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.
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 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.
- Visual Next appoints new Director of Business Development
- Sonae picks PLM for apparel division
- Acando and K3 Software Solutions to announce their partnership.
- NYC Alliance selects PLM for visibility and speed
- Visual Next fashion-forward PLM is going mobile
- Carhartt picks PLM to manage growth
- Lectra Fashion PLM will help navigate Industry 4.0
- Simparel launches new PLM solution
PTC Connected PLM Series Part 2
PTC FlexPLM is a leading PLM software for Retail, Fashion, Footwear, Apparel and Consumer Products
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
A truly transformative product lifecycle management (PLM) project demands change.