Zady's supply chain is markedly different from those of most apparel companies today. Here's how the company is working to slow the pace of a business that has become obsessed with speed, often at the expense of factory workers and the environment.
Analyst Insight: Online retailers must make the returns process convenient for their customers which, in turn, increases the amount of product returned. But every company must find a balance between cost and customer expectations. Should you encourage customers to return products to the store? To the DC? To a 3PL? The answer depends on your brand, culture, infrastructure and average unit price. – Bruce Baring and Jason Denmon, Apparel Industry Leaders, Fortna Inc.