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The fast fashion model, in all its guises, is ensuring some retailers thrive in spite of challenging market conditions. Here, Bob McKee, industry strategy director, Infor Fashion, takes a closer look at some of the secrets of its success. | 15 Apr 2009

In just under a week's time the world's fourth largest trade fair venue will open its doors to IMB 2009. The last IMB event in 2006 welcomed some 25,000 visitors to view the latest in apparel and textile technology from around 600 exhibitors. | 9 Jul 2006

The biggest, the best, the smallest, and the most revolutionary clothing machinery developments were all on show at IMB 2006. Niki Tait visited the fair in Cologne, Germany and reports here on some of the highlights set to open up new opportunities for garment makers. | 22 May 2006

New software products to help take the pain out of bringing complex collections to market led the field at IMB 2006. Intended to tackle the problem of managing and controlling product data and imagery throughout the supply chain, added benefits often include dramatic increases in speed to market.

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Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 2018

US footwear firm Vida Shoes International has implemented a software solution to help simplify its supply chain network, achieve process improvement, and achieve real-time data.

Beth Wright | 19 Feb 2018

Cloud software provider Infor has developed a new solution aimed at helping brands and retailers improve omni-shopping experiences by enabling a new level of flexibility in orchestrating inventory.

Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2017

British retail group Arcadia has selected a new cloud-based financial software solution to help support international growth of its Topshop and Topman brands.

Michelle Russell | 31 Oct 2017

Samsung Construction & Trading, which purchases fashion inventory and manages fashion logistics for industry brands, has selected a new software solution to help streamline its operations, particularly those in the US and UK.

Leonie Barrie | 22 Sep 2017

Hong Kong based manufacturing giant TAL Apparel Limited has finished the first phase of migrating its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to a cloud-based alternative in a bid to achieve significant cost reductions and operational efficiencies.

Michelle Russell | 11 May 2017

Cloud software provider Infor has integrated its M3 ERP solution with the GT Nexus supply chain network in a move aimed at better supporting the sourcing of discrete products for fashion and distribution companies.

Beth Wright | 20 Mar 2017

Upscale US fashion retailer Nordstrom is switching to an innovative POS system in the cloud in a bid to attend to customers more quickly, and better manage and track information.

Michelle Russell | 22 Feb 2017

Private equity firm Koch Equity Development has completed its US$2bn investment in business software supplier Infor.

Beth Wright | 13 Feb 2017

Danish-owned fashion manufacturer LTP Group is implementing a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to help improve lead-time and warehousing processes throughout its supply chain and drive growth.

Leonie Barrie | 17 Nov 2016

Business software supplier Infor is planning to ramp up its growth after securing a $2bn investment from private equity firm Koch Equity Development.

Beth Wright | 2 Nov 2016

India-based branded hosiery specialist Dixcy Textiles is deploying a new ERP system to help enhance its core business processes and employee user experience.

Beth Wright | 19 Oct 2016

Global lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston is implementing a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to help support its global operations and underpin international growth.

Leonie Barrie | 27 Sep 2016

Hong Kong based manufacturing giant TAL Apparel Limited is implementing a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to help support an agile business model targeting high-end brands.

Beth Wright | 9 Sep 2016

US-based cloud softwear provider Infor has partnered with US footwear retailer DSW Inc to deliver a back-office transformation for DSW and a new converged commerce application for modern retailing.

Beth Wright | 4 Aug 2016

US-based cloud software provider Infor has completed its acquisition of retail software developer Starmount, in a move that will help accelerate delivery of its new Infor CloudSuite Retail enterprise applications.

Beth Wright | 5 Jul 2016

Business software supplier Infor has unveiled the next generation of its Fashion Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tool, designed to help retail companies with faster innovation, quicker response times and more informed decision-making.

Leonie Barrie | 28 Jun 2016

Six months after taking a stake in Predictix, a cloud predictive and prescriptive analytics solution for retailers, business software supplier Infor has bought the business. | 11 Jul 2008

Men’s ready-to-wear fashion brand Celio has deployed Infor’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to streamline the development cycle of new product launches. | 23 Nov 2007

Xtep (Group) Co Ltd, a manufacturer and distributor of casual sports apparel, footwear and accessories in China, has gone live with Infor’s product lifecycle management solution, Infor PLM Runtime. | 28 Jun 2007

Footwear manufacturer and distributor Muang Thong Mahachai Co Ltd has gone live with a new ERP system to help it detect demand changes, reforecast, rebalance inventory allocation and optimise its product schedules. | 8 Aug 2006

Infor, one of the world’s largest providers of enterprise software, has completed three acquisitions which broaden its offerings and provide a wider choice of products for customers. | 16 Mar 2006

Private equity firm Golden Gate Capital has completed its acquisition of software developer Geac Computer Corporation Limited. | 8 Nov 2005

Geac Computer Corporation Limited has been bought by private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for US$1.0 billion. The deal is expected to close in the first calendar quarter of 2006.

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