Uber for tailors could help save the profession

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The profession of tailoring has seen a worrying decline in recent decades. The rise in popularity of cheap, disposable fashion has reduced the need and desire for fitted garments, making custom tailoring an unsustainable craft. But Mario Galvan — founder of Men's Warehouse — believes that this can be solved by simply reconnecting customers with the artisan trade. That's why he launched zTailors — an online directory which enables customers to find and hire a local tailor, who will be dispatched to their home. Bricks and mortar tailor's stores rely on strong locations with heavy foot traffic to attract customers. zTailors enables…

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