Inventory management is a mystery to even the biggest players in the space because it requires not only nimble decision-making on the production side as orders roll in but also a sense of fortune-telling. Recent technology, however, could be a major game changer — but only if retailers do it right.
Innovation doesn’t have to be the enemy of luxury craftsmanship if it helps, not replaces, human creators. The question is whether a technology like AI will respect those limits as it continues to advance.
Apps that let shoppers scan themselves and customise products to their precise measurements haven’t revolutionised the way we buy basics like T-shirts and jeans, but one company thinks bridal wear’s characteristics make it the perfect fit for the technology.