Fashion and Textiles: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Fashion and Textiles: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 540
ISBN13: 9781522534327|ISBN10: 1522534326|EISBN13: 9781522534334|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3432-7


Management technique and operation strategies vary depending on the particular industry. This allows businesses in that industry to thrive and increase competitive advantage.

Fashion and Textiles: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical source of academic knowledge on the latest business and management perspectives within the fashion and textiles industry. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as marketing, consumer behavior, and value creation, this book is an ideal reference source for academics, professionals, researchers, students, and practitioners interested in emerging trends in global fashion and textile management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Consumer Behavior
  • E-Commerce
  • Luxury Markets
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Social Media
  • Value Creation

Reviews and Testimonials

This book documents the challenging landscape that surrounds the current fashion and textile industry, and provides a review of the critical issues on cutting-edge theories and developments. It is divided into four major sections containing 23 chapters: Consumer Engagement and CRM; Digital Innovation; Education, Ethics, and Management; and Manufacturing and Logistics. Issues discussed include sustainable fashion consumption, virtual reality in fashion retail, managing and influencing customer behavior, fashion retail innovation, brand personality and social status, marketing and design, supply chain and logistical processes, green strategies, electrotextiles, and globalization and diversification, to name just a few. This book is a wealth of information on breakthroughs in research and practice for this industry, and I highly recommend to those libraries which have specialized collections or researchers in this area.

– Bradford Lee Eden, American Reference Books Annual

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.