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This year brought great change in the textile industry – make sure you don’t fall behind! Some of the big focus areas for the fashion and sports industry this year have been... Read the article

How to solve the color issue every retailer has. One key issue for retailers and their suppliers is how to achieve deep colors on micro denier fabrics. Read the article

[Video] Are you curious about natific and what we can do together
to execute your colors faster, with greater consistency and with less environmental impact? Read the article

Learn how to solve you repeating color quality challenges... Did you know that you experience the same color quality challenges throughout the year? Read the article

Everyone talks about speed... What holds you back to become faster? Read the article

[Video] Part 3/3: Practical tips to speed up your supply chain.
You might see the word differently! This advice will lower the risk. Read the article

[Video] Part 2/3: Practical tips to speed up your supply chain. This is how you can reduce at least half of your lab dips! At no cost. Read the article

[Video] Part 1/3: Practical tips to speed up your supply chain. This advice alone can take your lab-dipping from 75% to 90% right-first-time! Read the article

3 frustrations - 1 solution: How a dye house and their brand customer solved their main coloration frustrations... Read the article

[Video] Learn how and why a European brand ended up with shade variations and deviations in the store and how a US brand transformed their supply chain by waving goodbye to the traditional color process and moving to a new more efficient process... See the video

Avoid long lead times with this crossover color for all major SS18 trend themes...
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Curious about natific's system ColorWarehouse Network?
See this introduction video! See the video

Before you proceed with your SS18 collection - now is the time to be smart.
Address these color challenges prior to sending your color requests... Read the article

How this textile mill reduced their delivery time with 7 days... Read the article

2017 a year to shout (crow) about color...
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These dye houses signed up to become world leading in their field... Read the article

APS Global LLC uses ColorWarehouse Network in a case study seeing a potential savings of 95%... Read the article

Happy holidays! What went wrong?
One might expect that a reference white... Read the article

How this mill solved their metamerism issues
with natific's Brand Color Certification Read the article

Connecting sourcing matrixes to real-time color and testing results.
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Frequently asked questions
by retailers and brands. Read the FAQ

So why don't all brands and retailers work this way?
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This conversation will cut your color development time down from 60 days to <5 Read the article

Part B
- Your biggest problems in color development comes from yourself Read the article

Part A
- Your biggest problems in color development comes from yourself Read the article

Curious how you can create faster product execution and increase your color quality? Start here

Will the (Beyoncé) color lead to problem in production? Read the article

The top most common misconceptions
about digital color communication. Read the article

Have you specified your color tolerance?
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What most people don't know
about Color Standards. Read the article

Don't turn one major headache into another (and how to avoid it).
Do you experience issues with bulk shade variations? You are not alone. Read the article

Imagine what could happen if you include color (C) in your PLM.
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A quick-guide
– how to implement the fast color track. Read the article

The 3 most important color heads-up for the Monkey year.
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A step-by-step plan for suppliers
to execute the "Smart Color Supply Chain". Read the article

A step-by-step plan for retailers and brands
to execute the "Smart Color Supply Chain". Read the article

Are you getting better at a stupid process?
 At natific we believe that lab dipping is one of the big unnecessary evils. Read the article

When to secure and improve on your garments?
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Meet Choy-Foong and work proactively
at your textile and garment manufacturer. Read the article

Fast and safe fashion colors. 
Use this list to get an overall understanding of the color management process in your supply chain. Read the article

LED technology - a hot topic in garment stores creates a need for action in the production. Read the article

Many supply chains are still struggling to consistently achieve a good color coordination of final product in stores. Read the article

Color hits the global media spotlight - let's clear this out.
The perceived color of a black and blue OR white and gold colored dress was the talking point... Read the article

Benefits and savings together with a couple of examples that you might want to compare to your supply chain’s color approval procedures... Read the article

Where to start?
A great way to actively address potential issues from the start is to... Read the article

The color of Celebration – bright red is a favorite
. From us to you, our Holiday gift includes some nice technical insight about this beautiful seasonal shade... Read the article

Is it possible to know in advance of requesting any labdips? Points to be mentioned for a typical Spring/Summer color mood-board... Read the article

Banish monsters of hazardous chemicals creeping into your products and supply chain. Is there any similar initiative or law in North America that can be compared to REACH? Read the article

Hurray! Straight to production since 2008. Nice Dyeing Factory Ltd (Texwinca) in Guangdong China is one of the first adopters of... Read the article

How to work proactively with hazardous substances. The most risky, expensive and longest part of the supply chain is usually the design phase. Read the article

My future desires
- by Anton Wilson. Read the article

How designers get the advantage of feasible digital color standards. How to get them and do natific do this? Read the article

Ask these questions to your suppliers.
You do not want to wait with this – minimum time invested, no cost, and no strings attached. Read the article

Speed up your production
. The demand for lab dips is a troubling trend, doing something stupid faster or trying to “get better” at a bad process really isn’t an improvement. Why even go down that road. Read the article

What is your color and quality goal?
Improved color matching is a goal for any textile supply chain and feasible digital standards (qtx-files) are key in moving forward. Read the article

Get the colors you want. Have you ever decided on a color and material only to find out at a later stage that it was not possible to achieve all quality requirements? Read the article

What is a color's digital reflectance curve anyway? Read the article

Useful background information about digital color communication. Read the article

3 basic terms and knowledge for you who handle colors and lab dips. Read the article