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Economy Continues Growing But Is it Helping Apparel?

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Growth in the U.S. economy is expected to continue through the first half of 2020, but whether that will translate into consumer spending on apparel is up for debate. The Conference Board on Thursday disclosed that its Leading Economic Index for the U.S. rose 0.8 percent in January to 112.1. That gain followed a 0.3…

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