Xcel Brands, which owns and manages leading fashion brands such as Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, H Halston and C Wonder, has invested in NGC's Global Enterprise Suite to help streamline productivity.

The New York City headquartered company specialises in the acquisition, design, production, licensing, marketing and retail sales of branded apparel, footwear, accessories, jewellery, home goods and other consumer products.

Founded in 2011 its omnichannel sales strategy includes the promotion and sale of products under its brands through direct-response television, internet, brick and mortar retail, and e-commerce channels.

Xcel Brands has a team of over 100 professionals focused on design, production, and digital marketing, and maintains control of product quality and promotion across all of its product categories and distribution channels

NGC's Global Enterprise Suite (GES) brings together NGC's solutions for apparel ERP, fashion PLM and SCM in a fully integrated suite.

All parts of the system work in unison, and information is shared seamlessly throughout the suite with a common platform – eliminating the redundancies found with other systems and improving workflows, productivity and speed to market.