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V. N. Ruzive, P. Jeun Ho TsangFashion Tech Appliedhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9694-3_6

6. Minimum Effort, Maximum Output

Von N. Ruzive1   and Peter Jeun Ho Tsang1
Paris, France

6.1 The Winners Are Tech Savvy

Budgets for innovation, either for technology or other forms of innovation, are often quite low for fashion brands compared to other budget lines such as marketing or distribution. According to McKinsey & Co (2022), “in 2021 fashion companies invested between 1.6 and 1.8 percent of their revenues in technology. By 2030, that figure is expected to rise to between 3.0 and 3.5 percent.” Even by the time 2030 rolls around, innovation budgets will ...

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