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

PLM to support Tom Tailor expansion

German fashion house Tom Tailor Group has chosen to adopt Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) platform to support its international expansion and better align with its younger tech-savvy team. 

Chasing Fireflies moves to cloud PLM platform

Children's lifestyle brand Chasing Fireflies has deployed the cloud-based version of YuniquePLM in a bid to maintain consistency, visibility and efficiency in the development of its proprietary children’s costumes and apparel.

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PLM directory

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PLM features & interviews

White paper: The Importance Of CAD-PLM Integrations In Apparel

Everyone knows how important CAD and PLM systems are when it comes to innovation and product development. What you may not know is that full integration of these systems can take your business to a whole new level by providing better insight and promoting a higher level of communication.

White paper: PLM - Make The Best Choice Implement It Right

Companies that have been early adopters of PLM have been able to see significant reductions in new product introduction lead times, and reap more profits.

Webinar: Roadmap to a Sustainable Supply Chain - Best Practices

Today, more and more companies realize that they need to make up for missed investments (time, resources, money) in their supply chain. Global sourcing trends, higher socio-economic customer awareness as well as multiple sustainability initiatives require having a transparent and especially compliant supply chain.

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PLM downloads

Lectra: Thriving through change: The modern PLM project team handbook

A truly transformative product lifecycle management (PLM) project demands change.

Whitepaper: Lectra Stepping Beyond Software

The Modern Approach To Finding Your PLM Partner

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.

Whitepaper: The Need for Speed in an Omnichannel World

How to Swiftly & Effectively Meet the Speed to Market Challenge with BlueCherry Enterprise

Whitepaper: Rethinking Enterprise Software to Deliver on the Promise of PLM

The Fashion Lifecycle Doesn’t End with Sample Approval, Why Should PLM?

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