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.
French workwear brand Mulliez-Flory has selected PLM to manage its entire value chain, from creation to delivery.
Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M, Zara brand owner Inditex and sportswear giant Nike are not only among the world’s leading brands, they also have some of the best supply chains too, according to a new review.
- Visual 2000 develops direct shipping integrations
- Grupo M implements PLM to improve processes
- Local Boyz selects all-in-one fashion software suite
- Chinese sportswear giant 361° in PLM investment
- Grand Forest Taps Simparel to Streamline Manufacturing and Distribution Operations
- PTC develops smart connected PLM update
- Simparel Inc. Appoints Lana Cain Krauter to Board of Directors
- PLM Helps Prepare the Next Generation of Fashion Professionals in the UK
Automation and robotics were among the key trends on show at last week's Texprocess Americas exhibition. These industry-changing technologies have the potential to bridge the industry's skills gap, increase productivity in apparel manufacturing, and drive speed to market, according to exhibitors.
ERPis often overlooked by medium sized fashion businesses - those who would benefit from planning the most. Business owners often choose to put off investing in systems that might enhance operations, citing a lack of resources coupled with a belief that spreadsheets ‘will do for now.’
Get Lean! Apparel manufacturing is going through a period of rapid change. Consumers are demanding more styles and choices at lower prices. Production costs are rising. How do garment producers stay ahead of competition under such pressure?
A truly transformative product lifecycle management (PLM) project demands change.
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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.
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