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

Grupo Cortefiel picks PLM for sourcing visibility

European fashion retail giant Grupo Cortefiel has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to improve visibility and decision-making in its sourcing process.

NGC Software rolls out latest quality control system

NGC Software has launched the latest release of its Andromeda Quality Control solution for fashion retailers and brand owners, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution designed to help companies identify product quality problems on the factory floor.

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PLM features & interviews

Utilizing PLM to Unlock Supply Chain Visibility and Responsiveness

PTC Connected PLM Series Part 2

PTC Retail – Research Reports, Surveys, Market Perspectives and more!

PTC FlexPLM is a leading PLM software for Retail, Fashion, Footwear, Apparel and Consumer Products

Webinar: How to expand your business horizons with mobile and data focused PLM

As products become more complex, your expanding mobile workforce needs complete visibility into product information at any time or from anyplace to enhance decision making and productivity. This is especially true for modern fashion businesses, where cross-discipline product development team are required to make concerted efforts to move quickly from catwalk to capture latest trends.

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PLM downloads

Digital Solutions: The partner you want

The digital revolution is growing, and so is the demand for greater connectivity in the apparel industry. That’s why Gerber Technology, whose hardware and software solutions have been helping companies reach their optimum for nearly 50 years, has launched an integrated digital revolution of its own.

Leveraging technology to embrace change in the fashion industry

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is often overlooked by medium sized fashion businesses - those who would benefit from planning the most. Business owners often choose to put off investing in systems that might enhance operations, citing a lack of resources coupled with a belief that spreadsheets ‘will do for now.'

Ensure Product Safety and CPSIA Compliance

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008 requires that nearly all children’s products comply with all applicable children’s product safety rules. These products must be tested for compliance by a CPSC accepted laboratory and have a written Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) that provides evidence of the product’s compliance. The act requires that all children’s products have permanent tracking information affixed to the product and its packaging.

Track and Trace Information Throughout the Entire Business Process and Supplier Ecosystem

Texbase understands the complexity of managing the disparate data sources associated with product development and supply chains. The Texbase solution includes the most advanced data management capabilities for apparel, footwear and consumer products companies.

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

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

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