The fashion industry is one of the most affected due to the present Coronavirus pandemic. With retail stores being shut across the globe there has been an impact on the retail tech suppliers also. StitchWorld July issue contains an article that talks about how the retail tech suppliers have been affected from the retail stores’ closure and the steps they are taking to help the retailers overcome the crisis. Moreover, customers today are looking for contactless shopping experience and the situation is to remain the same for quite some time even post-pandemic. The article tech-driven retail shopping in a post-Covid scenario talks about technologies that would help retailers to establish a contactless shopping experience for its customers providing them a safe and healthy shopping environment.
Moreover, since cost reduction as a strategy in apparel factories is a continuous practice, this issue contains an article where the leading veterans in the industry share their experience on cost optimisation and shows the way forward for owners. Also with the need of India becoming Atmanirbhar, a lot of developments and innovations have been taking place in the apparel industry also. Highlighting these, the readers will be enlightened about a fully indigenous hot air seam sealing machine made in India.