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.
NGC is the only PLM vendor rated in key categories including Overall Performance, Total Cost of Operations, Technology Innovation and Customer Satisfaction by Apparel Retailers
Adorn Fashions, one of the fastest growing brands of casual sportswear for the petite, missy and plus-size markets, has chosen YuniquePLM software to help enhance accountability and visibility across its vendors and users.
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Apparel and textile manufacturers looking to streamline their supply chains can benefit from product lifecycle management (PLM) software, which can boost communications and risk management between suppliers and retailers.
The concept of closed loop supply chains sounds a laudable, if possibly Utopian ideal: a virtuous circle of production from cradle to grave and back to cradle again. However, the reality is proving harder to achieve for the clothing and textile sector.
The challenges of working out whether textiles are sourced, produced or manufactured ethically are magnified by the plethora of eco-labelling schemes that apply to the industry.
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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.
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Leading Manufacturer of Children’s and Teen Apparel Replaces Legacy ERP Environmentwith Simparel to Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies and Reduce Central Costs
The ability to respond quickly to shifting consumer preferences and marketplace demands is a key competitive advantage for businesses in the fashion industry. With more product cycles squeezing into every season, building and sustaining brand equity with high-quality, trend-right products is more important than ever.
To maximize customer responsiveness and staff efficiency, Monoprix wanted to give employees a single point of access to all information resources. Their goal was to deliver this unified access and complete visibility without painful data or systems integration – in fact, without any impact at all on underlying business applications.