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The Connected Products Economy is nigh — here’s how it’ll work

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The Connected Products Economy is nigh — here’s how it’ll work

January 13th, 2020

by Jasmin Malik Chua

Today, brands lose all connectivity to their products after sale. They lack the systems needed to maximize value through new business models such as resale, rental and beyond. The Circular Product Data Protocol, an open industry-wide standard, helps brands efficiently identify products at every step of the supply chain. The Protocol increases the speed and accuracy of processing garments for resale and helps textile recyclers determine how to move garments through the right end-of-life channels for the production of new fibers. 

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