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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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TEC Vendor Note: Lectra, A Focused PLM Player


A brief introduction to Lectra, a specialized vendor in the CAD, CAM, and PLM industry, including history, product offerings, and achievements, as well as expectations and recommendations to the vendor’s future growth.

footwear and leather goods  ®©: Specialized CAD for footwear and leather goods, covering 3D design, 2D pattern-making, model specification, and technical data management. DesignConcept : Specialized design solutions for automotive, aeronautical, and marine interiors, furniture, industrial fabrics, and composite and furniture materials. 3)  Digital Manufacturing and Cutting Room Solutions Optiplan ®: The solution that simulates, optimizes, and automates the material cutting process—a critical step in apparel manufacturing. Read More

The Fashion and Apparel Retailers' Conundrum


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footwear and leather goods  manufacturing, since apparel and footwear buyers need to touch, see, and feel their components, and are uniquely involved in every step of the product lifecycle. Designing and planning for a season''s collection typically begins at least 9 months in advance, with 90 percent of product designs never seeing the light of day due to lack of communication between merchants, product designers, and vendors, within which time the idea is already, well, out of fashion. In the real world, product design and Read More

Zooming into the Clothing Retailer Conundrum


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footwear and leather goods  discrete manufacturing. Apparel and footwear buyers need to touch, see, and feel their components; they are involved in every step of the product life cycle. Designing and planning for a season''s collection typically begins at least 9 months in advance, with 90 percent of product designs never seeing the light of day because of a lack of communication between merchants, product designers, and vendors. If not developed inside this nine-month window, the idea is, well, out of fashion. In the real world, Read More

Eclipse (by Epicor)


Eclipse, a real-time software solution, fully automates all facets of a hard goods distributor’s single- or multi-branch operation. Eclipse lets users automate their counter, showroom and inside sales, inventory management and forecasting, purchasing, accounting, warehousing, order fulfillment, transportation, credit, pricing, and branch management functions. Eclipse’s software architecture, built on a relational database, runs on Windows NT, Linux, and Unix platforms. Eclipse includes the following tools and technologies: real-time, time-lined accounting; transaction-based architecture; task automation; search engine; end-to-end module integration; platform interoperability; flexible data management; and security and high availability.  

footwear and leather goods  (by Epicor) Eclipse, a real-time software solution, fully automates all facets of a hard goods distributor’s single- or multi-branch operation. Eclipse lets users automate their counter, showroom and inside sales, inventory management and forecasting, purchasing, accounting, warehousing, order fulfillment, transportation, credit, pricing, and branch management functions. Eclipse’s software architecture, built on a relational database, runs on Windows NT, Linux, and Unix platforms. Eclipse 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).

footwear and leather goods  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

XpertMart


XpertMart is an enterprise retail management system specifically designed for apparel and footwear chain stores. At its heart is a style/size/color matrix used to display on-hand stock, enter quantities into transactions such as POS, and display sales trends and other critical data. A library of over 500 retail analysis reports can "drill down" sales trends on a size or color basis. Inventory optimization tools suggest automatic interstore transfers and automatic reorders on the item (size or color) level.  

footwear and leather goods  designed for apparel and footwear chain stores. At its heart is a style/size/color matrix used to display on-hand stock, enter quantities into transactions such as POS, and display sales trends and other critical data. A library of over 500 retail analysis reports can drill down sales trends on a size or color basis. Inventory optimization tools suggest automatic interstore transfers and automatic reorders on the item (size or color) level. Read More

Differentiate Through Quality Using Exceptional Issue Management


Increase the quality of your goods and services, and watch customer satisfaction, regulatory compliance, and business success soar. Whether you sell goods or deliver services, high quality can be a differentiator for your business. A focus on quality lets partners and customers know that you care about serving them efficiently, solving problems, and earning their loyalty. Read this paper to learn about a quality issue management application to help you quickly identify, monitor, and analyze quality issues.

footwear and leather goods  Through Quality Using Exceptional Issue Management Increase the quality of your goods and services, and watch customer satisfaction, regulatory compliance, and business success soar. Whether you sell goods or deliver services, high quality can be a differentiator for your business. A focus on quality lets partners and customers know that you care about serving them efficiently, solving problems, and earning their loyalty. Read this paper to learn about a quality issue management application Read More

Modern ERP Processes Behind Historic Scotch Whisky


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Digital E-commerce: The Difference between Selling a Product and Selling a Perpetual Customer Relationship


Selling digital content, goods, and services is different from traditional retail physical goods e-commerce—or at least it should be, if the objective is to maximize reach and revenue and to drive a rich, ongoing relationship with your customers and high satisfaction. This new approach to customer relationships, enabled only by the unique nature of digital offerings, brings a profound change in the commerce process and requirements for your commerce platform. Learn more about choosing a technical strategy that anticipates these changes and supports limitless innovation.

footwear and leather goods  E-commerce: The Difference between Selling a Product and Selling a Perpetual Customer Relationship Selling digital content, goods, and services is different from traditional retail physical goods e-commerce—or at least it should be, if the objective is to maximize reach and revenue and to drive a rich, ongoing relationship with your customers and high satisfaction. This new approach to customer relationships, enabled only by the unique nature of digital offerings, brings a profound change in the Read More

Maximizing Potential Benefits in Reverse Auctions


Reverse auction (RA) has emerged as a strategic tool for consumer packaged goods companies pursuing cost efficiencies in their sourcing programs. This article presents a framework to structure and gain maximum mileage out of the RA process.

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FlexPLM


FlexPLM 9.0 expands PTC’s comprehensive product development solution for retail and footwear and apparel. FlexPLM 9.0 improves collaboration across merchandising, design, and sourcing departments, as well as with supply chain partners. It also delivers new capabilities to help customers optimize key design and sourcing processes. FlexPLM 9.0 brings together designers, merchandisers, planners, suppliers, and buyers early in the product development process so that more products can be created and delivered to the market. FlexPLM exemplifies PTCs dedication to delivering industry specific PLM technology and expertise to some of the world's most innovative consumer brands.

footwear and leather goods  solution for retail and footwear and apparel. FlexPLM 9.0 improves collaboration across merchandising, design, and sourcing departments, as well as with supply chain partners. It also delivers new capabilities to help customers optimize key design and sourcing processes. FlexPLM 9.0 brings together designers, merchandisers, planners, suppliers, and buyers early in the product development process so that more products can be created and delivered to the market. FlexPLM exemplifies PTCs dedication to Read More

SAP Case Study: Consumer Products-Sporting Goods


Part of the sports world for eighty years, the adidas product portfolio includes state-of-the-art athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories. Two essential requirements for solidifying adidas’ position as leader are the development of strong brands, and continued revenue growth. Regarding its operational strengths, adidas focuses on constantly improving customer service. In 2005, this included the complete reorganization of online order management.

footwear and leather goods  Case Study: Consumer Products-Sporting Goods Part of the sports world for eighty years, the adidas product portfolio includes state-of-the-art athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories. Two essential requirements for solidifying adidas’ position as leader are the development of strong brands, and continued revenue growth. Regarding its operational strengths, adidas focuses on constantly improving customer service. In 2005, this included the complete reorganization of online order management. Read More

SAP to Deliver Best Practices for Fashion Industry Constituents


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footwear and leather goods  challenges faced by apparel, footwear, and accessory companies. Aiming to enable fashion brands to better manufacture their products and sell them to retailers and consumers using a single vertical solution, SAP is working on several aspects of the new solution development with attune Consulting , a global solution and technology provider to the fashion and lifestyle industry.   Wholesalers and manufacturers that run retail stores and have direct-to-consumer (D2C) Web channels often have to keep Read More

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The multitude of messages and media in this interactive age contributes to a fragmented consumer goods market. Shorter product life cycles, mass product customization, and increasing supply chain complexity are all symptoms of the new project economy. The arrival of this new age must be recognized by business leaders, and the systems supporting business must change to accommodate this reality.

footwear and leather goods  You Ready for the Project Economy? Are You Ready for the Project Economy? If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. In the new Project Economy , the ability to bring high-quality products to market more rapidly is driving many companies to engage contract engineering firms such as Rampart Global to handle entire engineering processes, just as they did with manufacturing processes in years past. Source : IFS Resources Related Read More