The apparel industry is undergoing its most significant transformation in decades. While it is impossible to predict all the ways in which COVID-19 will reshape business, one change is certain: digitization is no longer optional.
Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit, companies who embraced digitization were outperforming competitors that hadn’t by almost 68%. Organizations that continue to lag behind on digitization efforts not only make themselves vulnerable to future disruptions, but also miss out on the benefits of improved collaboration with their suppliers and other players within the sector.
In this guide, we will explain how COVID-19 has created a “new normal” in fashion sourcing, and how embracing digitization, and remote inspection models, can help you to adapt your company’s operations to succeed in this new normal.