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Running Head: DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
Consider the trends described in the chapter (e.g., aging, heightening
environmental concern, or China). How will each affect the business you are in (or
were in before coming to b-school)?
I am currently in the fashion industry. Fashion is an industry whose
manufacturing and retail ecosystem is very complex. This is because it is among the
resource-intensive industries in terms of human and natural resources (The Fashion Law,
2017). Its footprint touches numerous sectors including agriculture, animal agriculture,
petroleum, and shipping.
The effect of climate change is real n the fashion industry, especially in
consumers’ spending behaviors. Because of the erratic and unpredictable climatic
conditions occasioned by global warming, I foresee a situation where my fashion
business will be negatively impacted due to stocking season-appropriate apparel that may
end up not being sold due to a change in the expected climatic conditions. For instance,
having stocked for winter, retail sales may go down due to unseasonably warm autumn
weather conditions. This is beca...
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