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Description: AS a 14-year-old Boy Scout who went on backpacking trips in western Massachusetts, Gihan Amarasiriwardena couldn’t find a fleece jacket that would protect him from the wind. His solution was to make his own wind-blocking coat from scratch, using plastic garbage bags, spray-on adhesive and fleece.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: May 18, 2013

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/business/at-ministry-of-supply-teamwork-in-making-high-tech-apparel.html?ref=business

Questions for Discussions:

  • Are there developing opportunities in the apparel industry that depend on innovation, new technologies, and niche markets?
  • What does this report say about the value of entrepreneurial collaboration?

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