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Spotlights software and technology companies at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation through the lens of fashion and supply chains. A must-read for fast-growing, ambitious fashion brands looking to invest in digital transformation.

Features Tech Talks <i>Tech Talks</i> with Compare Ethics
Tech Talks with Compare Ethics

SupplyCompass speaks to Abbie Morris, Founder of Compare Ethics. Compare Ethics is the platform that builds trust and transparency through sustainable product verification.  They turn sustainable product data into increased revenues via their verification technology and product impact measurements.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

6 mins

Tech Talks <i>Tech Talks</i> with Stephanie Benedetto, Co-Founder of Queen of Raw
Tech Talks with Stephanie Benedetto, Co-Founder of Queen of Raw

SupplyCompass speaks to Stephanie Benedetto, CEO & Co-Founder of Queen of Raw. Queen of Raw matches buyers with sellers, where unused textiles are sold quickly and easily at lower price points, giving people access to materials that they never had before

by SupplyCompass

9 min read

Tech Talks <i>Tech Talks</i> with Boryana Uzunova, Co-Founder of Kool And Konscious
Tech Talks with Boryana Uzunova, Co-Founder of Kool And Konscious

SupplyCompass sits down with fashion entrepreneur and Forbes ‘30 under 30’ Boryana Uzunova, Co-Founder of Kool And Konscious, a sustainable and ethical global fashion marketplace.

by Margo Camus

9 min read

Tech Talks <i>Tech Talks</i> with Flexport: Building Flexible and Resilient Supply Chains in Fashion Through Digitalisation
Tech Talks with Flexport: Building Flexible and Resilient Supply Chains in Fashion Through Digitalisation

SupplyCompass speaks to Christos Chamberlain, UK General Manager of Flexport—a leading digital freight forwarder headquartered in San Fransisco.

by Margo Camus

6 min read

Perspectives

SupplyCompass series that focuses on our supply chain partners operating at the intersection between innovation, efficiency and sustainability, to help shape more inclusive conversations in the fashion industry.

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from Re:Down
Perspectives from Re:Down

SupplyCompass speaks to Eric Firmann, Co-Founder of Re: Down, a business recycling post-consumer down and feathers for insulation in the apparel and bedding industries. He walks us through their innovative process, how they have coped through the pandemic, and what his visions for a circular industry are.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

3 min read

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from Enviu’s Reweave Venture Studio
Perspectives from Enviu’s Reweave Venture Studio

SupplyCompass speaks to Marieke Lenders, the Program Lead of Circular Apparel at Enviu. Our conversation focuses on Enviu’s Reweave Venture Studio, an initiative building disruptive and impactful ventures looking to drive the fashion sector towards a circular and fair value chain in India.

by Gus Bartholomew

7 min read

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from a Corduroy Manufacturer
Perspectives from a Corduroy Manufacturer

The global COVID-19 pandemic proves to be a challenging time for the fashion industry in many ways. SupplyCompass recently spoke to a corduroy manufacturer in India on their core competencies, adapting to restrictions in India and how integral sustainability is to their business

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

5 min read

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from Recover
Perspectives from Recover

SupplyCompass recently spoke to Paqui Ferrer, Marketing Director of Recover, upcycling textile waste into high-value yarns in Spain, on the history of the business and their post-pandemic visions for the circular economy and fashion industry.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

4 min read

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from our Social Enterprise Manufacturing Partner in Nepal
Perspectives from our Social Enterprise Manufacturing Partner in Nepal

The global COVID-19 pandemic proves to be a challenging time for the fashion industry in many ways. SupplyCompass recently spoke to our social enterprise-manufacturing partner in Nepal on how they built their business on a specific purpose, their recent project involving making masks for the medical community and their experience with technology as a small business.

by Hannah Badminton

6 min read

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from an Outerwear Manufacturer
Perspectives from an Outerwear Manufacturer

The global COVID-19 pandemic proves to be a challenging time for the fashion industry in many ways. SupplyCompass recently spoke to our manufacturing partner in China on how their business has evolved, how the Chinese government is supporting factories to resume operations and their experience with 3D technology.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

5 min

Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from a Linen Manufacturer
Perspectives from a Linen Manufacturer

The global COVID-19 pandemic proves to be a challenging time for the fashion industry in many ways. SupplyCompass recently spoke to a linen manufacturer on how their business has evolved, what changes they expect to see in the industry once the pandemic is over, what technology is exciting them at the moment.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

8 min

Materials Perspectives <i>Perspectives</i> from Our Leather Accessories Manufacturing Partner
Perspectives from Our Leather Accessories Manufacturing Partner

Leather is one of the most fascinating and desirable materials used in the fashion industry. Recently, we caught up with Sundar, one of our trusted leather manufacturing partners in Tamil Nadu, India for a quick Q&A.

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

5 min read

In Conversation With

Highlights fashion brands from around the globe who are balancing people, profit and planet, and are leading the way when it comes to responsible business.

SupplyCompass and the SDGs

With specific targets and indicators, the UN SDGs are meant to be the game plan to tackle some of the most pressing challenges that we are collectively facing. But what does a software service or tech company, that doesn’t make physical products, have to do with meeting the SDGs?

by Nayanika Bharadwaj

4 minutes

Structured data, easily accessible information & shared systems play a key role in the sustainable transformation of fashion. Here’s how.

How do you navigate the path towards sustainability when you need to juggle vast amounts of information as well as people spread around the globe? We suggest a three-phase approach that balances short-term goals with long term visions and is fair, inclusive, holistic and hyper-conscious of the role brands play in the convoluted fashion system.

by SupplyCompass

4 minutes

What IS Collaborative Production?

Collaborative Production is a term we often use at SupplyCompass for several reasons. We explain why this mode of working goes far beyond the traditional model, by stressing communication and workflows that produce the most efficient, sustainable results for everyone involved.

by SupplyCompass

4 minutes

What the fashion industry can learn from systems thinking

Systems thinking is an approach — or philosophy — to problem-solving that views 'problems' as part of a wider, dynamic system. We break down why the fashion industry needs to be viewed through a systems thinking lens and our role as a business and enabler.

by SupplyCompass

4 minutes

The goal is the same but we’ve decided to change the game we’re playing.

SupplyCompass has changed and we explain why we've pivoted from being a sourcing agent to a software company.

by Gus Bartholomew

4 minutes

Transforming the Fashion Supply Chain: Tivix x SupplyCompass

Co-founder and Head of Product Flora Davidson spoke with digital agency, Tivix, about how SupplyCompass first built their product and the lessons they’ve learnt along the way. 

by SupplyCompass

6 min

The unstoppable rise of the Drop 🔥 Why Seasons are so AW19

There's growing pressure on brands and their factories to delight and meet the ever-evolving expectations of the digitally savvy, increasingly climate-conscious fashion consumer. They're reacting by designing and producing smaller collections faster and dropping new lines more frequently. A fresh approach to selling requires a fresh approach to producing.

by Flora Davidson

3 minutes

In Conversation With Farah Cohen, COO of Everpress

SupplyCompass recently spoke to Farah Cohen, COO of Everpress, a global marketplace built to make the power of independent creativity come to life in the easiest, most ethical way. Everpress has created a curated emporium of original print designs with the tools to help people promote, sell, manufacture and distribute their own creations.

by Margo Camus

7 min

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