost always replaced by the utility of things cobbled together over time.

The appraisal is dead. Long live the appraisal.

The Management Centre

Old fashioned? Appraisals are not about fashion. =mc Director and L&D specialist Yvette Gyles blogs on the pros and cons of appraisals… Tis the season for performance reviews – well, it seems that way to me.

Lifelong High Performance, the Japanese-American Way

Strategy+Business

Could the next big management fashion be a hybrid of Japanese and U.S. styles? A few companies in Tokyo are experimenting with a prototype approach that combines competitive high performance with a nurturing environment for lifelong employees -- innovation and job security together

Getting the joke

Seth Godin Blog

” When we encounter a fashion, a film or some other cultural artifact that the critical establishment has celebrated, it’s easy to not understand it. “But why is this important?”

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How to Provide Safe and Comfortable In-Person Training as People Return to the Office

Clarity Consultants

Instead, proceed in a methodical fashion. Re-opening processes are underway in many industries. As a result, some companies are beginning to transition back to in-person training as part of their workforce development strategy.

Why Follow When You Can Lead?

Organizational Talent Consulting

That's the nature of courage — not being unafraid but confronting fear and danger and performing in a selfless fashion. Remember being a kid? Remember campaigning to be the leader so you could pick your friends or play a particular position you wanted.

Making the Talent Leap of Faith

Strategy+Business

Rita Gunther McGrath explains why organizations need to shed their old-fashioned mentality about how they recruit people in order to fill the talent gap. For more related insights, read " The Thought Leader Interview: Rita Gunther McGrath

The coordinators

Seth Godin Blog

Fashion is everywhere. While many fashion systems are more open and permeable than before (there aren’t three TV networks, there are a million YouTube channels) there are still gatekeepers and narrative setters. If it’s you, if it’s us, then fashion is working for us.

Friction and traction

Seth Godin Blog

It's fashionable for designers and marketers to want to reduce friction in the way they engage with users. And sometimes, that's smart. If someone knows what they want, get out of their way and help them get it. One-click, done. But often, what we want is traction. The traction to find our footing, shift our posture, make a new decision. The traction to actually influence what happens next, not merely slip our way toward a goal of someone else's choosing

What Is the Mastery Learning Theory?

Clarity Consultants

Learners who are adept can move rapidly forward, allowing them to maintain momentum and complete their education in a speedy fashion. In education and training, several methodologies purportedly support learning the best.

Amazon to Sell Fiat Chrysler Cars Online: End of Car Dealerships?

MishTalk

Despite a massive switch from big box retailers to online shopping, car sales are still done the old fashioned way, via a network of franchised dealerships, typically selling a single manufacturer’s lineup of cars. Tesla does sell its own cars directly, but some states do no permit such sales. Now Amazon is entering the fray. Instead of buying from a dealership, or from the manufacturer, customers can directly buy three different Fiat Chrysler models right over the internet.

Why Your Productivity Hacks Don’t Hack It

Markovitz Consulting

In a related fashion, making downtime visible is equally helpful. (Note: a modified version of this article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review.

Your corner of the sphere

Seth Godin Blog

Tom's might have fashionable shoes, but it's the pay it forward that resonates. And your iPhone might have good download speed, but it's the design and fashion that we pay for. What sort of novel do you want to write? What does your restaurant offer? What about that new record you're recording?