Urban lifestyles over the past year have been through tumultuous changes, reflecting clearly in wardrobe choices and demand shifts. Some leather-led footwear and accessories brands and retailers have been quick to pivot to the new realities with product innovation, Omnicommerce channels and enhanced digital outreach. Simultaneously, there is a growing evolution of non-leather materials in new-age footwear and accessories.
The June 2021 issue of IMAGES Business of Fashion dives into the fascinating workings of India’s footwear & accessories sectors as it navigates extreme business challenges brought on by COVID 19 and the resulting consumer shifts.
The edition will throw more light on how brands and retailers are managing massive demand disruptions especially in the COVID times.
The sudden and frequent lockdowns have been a massive challenge for the retailers (be it big players or the small regional brands). The product innovation, along with creating more efficient business in operations, supply chain and cost optimisation, Omnichannel strategies has been the key tasks for the industry currently.
We also take a look at all of these aspects and also will be highlighting why brands are compelled to shift to direct-to-consumer (D2C) channel as wellas the opportunities that the segment has to off er to brands, retailers and all stakeholders of thevalue chain.
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