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Video: The Liberation of Design

Leveraging Innovation to Bring the Best Design Ideas to Market


In retail, the responsibility, authority and capability to design apparel, footwear and accessories has begun a rapid shift from a relatively small number of revered design gods and goddesses to the broader masses. To compete, retailers can use the liberation of design as an opportunity to innovate and improve their merchandise and product development processes, and to ensure they are bringing the best design ideas to market.

Originally published on June 17th, 2013

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Topics: Innovation, Innovation Videos, Mallory Engler, Product Development, Retail, Retail Footwear Apparel, Retail Innovation, Retail Practice, Retailer Brands, Retailers, Steve Riordan

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Steve Riordan

Steve Riordan

Senior consulting leader with deep retail industry expertise, recognized for providing fact based insights to retailers and their suppliers to address significant business opportunities and challenges.
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