Download the Kingpins Quarterly Winter Issue Now

Happy New Year! Read the latest edition of Kingpins Quarterly magazine now.  

This issue provides insights into how the current economic reality is shaping buyer-supplier relationships, the latest questions swirling around the industry’s sustainability efforts, what to expect at retail in the coming year and what consumers want now. 

Get the issue now and dive into our top stories, which include:

Calculating the Cost of Labor
How minimum wages, which are up on paper, have tumbled in priority in practice

Insufficient Funds
Inflation is the latest factor pushing living wages farther out of reach—how will the denim industry respond?

Results & Resolutions
Industry leaders reflect on their 2023 wins and their goals for the year ahead

The Decarbonization Divide
Why the industry’s approach to reducing emissions could be pitting brands against suppliers—and putting the planet in jeopardy

2024 Retail Outlook
How merchants are dealing with inflation, inventory and an influx of negative news heading into 2024

Optimizing Assortments
After 2023 gave denim the blues, analysts share advice on how to get consumers to move jeans up their shopping lists in the new year

Plus: mills diversifying through owned operations, the trims market pricing squeeze, Kingpins NYC 2024 exhibitor news and Andrew’s concern over denim prices

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