Sourcing specialist Wilson taps PLM for collaboration

16 February 2016 | News | Source: Katie Smith

Apparel sourcing specialist Wilson has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) platform to improve communication and collaboration across its international operations to support its growth plans. 

With headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, Wilson has design studios, showrooms and offices around the world, offering personalised design, sourcing and supply chain services covering casual wear, footwear and accessories to branded retailers and private label businesses. These include Bloomingdale's, Asos, Forever 21, New Look, Zumiez, Primark and Urban Outfitters.

Over the last ten years, the company has experienced continuous growth, expanding from a single location with ties to remote manufacturing regions, to an international business with operations in Hong Kong, London, New York, Karachi and Hangzhou. It currenly has 200 employees worldwide, including more than 40 dedicated designers.

Wilson said it chose to adopt the software because of its communication, efficiency and usability benefits. 

"Wilson's push to improve communication and collaboration across growing international teams is an important milestone in their growth plans," explained Centric Software CEO Chris Groves.