3D Printing & the Future of Retail

These days, if you want 3D-printed clothing, all you need is a smartphone.

Forget costly prototypes, traditional textile manufacturing, product recalls, and the like…. 3D printing is about to turn the entire retail industry on its head.

Already, additive manufacturing (AM) is set to climb past a US$15.8 billion global market by next year, and the Wohlers Report forecasts this will double to US$35.6 billion by 2024.