An array of factors are shaping the future of the clothing industry. The ginning facilities provided for the manufacturers in this industry majorly affects the supply chain mechanisms that are aligned to benefit the textile production capabilities.
The increasing trend in e-commerce sale has lowered the in-store trade of clothing by more than 11 percent in the past year. The supply chain is perhaps one of the most diverse segments of this industry as it eventually affects every evaluating factor in the distribution channel such as its pricing and adaptability. The growth fast fashion industry is also shaping the future of how an important role does following the suitable play. It is putting an enormous pressure in the retail business as the manufacturers are impelled to move-up the rising demand at a very low-slung price. The millennials also play a huge role in determining the trends and costs of the apparel products. This is one of the reasons why online stores such as Amazon, Flipkart, Shein, eBay, etc. often come up with exciting discounts to captivate this younger population who are the biggest consumers of the internet.
A major trend that the market has witnessed lately is direct-to-consumer selling, which allows companies like Everlane to maintain a low overhead and bypass wholesale distributors and retail stores. This feature sells directly to their target customers at an almost half price of what people see at their corresponding offline retailer stores.