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.
Performance sportswear designer Antigua Group has selected PLM and supply chain solutions from NGC Software to help streamline its operations.
Yunique Solutions has updated its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to improve speed, efficiency and usability for the fashion and apparel industry.
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Apparel and textile companies seeking to make their supply chains more sustainable have increasing options to adopt 'greener' innovations - from developments in organic cotton to software monitoring tools and organisations helping to establish eco-friendly policies.
Apparel and textile companies looking keep down costs in fibre and fabric sourcing and production, at the same time as ensuring supplies keep flowing, are turning to a number of different strategies.
Faced with an increasingly complex sourcing environment, more volatility and less predictable consumer demand, retailers and brands are having to navigate higher levels of risk in their apparel supply chains. But finding the right solution is a complex trade-off between high risk, low cost and value.
Expertise and leading-edge technology to develop business growth
The core idea of a product lifecycle management (PLM) system is that it manages the entire lifecycle of a product from concept origination through design and development.
The Momentis Fashion System has proven itself to be invaluable to companies experiencing rapid growth and wholesalers forwardly integrating to become retailers themselves. Read this customer story to see how Momentis worked for FAB, one of Montreal’s premiere fashion wholesale distributors, representing popular international brands such as Bench and Scotch & Soda.
Enabling ‘Real time collaboration’ with supply chain partners using YuniquePLM
ICICLE is one of the most respected brands in China. Since the company was formed in 1997, it has directed its efforts to promoting harmony with the environment.