Centric Software is launching its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions in the fast-growing Indian consumer goods and retail market, with a series of roadshows across the country next month.

For fashion, retail and consumer goods companies, PLM is the foundation of product design and development from concept to retail – and is critical for driving growth in the competitive global marketplace, streamlining operations and quickly getting innovative products to market.

"Across the world, buying behaviour has changed and consumers expect more seasons per year and more new products per season," says Fabrice Canonge, VP of global sales at Centric Software. "At the same time, competition has also intensified with the addition of many new brands and retailers, giving consumers greater choice than ever before.  

"With thousands of local and international brands and retailers active in India, companies increasingly need to offer more innovative products, quickly. Speed to market, market responsiveness and true collaborative sourcing are key to remaining competitive."   

Centric Software is teaming up with consulting and solutions company Simbus Technologies to launch Centric PLM in India with roadshows in Delhi (28 November), Mumbai (30 November) and Bangalore (4 December).

Live demos will show Centric's cloud-based PLM platform, over 15 mobile apps for PLM and Centric Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP) for touchscreen devices.

"We are delighted to launch in India," says Chris Groves, president and CEO of Centric Software. "A modern, agile PLM solution is key for driving the digital transformation strategies that are needed in today's challenging and competitive retail market."