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.
Date: May 18, 2013
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?