An Evolution of Sustainable Product with Kara Johnson

April 24, 2020

An Evolution of Sustainable Product with Kara Johnson

Kara Johnson, a senior merchandiser at SanMar is responsible for building products, setting prices and collaborating with a myriad of teams to develop products.

In this episode, Kara discusses how sustainability is  now the status quo instead of just a trend, explains why she’s so excited about the District Re-Tee and daydreams about the perfect reserved parking spot.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS EPISODE  

  • Kara breaks down her responsibilities as senior merchandiser and which brands she works with.
  • How SanMar is able to design and create products faster today and how that helps keep up with some of fashion’s every-changing trends.
  • What’s so special about the Re-Tee that Kara wore to this interview?
  • The reason sustainability is easier to manage than you think.
  QUOTES  
  • “You have to stay true to who you are.”
  • “We have the ability to truly affect change in our market and in the world.”
  • “It’s scary to move that fast, but we’ve been able to do it.”
  • “We have to affect the change now because our customers are demanding that.”
  LINKS  


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