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XRC Labs x TAAS Inc: latest disruptions in tech + retail startups

Hello fellow fashion tech lovers!  TAAS Inc has great news!  We are so honored and excited to be picked as affiliates for this year's XRC Labs accelerator program.  We are happy to join the 8 amazing and exciting cohorts in their inspirational and excellent industry mentors and experts. Globally there were over 500+ fashion tech startups that applied, with 8 cohorts and 3 affiliates, we are proud and happy to say we are the top 2.2%!  

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence-technology in the apparel industry.

Many headlines today are pointing out that the use of 3D technologies and softwares such as Optitex, and Browzwear are going to be the next big disruptive breakthroughs in the apparel production lifecycle. But are people well informed as to how to implement, utilized, and operate these complex programs in an efficient way?  Let's break down both company's marketing and selling strategies and decide for ourselves the reality in complexity of each software.

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How can the apparel industry evolve, innovate, and be sustainable?

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as America's largest living generation.  With this important data, today's apparel industry must focus on the millennials' purchasing and spending habits.  The experience generation with Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter want to share where they are traveling, what they are eating, what concerts, musicals and plays they are watching.  Material goods are no longer in the top 3 of their spending categories.

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The Reality of the Apparel Production Cycle

This week, TAAS Inc. would like to speak frankly for all the hard working individuals that are behind the scenes, working day and night, plus weekends to create the garments that we see in stores.

The retail environment in apparel is getting more competitive, price sensitive, and more time restricting than ever before.  With fast fashion companies such as Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 shipping new styles in stores and online each week, it gives everyone else more pressure to deliver new styles quicker than ever.  With time restraints, comes rushing, and also means making more mistakes or being more sloppy with patterns, communicating clear information etc. 

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