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ERP for the Fashion and Apparel Industry RFI/RFP Template

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Intentia: Stepping Out With Fashion and Style Part Two: Software Challenges in the Fashion Industry


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women apparel  And who said that women were the fashion plates of the species? A corollary to this challenge is that orders tend to be huge in terms of line entries and numbers. Being at the beck and call and within easy reach of the consumers, the software must be able to accommodate and service a large number of stores, be it their own or those of a retailer. The only constant in the fashion industry is change, namely nothing stays the same. When compounded by the short life cycles of products, even shorter lead Read More

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Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America


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women apparel  Boston” rather than “affluent women from 20 to 35 nation-wide”). With much smaller and sharper focused consumer segments, these retailers can create much more appropriate products, assortments, and marketing campaigns. Because consumer tastes change quickly today, Act Vertical retailers conduct consumer research and segmentation more frequently as well. While most retailers do such research and segmentation every two to three years, Act Vertical retailers do it every season. This frequency is part Read More

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FlexPLM


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Xperia


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