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PLM for the Retail Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail 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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