The global #apparel market is a major contributor to the global economy, worth $1.5 trillion and powering 430M jobs. Yet in recent years, the fashion industry has attracted considerable criticism.
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Andisor is a marketplace for small and independent retailers to discover, engage and buy from global brands in a friction-free environment. The platform provides an efficient way to discover new customers, build market share and service existing customers profitably while providing retailers with cash flow support and a one-stop ordering destination. This e-Commerce marketplace was built by co-founders Vandana Chaudhry and Katie Fletcher who came together at Antler to build the business and subsequently secured Pre-Seed investment from the VC. “Over the past few years, conditions have been challenging for small and medium businesses in the retail industry, to say the least,” says Anthony Millet, Global Partner of Antler. “Recognising this, Andisor has built a B2B marketplace, helping brands accelerate revenue from small...
In my past life, I was a travelling salesperson, complete with sample bags, catalogs and a packed suitcase. As the Head of Sales of a multinational footwear brand a few seasons ago, I spent a good chunk of time meeting customers, and I had the privilege of selling to retailers across the world 🌎🗺 I learnt that wholesale is about relationships, sharing stories and opportunities, and retailers discovering products that are just right for their customers. As COVID struck and travel became a distant dream, brands and retailers tried to bring these relationships online. Even in a world (hopefully, soon) where COVID is history, it is clear that most brands will struggle to acquire new customers, and this gets even...
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