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Traditional Retailers Are Dying a “Death of a Thousand Cuts,” First Insight Says

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.

Twenty million dollars might not seem like a lot of money to established, iconic retailers whose legacies stretch back decades and whose balance sheets run 10 digits deep. But much like the fable of the frog boiled alive, some retailers might not see the true threat from upstart digitally native brands until it’s too late….

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