Why Apparel Return Rates Are So High

The apparel retail is an industry in enormous flux. As the entire state of apparel shopping, both online and offline, is changing, the state of returns is morphing as well. We took a deep dive into understanding apparel return rates from every possible angle. Learn more about the state of the industry as it relates to sizing and the hidden economic impact of consumer uncertainty.

Case Studies
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Pacific Issue Brings European-Style Fit to the West Coast with Help from Bold Metrics


Bold Metrics Helps Lango Shels Combine Fit, Function and Fashion for Medical Professionals


Borrowing Magnolia Helps Brides Say “I Do” to Online Gown Rentals


Custom Suit Maker SnapSuits Finds the Perfect Fit with Fashion Metric


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Business Wire, Bold Metrics Launches Apparel Insights, an Artificial Intelligence Engine to Transform the Apparel Design Process

“Trusted by some of the largest apparel brands in the world, Bold Metrics has quickly become a core part of ongoing fit initiatives led by brands that are trying to keep up with changes in consumers’ buying habits and body shapes.”

Retail TouchPoints, Online Wedding Retailers Boost Conversions 50% With Fit Tech

“Fashion Metric calculates more than 50 unique body measurements based on a series of proprietary machine learning algorithms.”

The Marketplace, How augmented reality can improve shopping

“[Boldmetrics] can actually predict over 90 body measurements at literally a higher level of accuracy than you could probably measure yourself”

VR Focus, Morph 3D Brings AR To Physical Stores

“This technology creates an exciting immersive in-store experience for shoppers to experience AR.”

Retail TouchPoints, Bold Metrics Rebrands, Expands Into Sports And VR

“The company is expanding into new retail verticals, including sports and fitness, along with emerging VR offerings.”

WWD, Think Tank: An Ill-Fitted History That Data Technology Can Fix

“Unlocking human body data is paramount in understanding how a garment will fit.”

Just‑Style, Technology key to solving apparel returns dilemma

“Machine learning algorithms can enable brands to help shoppers more easily find the answers to their fit questions.”

WWD, Fashion Metric Calibrates Measurements

“Technology meets the tape measure. Fashion Metric’s products can map consumers&rs body measurements to brands’ garment data to cut down on costly returns. It can also help brands personalize the online apparel shopping experience.”

Glossy.com (Digiday), The Rise of Robot Tailors

“Bold Metrics, a company that created an algorithm for smart sizing, is working with online-only retailer SnapSuits to cut out in-person visits and deliver accessible custom-made suits in under two weeks.”

Silicon Hills News, Fashion Metric Builds a Strong Data Science Team in Austin

“Bold Metrics has the opportunity to completely change the way we buy clothes and create markets not tapped due to the clunkiness of the status quo.”

PSFK, Algorithmic Tailor Delivers Perfect Fit In 12 Questions Or Less

“Bold Metrics brings tailoring into modern times using data to offer one of the quickest, most accurate services on the market.”

Dataconomy, The Data-Driven Future of Fashion

“Bold Metrics brings tailoring into modern times using data to offer one of the quickest, most accurate services on the market.”