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New partnership links tech-pack data to online shopping Leonie Barrie | 9 Jan 20

Software firms Bamboo Rose and True Fit are teaming up to enable fashion retailers and brands to leverage product development data to guide online consumer purchases.

Bamboo Rose updates boost supply chain collaboration Michelle Russell | 20 Dec 19

Bamboo Rose has added a number of updates to its multi-enterprise product and supply chain software platform to help tighten collaboration between suppliers, manufacturers and retailers.

Bamboo Rose launches smart connector for 3D Beth Wright | 23 Sep 19

Bamboo Rose has launched a smart data connector for 3D assets from material digitisations specialist Vizoo and prototyping software provider Browzwear.

Bamboo Rose enhances materials management capabilities Michelle Russell | 3 Oct 18

Bamboo Rose has made a major enhancement to the materials management capabilities in its multi-enterprise platform, allowing retailers to monitor material consumption at greater levels of specificity, including colour, art and dimension.

New tool helps boost product development decisions Leonie Barrie | 27 Jul 18

The Bamboo Rose end-to-end product innovation platform has added a new element to its Marketplace platform that allows retailers and their partners to personalise and visualise product lifecycle information using multiple views.

Bamboo Rose adds supplier financing option Leonie Barrie | 23 Apr 18

The Bamboo Rose digital product lifecycle management platform is adding a financing solution to retail suppliers via Seaport Global’s invoiceXcel service.

Bamboo Rose adds new product development plug-ins Leonie Barrie | 20 Dec 17

Software provider Bamboo Rose is expanding its product development platform by allowing retailers to plug-in various new technology and services tools – such as 3-D design, augmented reality and machine learning.

What is driving transparency in the retail supply chain? Guest author | 5 Dec 17

Supply chain transparency is an urgent issue facing retail organisations today – it’s often deep down in the supply chain where the most significant brand, reputation and financial risks live. 

Bamboo Rose product innovation platform goes mobile Leonie Barrie | 28 Sep 17

Bamboo Rose has made its entire product suite available for mobile devices including Marketplace, PLM, Sourcing, Order Management and Global Trade Management.

Retailers still rely on outdated tools to manage sourcing Leonie Barrie | 27 Jul 17

The use of digital tools can help sourcing teams reduce sampling time, costs and the time to market – but a new survey suggests retailers still have a long way to go to better streamline communication and simplify their supply chain operations.

Bamboo Rose partners with CIFD on design connection tool Beth Wright | 13 Mar 17

US-based PLM provider Bamboo Rose has revealed a strategic partnership with the Council of International Fashion Designers (CIFD), the new trade association for American apparel and accessory designers in a move aimed at speeding up time to market for product innovation.

New PLM platform to speed innovation and sourcing Beth Wright | 10 Jan 17

US-based PLM provider Bamboo Rose has unveiled a new option for retail product lifecycle management (PLM) that it says can strip six weeks out of the product lifecycle and is far more efficient than traditional methods.

Bamboo Rose unveils new image capturing tool Beth Wright | 9 Sep 16

US-based PLM solutions provider Bamboo Rose has unveiled a new clipping tool for securely capturing and sharing images while protecting the user’s intellectual property.

Utilising PLM to fuel growth and fulfil demand Lee Adendorff | 2 Aug 16

Faster time-to-market is perhaps one of the clearest advantages of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, as greater supply chain transparency enables more efficiencies to be made, from the designer’s pen to the store shelf. But connecting to other business processes through PLM, such as retail metrics, supplier inventory as well predictive analytics to forecast consumer choices, is opening up an array of new business possibilities.

TradeStone renamed Bamboo Rose to meet new retail needs Leonie Barrie | 15 Jan 16

US-based PLM solutions provider TradeStone Software is rebranding as Bamboo Rose, offering retailers, wholesalers and suppliers what it says is a new way to work that reflects the changing needs of the market.

Woolworths Australia moves to single PLM platform Leonie Barrie | 4 Mar 15

Woolworths Australia is replacing multiple legacy systems and spreadsheets with a single PLM platform across all divisions and product categories.

Factory safety: Auditing software provides a boost Kitty So | 2 May 14

With the need to check the safety of supply chains a growing concern, software providers are updating their products to help apparel and textile companies monitor their manufacturing and distribution partners.

US: Urban Outfitters goes live with PLM tool Katie Smith | 19 Dec 13

Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters has invested in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software to improve visibility and collaboration across its business.

US: Ascena Retail goes live with TradeStone PLM solution Leonie Barrie | 13 Nov 12

Ascena Retail Group is investing in TradeStone Software's Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions to help drive collaboration, enhance consistency and improve efficiency across its business.

just-style management briefing: What else is on the software agenda this year? Leonie Barrie | 1 May 12

Faced with a significantly more challenging and competitive market, what else is likely to be topping brand and retail supply networks this year? Firms would be wise to watch ways of maximising investments, doing more with less, true collaboration, accurate material forecasting and planning, and 'cloud' technologies, the experts say.

just-style management briefing: The future focus for apparel supply chain software Leonie Barrie | 1 May 12

Where should apparel firms be focusing their software investments now if they want to remain competitive into the future? According to industry experts consulted by just-style, technology agendas should include tools that better integrate all data between supply chain partners and offer end-to-end visibility.

just-style management briefing: How software can help tackle key industry issues Leonie Barrie | 1 May 12

Faced with a raft of challenges across the apparel supply chain, how can software help tackle the key issues? Tools that connect all trading partners, streamline the end-to-end process, and give industry leaders the flexibility and time to address everything from new opportunities to unexpected events can all contribute to a competitive edge.

just-style management briefing: Apparel supply chain challenges in 2012 Leonie Barrie | 1 May 12

After the turmoil of 2011, the biggest challenges facing the global apparel supply chain in 2012 continue to include rising costs, political and economic uncertainty in both consumer and sourcing markets, the changing role of China, increased competition at retail, pressure to integrate supply chains and the shift towards faster fashion cycles. Against such a background, the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions and pressures will separate the winners from the losers.

CANADA: Groupe Dynamite invests in PLM technology platform Leonie Barrie | 26 Sep 11

Canadian women’s apparel and accessories retailer Groupe Dynamite is using TradeStone’s Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) software to gain greater control and visibility of its supply chain to support the company’s expansion plans.

US: Belk Department Stores leverages PLM Leonie Barrie | 12 Aug 11

Privately-owned department store retailer Belk Inc has invested in TradeStone's PLM software to help increase global visibility across its retail, sourcing and order management capabilities.

COMMENT: PLM vs MLM – what’s in a name? just-style | 9 Dec 10

Apparel retailers often put Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) at the centre of their strategies to drive new product and merchandise innovation. But while the term PLM is often used, its remit is rarely understood and is all too often borrowed from other industries. Here, Sue Welch, CEO of TradeStone Software, argues that Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) is better aligned to the needs of retailers of private label and branded goods.

CANADA: Hudson’s Bay Trading invests in MLM tool | 16 Jul 10

North American retailer Hudson’s Bay Trading Company (HBTC) has purchased a suite of Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) solutions which will be rolled out at Lord & Taylor in the US and across its Canadian retail chains including the Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters and Fields.

US: TradeStone extends PLM with Creative Design tool | 10 Dec 09

TradeStone Software has released a new Creative Design module that further extends and strengthens its PLM capabilities.

CANADA: Le Château selects PLM, sourcing tools | 18 Nov 09

Canadian fashion and footwear retailer Le Chateau Inc has selected TradeStone’s merchandise lifecycle management software to help grow its international sourcing and product development.

US: Retail PLM standards get a step closer | 24 Aug 09

The Association of Retail Technology Standards (ARTS), the technology standards division of the National Retail Federation (NRF) has joined an initiative hoping to develop a set of product lifecycle management standards for private label and branded goods.


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