The Beltwide Cotton Economic Economics and Marketing Conference included a presentation by Cotton Incorporated Senior Economist Jon Devine on how the COVID pandemic impacted cotton supply chains in 2020.
Devine says the retail segment was hit the hardest, building on already declining sales in stores. “I think the transition was already underway in terms of pushing clothing purchases away from brick-and-mortar outlets towards on-line sales and that has been exacerbated and accelerated.”
Learn more in this interview.
2021 Beltwide Interview with Jon Devine, Cotton Incorporated 8:47