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The Fashion and Apparel Retailers' Conundrum


Retail remains a very tactile industry, focused on the hand, drape, and durability of fabrics and trim—besides which, designs are still being sketched on paper and pinned on size models or mannequins.

athletic apparel  the business of making athletic shoes first, including even the internal information technology (IT) group. By turning their inventories more often, such retailers (including US ones like Gap , J. Crew , or Wilson''s Leather ) even have the luxury of selling most of their merchandise at full price or at an initial markup unit (IMU) rather than at significant markdowns or discounts. In addition to giving consumers a reason to shop more often, leaner inventories and faster turns can improve margins by Read More

TradeStone Software—Helping Omni-Market Retail Transformation


2013 served as another banner year for merchandise lifecycle management platform provider TradeStone, as the company continued its streak of double digit growth. The vendor signed a number of noteworthy new retailers and further extended its roster by adding new customers in the athletic apparel, office/school supply, and furniture markets.

athletic apparel  new customers in the athletic apparel, office/school supply, and furniture markets. Having signed a multi-billion dollar hypermarket in Germany last year, the company also continued to make great strides in grocery by signing the largest supermarket chain in Australia.   TradeStone is also continuing with product innovation. In 2013, the company announced a number of new enhancements and solutions, including the following: A new Trading Company Management module Industry Models (best practice deployment Read More

How Social Media Is Revolutionizing the Apparel Industry


In just a few short years, social media has revolutionized the way people communicate and share information. For apparel companies, going social is no longer an option; it is a strategic business element that provides them the opportunity to collect detailed information on users and their habits, elicit real feedback and suggestions, and refine their offering and messaging to better suit user demands.

athletic apparel  Social Media Is Revolutionizing the Apparel Industry In just a few short years, social media has revolutionized the way people communicate and share information. For apparel companies, going social is no longer an option; it is a strategic business element that provides them the opportunity to collect detailed information on users and their habits, elicit real feedback and suggestions, and refine their offering and messaging to better suit user demands. Read More

Case Study: Nike (Webinar Transcript)


This white paper is a transcript of a webinar hosted by SAP Insider and presented by IBM Cognos Software. In it, you’ll Discover how Nike—a leading global manufacturer and marketer of athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment—leverages SAP with IBM Cognos solutions to improve its planning and financial performance management process, driving additional business value.

athletic apparel  manufacturer and marketer of athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment—leverages SAP with IBM Cognos solutions to improve its planning and financial performance management process, driving additional business value. Read More

US Sporting Goods Retailer Plans Switch to Oracle Retail


Today Oracle unveiled some of the details of its new contract with Finish Line, Inc.—one of the leading US-based retailers of sports footware, apparel, and accessories. This retail chain will acquire a whole range of Oracle Retail software solutions, including Oracle Retail Merchandising, Planning, and Stores. The company is currently using legacy applications that have some obvious

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Vald’or Apparel Selects NGC’s PLM, ERP, and Shop Floor Solutions


Vald’or Apparel, a private-label and branded apparel manufacturer, recently selected NGC’s product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop floor control modules to improve efficiency and collaboration at its global operations.

athletic apparel  Apparel Selects NGC’s PLM, ERP, and Shop Floor Solutions Vald’or Apparel , a private-label and branded apparel manufacturer, recently selected NGC ’s product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop floor control modules to improve efficiency and collaboration at its global operations. The company is headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida, with an office and factory in Jordan and an additional factory opening in Haiti this year.   Vald’or selected NGC’s Read More

Intentia Presents: An Action Plan for Building a Lean Supply Chain in the Apparel Industry


Lean supply chain management and lean sourcing strategies are relatively new to the apparel industry, generating more talk than broad implementation to date. In this the final paper of our “Lean Is Fashionable” thought leadership series, we define a lean supply chain action plan with five concrete steps for building a collaborative infrastructure between your company and other members of your supply network. These represent an eleven year culmination of our and our customers’ real world experiences in implementing lean supply chain strategies that are designed as a road map to achieving a more collaborative and profitable future.

athletic apparel  Presents: An Action Plan for Building a Lean Supply Chain in the Apparel Industry Lean supply chain management and lean sourcing strategies are relatively new to the apparel industry, generating more talk than broad implementation to date. In this the final paper of our “Lean Is Fashionable” thought leadership series, we define a lean supply chain action plan with five concrete steps for building a collaborative infrastructure between your company and other members of your supply network. Read More

Jesta I.S.


Jesta I.S. has been a provider of supply chain management (SCM) solutions for apparel and footwear retailers, manufacturers, and importers for more than 30 years. Its clients include Perry Ellis International, Genesco Inc., Town Shoes Limited, and London Fog. The company’s headoffice is located in Verdun, Quebec (Canada).

athletic apparel  I.S. Jesta I.S. has been a provider of supply chain management (SCM) solutions for apparel and footwear retailers, manufacturers, and importers for more than 30 years. Its clients include Perry Ellis International, Genesco Inc., Town Shoes Limited, and London Fog. The company’s headoffice is located in Verdun, Quebec (Canada). Read More

The Keyword Is FlexPLM: Day 2 at PTC/USER World Conference 2010


Following the general opening session presented by keynote speaker Peter Burrows, CIO Emeritus, Head of Enterprise Architecture, adidas Group, the media and analyst discussion session with Burrows allowed me to learn more details about adidas' FlexPLM implementation. In addition, I also had a 1:1 interview with Kathleen Mitford, VP, Product and Marketing Strategy focusing on the consumer

athletic apparel  Keyword Is FlexPLM: Day 2 at PTC/USER World Conference 2010 Following the general opening session presented by keynote speaker Peter Burrows, CIO Emeritus, Head of Enterprise Architecture, adidas Group, the media and analyst discussion session with Burrows allowed me to learn more details about adidas'' FlexPLM implementation. In addition, I also had a 1:1 interview with Kathleen Mitford, VP, Product and Marketing Strategy focusing on the consumer products, retail, footwear, and apparel industries, to Read More

Case Study: Kenneth David Apparel Clothing Company Increases Visibility


When the first Kenneth David Apparel store opened in 1992, the company could manage operations with an accounting solution alone. But as new stores opened, the company needed software to scale with growth—not only on the retail side, but design and manufacture too. Its new solution has e-commerce and point-of-sale features, and allows the company more insight for more effective management. Read more about the benefits.

athletic apparel  Study: Kenneth David Apparel Clothing Company Increases Visibility Everest is an award-winning, fully integrated business management solution that enables footwear and apparel businesses to achieve revenue growth, better efficiency and improvedvisibility in all key operational areas. Source : Everest Software Inc. Resources Related to Case Study: Kenneth David Apparel—Clothing Company Increases Visibility : Case Study (Wikipedia) Case Study: Kenneth David Apparel—Clothing Company Increases Read More

SAP Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting


With a heavy heart, in 1999, SAP had to go back to the drawing board, to do a thorough redesign of its erstwhile ill-reputed Apparel & Footwear Solution (AFS). It appears that the effort was worthwhile.

athletic apparel  Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting SAP Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting P.J. Jakovljevic - July 31, 2002 Event Summary The fact that no one, including the market leader, can sleep on its laurels in a demanding but forgiving market, has been possibly the best illustrated in case of SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions. As reported in press at the beginning of July, SAP has resumed its aggressive marketing of its SAP AFS ( Apparel & Footwear Solutions ), Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 16, 2012


MERGERS @ ACQUISITIONSOracle buys Skire Industry tags: capital management "Oracle is buying to acquire all the assets of Skire, a provider of capital program management and facilities management applications both in the cloud and on-premise. With this acquisition, Oracle expects to complete a set of management tools for all phases of project management, having a complete enterprise project

athletic apparel  Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 16, 2012 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Oracle buys Skire Industry tags: capital management Oracle is buying to acquire all the assets of Skire , a provider of capital program management and facilities management applications both in the cloud and on-premise. With this acquisition, Oracle expects to complete a set of management tools for all phases of project management, having a complete enterprise project portfolio management platform. Finally Read More

The CPSIA Is Coming–Is Your Company Ready?


Recently introduced Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulations include labor-intensive safety and testing guidelines for children’s products, footwear, and apparel. Brands and retailers that may have slashed jobs in response to the weak economy must meet these regulations with fewer people. Learn about solutions that help your company make compliance part of a comprehensive supply chain strategy.

athletic apparel  CPSIA Is Coming–Is Your Company Ready? The CPSIA software allows retailers and manufacturers to easily manage the process of requesting, tracking, approving and sending the General Certificate of Conformity (GCC) and Certificate of Compliance (COC) documents that are mandated by the CPSIA. Source : New Generation Computing, Inc. Resources Related to The CPSIA Is Coming–Is Your Company Ready? : Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (Wikipedia) The CPSIA Is Coming–Is Your Company Ready? Global Read More

PLM for the Fashion Industry


Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.

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NGC (New Generation Computing)


New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC)—a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA)—has developed and marketed software for the apparel industry since 1982. The company provides global sourcing visibility, product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop-floor control systems to brand managers, manufacturers, importers, and retailers. NGC is a member of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), Textile Clothing and Technology Center (TC2), and the American Apparel Producers Network (AAPN). The company has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. NGC is headquartered in Miami, Florida (US), with offices in New York, New York (US); Los Angeles, California (US); China; India; Mexico; and El Salvador.

athletic apparel  (New Generation Computing) New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC)—a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA)—has developed and marketed software for the apparel industry since 1982. The company provides global sourcing visibility, product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop-floor control systems to brand managers, manufacturers, importers, and retailers. NGC is a member of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), Textile Read More