Introduction to PLM

Introduction to PLM

The fast-fashion revolution is changing the face of the global apparel industry, which is struggling to meet the demands of an increasingly fickle clothing consumer. Retailers are under growing pressure to deliver ten fashion collections a year (up from the traditional four) to cater to shoppers with short attention spans while rising manufacturing costs and falling point of sale (POS) prices are squeezing margins.

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Apparel software trends 2014: What else to watch?

What else is likely to be topping the apparel industry's software agenda this year? 3D product development and design, digital continuity of information and images, predictive analytics, Systems that bridge supply chain processes for end-to-end visibility and collaboration, and tool that help manage supplier capacity and materials are all highlighted.

Apparel software trends 2014: The future focus

Where should apparel firms be focusing their investments now if they want to remain competitive into the future? Technology agendas should include tools that help shorten the time from concept to consumer, boost collaboration across the supply chain, and offer end-to-end visibility, flexibility and speed. 3D product development and visualisation is also coming to the fore.

Apparel software trends 2014: Tackling the issues

Software can help tackle the key industry issues by connecting all processes, departments and geographies within a global business and ensuring that correct and up-to-date information can be shared in real time. Systems can also help companies be prepared for everything from new opportunities to unexpected events.

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Momentis Fashion System Information Sheets by Module

Momentis Fashion System Information Sheets by Module

Visualising Success - Menswear retailer celio* improves store layouts with 3D Merchandising

By implementing 3D merchandising software from Dassault Systèmes, the popular French menswear retailer celio* is taking a big step towards its vision of becoming a world leader.

TEXbase GuardianSM A Complete Compliance Solution for Product Regulatory, Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility Requirements

TEXbase GuardianSM is an advanced compliance solution for brands, retailers and consumer product companies for management of the dynamic and rapidly expanding state, country, corporate and social compliance requirements.

Brooks Brothers Standardizes on TEXbase for Materials Quality and Compliance Management

TEXbase provides compliance, quality and materials management software to power Brooks Brother’s product experiences

Case Study - Mamiye Brothers

Leading Manufacturer of Children’s and Teen Apparel Replaces Legacy ERP Environmentwith Simparel to Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies and Reduce Central Costs

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