Introduction to PLM

Introduction to PLM

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.

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PLM news & announcements

US: PLM software to support Sunrise Brand's growth

Sunrise Brands has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution to support the growth of its private-label business.

US: 3.1 Phillip Lim selects ERP and PLM to support growth

Designer fashion, accessories and footwear brand 3.1 Phillip Lim is to implement the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite to support the domestic and international growth of their business and the development of new sales channels.

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PLM features & interviews

INTERVIEW: Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.

TECHNOLOGY: Fung Capital helps PLM firm expand into Asia

Fung Capital is investing in US-based Centric Software, a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software to the apparel industry, helping the US company's expansion into Asia.

Fashion and apparel industry trends: in the digital age

Inspired by a recent Webinar by industry insider and Lectra's director of fashion and apparel marketing Anastasia Charbin, this post covers some of the most pertinent trends, influences and factors which are currently having, or will in the near future have, an impact on our industries

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PLM downloads

Lectra in Fashion

Expertise and leading-edge technology to develop business growth

PTC Infogram - PLM for retailers

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.

Backstopped by Enterprise Apparel Software from Momentis, FAB Hits a Homerun with Bench

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.

YuniquePLM Randa Case Study

Enabling ‘Real time collaboration’ with supply chain partners using YuniquePLM

YuniquePLM ICICLE case study

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.

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