The first business of Alibaba Group, Alibaba.com is the leading platform for global wholesale trade serving millions of buyers and suppliers around the world.
Through Alibaba.com, small businesses can sell their products to companies in other countries.
Sellers on Alibaba.com are typically manufacturers and distributors based in China and other manufacturing countries such as India, Pakistan, the United States and Japan.
Fashion will reach a “tipping point” in 2018, according to the McKinsey Global Fashion Index. Instead of being dominated by the West, the industry’s focus will shift away from North America and Europe to emerging markets in Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
No matter what region your customers are in, fashion will continue to see a move away from the mid-market as consumers either trade up to luxury products, or move down to discount and value-oriented products. (Companies targeting discount customers should be careful that global markets don’t become saturated, as the U.S. has.)
Sustainability will take center stage in clothing manufacturing and supply. As more consumers seek to kick their addiction to “fast fashion,” apparel made with recycled fibers or sustainable methods will enjoy an edge.
Here are some specific fashion trends your business can profit from in 2018.
Womenswear Trends for 2018
Menswear Trends for 2018
Children’s Clothing Trends for 2018
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