With more than 20 years’ experience in the apparel industry, Mark Charlton is a technical leader who has worked with manufacturers, trading companies, direct-to-consumer retailers,omni-channel national and global brands. His key focus is product groups from M2M tailoring to lingerie and everything in-between.
He has an uncompromising approach to understanding the complexities of apparel fit, both on a consumer and global level. Additionally, Mark has a proven record of driving and implementing organizational and process change from corporate teams throughout the global supply chain.
In his first post for WhichPLM this year, fit expert Mark Charlton explores the competitive advantage that is fit. Mark believes that fit and sizing need to be treated in a similar way to other product attributes (colour, fabric, wash etc.) in order to be fully understood and iterated.
Here WhichPLM’s fit expert, Mark Charlton, shares his views on the changing ways apparel is manufactured in fashion, and what the future could look like.
Here WhichPLM’s fit expert, Mark Charlton, shares his views on fit in relation to department stores – and what they might have been getting right all along…
In his first exclusive for 2018, WhichPLM’s fit expert, Mark Charlton, discusses how simple brand communication can help the fit challenge in fashion. We all know a great fit when we find one; in business we all understand fit is a competitive advantage. So why is it so hard to find a fit that fits […]