Fast fashion systems – An introduction

Tsan Ming Choi

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Fast fashion is an industrial trend that is pertinent in practice. It refers to the concept of shortening lead time (production, distribution etc) and offering new products to the market as fast as possible. Nowadays, this phenomenon is commonly adopted in fashion1 apparel (by brands such as Zara, Topshop, H&M etc) and also “fashionable” consumer electronics (e.g. iphone). From an analytical modelling perspective, the key components of fast fashion systems include (Cachon and Swinney 2011): (i) Quick response policy which is employed to reduce the system response time (i.e. lead time) so that volatile demand and supply can better match.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFast Fashion Systems
Subtitle of host publicationTheories and Applications
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780203763315
ISBN (Print)9781138000292
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)


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