In June Simon Pearson presented at the Global Supply Chain Councils CHaINA event in Shanghai. The title of the presentation was “optimising the International Fashion Supply Chain ” with the key take out’s from the session being:
 Integrated planning for capacity and sales
 Speed to market starts with design
 Clear needs based sourcing strategy
 Single inventory pool, delayed allocation
 Dynamic channel selection by demand segment
 Lean and agile logistics network
 Store clustering for effective allocation
 In season trading and dynamic markdowns