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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Spotlight on...Lectra helps fashion firms face the future

The fashion industry is changing - faster than ever - as firms face intense pressure to produce more styles in less time, without losing sight of quality, fit and cost. On top of this, the growth of new fashion markets in emerging countries, and increasingly connected consumers, add additional challenges. Helping unravel this complexity is Lectra, which is focusing its expertise and software on making sure brands, retailers and manufacturers have the tools to deliver into the future.

Texprocess 2015: Software solutions enhance speed and visibility

Tools for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and the integration of key business functions were unveiled at the recent Texprocess trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany. And faster time-to-market, better quality, lower cost and increased productivity are among the benefits.

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TRANSFORMING A FASHION COMPANY "With unprecedented shifts in fashion, business model transformation is needed in order to stay competitive and grow. Fashion companies can thrive with strategies such new brand or market development while also mastering business drivers such time to market, newness and fit.

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Case Study: Ellery Homestyles Improves Productivity and Enhances Reporting with BlueCherry Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

As one of the world's leading suppliers of branded and private label home fashions, rapidly expanding Ellery Homestyles needed to increase product and process visibility across the business, while improving communication and collaboration among in-house teams and global suppliers. Learn how Ellery Homestyles met these challenges through industry and operational best practices.

Whitepaper: The Need for Speed in an Omnichannel World

How to Swiftly & Effectively Meet the Speed to Market Challenge with BlueCherry Enterprise

Whitepaper: Rethinking Enterprise Software to Deliver on the Promise of PLM

The Fashion Lifecycle Doesn’t End with Sample Approval, Why Should PLM?

Thought Leadership Report: Overcoming Challenges of Global Expansion

Complimentary Thought Leadership Report with Key Insights from Kurt Salmon & PwC

Thought Leadership Report: Best Practices for Omnichannel Retailing

Integrated Technology: The Heart of Omnichannel Success

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