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SPAIN: Mango to implement Centric PLM solution Katie Smith | 22 Apr 13

Spanish clothing business Mango is to implement a product lifecycle management (PLM) system from Centric Software as part of global growth initiatives.


US: Canonge to lead Centric Software's European ops Katie Smith | 16 Apr 13

Product lifecycle management (PLM) specialist Centric Software Inc has promoted Fabrice Canonge to vice president and general manager for its European operations.


Apparel software trends: What else is on the agenda? Leonie Barrie | 2 Apr 13

What else is likely to be topping the apparel industry's software agenda this year? Using technology to help mitigate risk in the supply chain, automating data capture, and greater collaboration and information exchange between apparel retailers and brands and their suppliers are all highlighted. Tapping into social media and mobile technologies will also contribute to speed and accuracy.


Apparel software trends: Investing for the future Leonie Barrie | 2 Apr 13

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, flexibility and speed.


Apparel software trends: Tackling the challenges Leonie Barrie | 2 Apr 13

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.


Apparel software trends: Supply chain challenges Leonie Barrie | 2 Apr 13

Social and environmental compliance are the main issues facing today's apparel supply chains, according to industry experts consulted by just-style. The continued shift towards faster and faster fashion cycles, along with pressure on retailers to adapt to an omni-channel experience, are also throwing up challenges when it comes to flexibility in global sourcing.


UK: AMG to implement Centric Software PLM system Petah Marian | 28 Mar 13

Outdoor wear group AMG plans to implement Centric Software's PLM system.


US: Speedo selects vrMockshop for visual merchandising Leonie Barrie | 12 Mar 13

Swimwear brand Speedo is to use the vrMockshop visual merchandising software to help to maximise its range planning and retail space through 3-D mock-ups and store planograms.


FRANCE: Systeme U to roll out Centric PLM system Petah Marian | 25 Feb 13

French hypermarket operator Systeme U is set to roll out Centric Software's PLM system to help manage the growth of its private-label apparel lines.


US: Mobile app helps enhance sample review process Leonie Barrie | 6 Feb 13

A new mobile app designed to enhance the sample review process has been introduced by Centric Software.


US: Black Diamond Equipment selects Centric PLM Leonie Barrie | 23 Jan 13

Black Diamond, which specialises in outdoor performance gear including apparel, has selected the product lifecycle management (PLM) system from Centric Software to help improve its materials management functions.


US: Centric Software closes $19m in new financing Leonie Barrie | 5 Dec 12

Product lifecycle management (PLM) specialist Centric Software Inc has raised another $19m in venture capital financing - which it intends to use to fuel ongoing product and business development efforts, including its core Centric 8 PLM platform.


SWITZERLAND: Tally Weijl selects Centric Software PLM solution Leonie Barrie | 1 Nov 12

Fast fashion retailer Tally Weijl has selected Centric Software for its product lifecycle management (PLM) system to manage the entire product development and sourcing process for all of its apparel, footwear and accessories collections.


US: DeSL appoints Friedman as North America sales VP Petah Marian | 22 Oct 12

Online solutions provider DeSL has appointed Marc Friedman as vice president of sales for North America.


US: Ports 1961 to implement PLM to manage collections Leonie Barrie | 12 Sep 12

Luxury fashion firm Ports 1961 is to implement the full product lifecycle management (PLM) system from Centric Software to help manage its apparel collections and support future growth.


US: Centric Software speeds PLM implementation time Leonie Barrie | 16 Aug 12

The Centric 8 product lifecycle management (PLM) system for the apparel and footwear markets should be easier and faster to deploy thanks to a new way of implementing the technology developed by Centric Software.


ITALY: Dsquared2 rolls out Centric Software PLM Petah Marian | 21 Feb 12

Dsquared2 has revealed that it has rolled out product life cycle management software from Centric Software.


US: Centric launches PLM collection management module Petah Marian | 4 Nov 11

Centric Software is launching a new collection management module for its PLM system, to enable users to create customer-specific product catalogues and assortments.


UK: JD Sports Fashion selects Centric PLM software Leonie Barrie | 10 Aug 11

Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc has selected Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help improve the product development process for its apparel lines.


FRANCE: Sock maker Kindy selects Centric PLM just-style.com | 30 Jun 11

Kindy SA, the French manufacturer and distributor of socks and children's shoes, has selected Centric Software to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) system.


US: Centric Software names European GM just-style.com | 19 May 11

As part of its ongoing expansion in Europe, Centric Software Inc has hired Stefano Lena as its new vice president of global sales and general manager of its European operations.


just-style management briefing: More software trends to watch Leonie Barrie | 4 May 11

After weathering the storm of recession, today's apparel companies now face a significantly more challenging and competitive market. Technologies they would be wise to watch in the year ahead include lead time optimisation, business intelligence, cloud computing and 3D tools.


just-style management briefing: The key focus for software investments Leonie Barrie | 4 May 11

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 strong core business systems, better use of business analytics, and integrated PLM, sourcing and supply chain capabilities.


just-style management briefing: Software helps tackle industry issues Leonie Barrie | 4 May 11

Using the right software is key to helping the apparel industry tackle some of the issues it faces in 2011. Firms need the right analyses and information to take the right decisions at the right time and remain competitive in a changing environment, from product development through to the shop floor.


just-style management briefing: Apparel supply challenges in 2011 Leonie Barrie | 4 May 11

Among the biggest challenges facing global apparel supply in the year ahead are rising raw material costs, the changing business climate in China, upward pressure on retail prices, fragile consumer demand, and the need to have the right inventory at the right place at the right time, according to industry experts consulted by just-style.


US: Centric Software introduces PLM Quality module just-style.com | 2 Mar 11

Centric Software has introduced a new Quality module for its product lifecycle management (PLM) system, which is designed to help quality teams streamline the quality control process while improving cost effectiveness.


FRANCE: Christine Laure selects Centric for PLM just-style.com | 1 Dec 10

French fashion design and retail company Christine Laure has selected Centric Software Inc to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) system.


CANADA: Western Glove Works implements Centric PLM just-style.com | 19 Oct 10

Apparel maker Western Glove Works has completed the first stage of its implementation of the Centric 8 product lifecycle management (PLM) system, with a 12-week installation meaning it can put the tool to work in its current-year product cycles.


US: Centric launches design app just-style.com | 11 Oct 10

Centric Software has introduced a Fashion iPad app in Paris this month, called the Centric 8 Collection Book for Fashion.


What can companies do to ease pricing pressures? Leonie Barrie | 1 Oct 10

The uncomfortable truth facing apparel retailers and brands just now is the fact that rising costs across the apparel supply chain are likely to drive prices upward and hurt profitability. But with the weak economy making it harder to pass higher prices along to consumers, just-style asks what companies can do to ease this potential 'sticker shock.'

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