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.
British clothing brand Musto has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help support its expansion plans in Europe.
Luxury sportswear brand Paul & Shark has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help manage growth and international expansion.
- Mondetta to improve efficiency with PLM solution
- Dutch LLC invests in PLM for growth
- Yumi International selects new fashion business suite
- PLM, 3D and wearable tech lined up at PI Apparel
- Visual 2000 Announces Sponsorship of Product Innovation Congress in New York City
- PLM to support Jacqueline Riu expansion
- Orsay looks to PLM for global planning
- Luxury brand Brioni turns to PLM for product development
Apparel producers face increasing options in digital design tools as software providers expand into new markets and offer more advanced and innovative features.
Similar to trends in product lifecycle management (PLM) systems, developments in enterprise resource planning (ERP) for the apparel industry are currently focused on smaller changes improving specific functions.
Developers of product lifecycle management (PLM) systems for the apparel industry are continuing to offer a wider variety of mobile applications as well as improving their solutions in smaller, more detailed ways.
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.
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