Challenges and solutions of sustainable apparel product development : a case study of Eileen Fisher
This paper reports on a case study of the product development experience of an apparel firm's sustainable sweater program. The three-fold purpose of this study is to document current challenges the firm experienced, discover product development strategies that were implemented in fulfilling its sustainable business goals, and determine the principles guiding the design team and its interaction within the upstream supply chain. The case company is Eileen Fisher, a brand name international women's fashion apparel firm which is committed to social and environmental initiatives. Data were collected ...
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