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Since our inception, we’ve been providing unbiased, impartial insights to the fashion retail industry. Here you will find the most recent apparel industry news, and textile industry news. 

    Visual Next Announces a New Uniform Client Portal Application

    Montreal, QC, July 25th, 2017 — Leading provider of End2End apparel business software, Visual Next International, announces the launch of a new application tailored to the ever-changing needs of the modern uniform company. The new Uniform Client Portal (UCP) provides clients with a fully integrated platform enabling employee uniform allotment and a powerful order management […]

    PTC Named a Global Leader in IoT Platforms by IDC MarketScape

    ThingWorx Identified as One of the More Robust Application Enablement Platforms FARNBOROUGH, UK. – July 26, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named a leader in the IoT platform market according to a new research report from IDC, entitled “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IoT Platforms (Software Vendors) 2017 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US42033517, July 2017). The IDC MarketScape recognized […]

    World Economic Forum expert to be keynote speaker at Textile 4.0 Conference

    Leeds, UK, 25 July, 2017: The leader of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Future of Production initiative, Attila Turos, has been revealed as the keynote speaker at October’s Textile 4.0 Conference – the first event to explore the opportunities and risk of Industry 4.0 for textile industry strategists.  The conference, organised by World Textile Information Network […]

    ORTOVOX Scales New Heights with Centric

    Leader in mountain safety selects Centric Software PLM to aid company growth and apparel development CAMPBELL, Calif., July 25, 2017 – ORTOVOX Sportartikel GmbH, a German producer of mountain safety equipment and mountainwear, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, […]

    Texbase Releases ‘Discussions’ – an Integrated Supply Chain Communications Tool

    Bozeman, MT (July 19, 2017) – Texbase, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based product compliance, testing and materials management software solutions has released Discussions, a fully-integrated supply chain communications tool. Enterprise communication typically happens within email or messaging, without any link to the actual object of conversation. This leads to disconnected data and a lack of knowledge […]

    Grupo Cortefiel Transforms Sourcing with Centric Software

    European clothing giant improves visibility and decision-making with Centric Software PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., July 20, 2017 – Grupo Cortefiel, one of Europe’s leading fashion retailers, has experienced a revolution in its sourcing process using Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer goods companies. […]

    NGC Software Announces Cloud-Based Andromeda® Quality Control Solution Release

    NGC’s Andromeda Cloud SaaS solutions enable retailers and brand owners to protect their brand reputation MIAMI—July 19, 2017—NGC Software, a leading provider of cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions, today announced the latest release and general availability of its next-generation Andromeda® Quality Control solution for fashion retailers and brand owners. This Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) […]

    TB International – the expansion champion banks on Koppermann

    TB International GmbH has every reason to be proud of itself. The clothing wholesaler and multi-label specialist from Ober-Ramstadt in Germany has once again entered the list published by renowned magazine FOCUS in cooperation with statistics portal STATISTA and has successfully held its position as an expansion champion. It is therefore hardly any wonder that […]

    Renowned Fashion Icon Tim Gunn Returns as Guest Speaker for ideation 2017

    Software Conference is November 1-3 in Los Angeles, California TOLLAND, CONN., USA, July 13, 2017 – Gerber Technology is proud to announce that Tim Gunn, famed fashion and television personality, will return by popular demand as a guest speaker at ideation 2017. Tim Gunn will engage in a fireside chat with Gerber Technology’s senior vice president and […]

    Christopher Young Joins Visual Next as Director of Business Development

    Montreal, QC Canada June 27th, 2017 — Visual Next is proud to welcome Christopher Young as Director of Business Development. Christopher will leverage his decades-long sales experience in the semiconductor and software industries to support Visual Next as it continues to develop End2End software solutions for the retail, footwear, and apparel (RFA) industry. Charles Benoualid, […]

    After Nearly 50 Years of Leadership, Gerber’s Sam Simpson Retires

    Simpson will serve as consultant to the company TOLLAND, CONN., USA, JULY 12, 2017 – It is rare today that a person spends their entire career servicing one industry. This is something people in the industry recognize of Sam Simpson who announced his plans to retire from Gerber. “When someone spends more than 47 years in an […]

    Lectra and Armani nurture young pattern-making talent

    Lectra enhances the link between students’ creativity and the fashion business with award-winning competition at Italy’s fashion school Istituto Secoli Paris, July 11, 2017 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, ensures pattern-making students in Italy benefit from cutting-edge technology and nurture key skills thanks […]

    Expertise Meets Innovation: A PLM Success Story From Lancaster and Centric Software

    Campbell, Calif., July 11, 2017 – Centric is delighted to announce the release of its success story with its renowned partner and customer Lancaster “Today, innovative technologies like Centric Software PLM are vital tools for traditional companies like Lancaster,” explains Thomas Tchen, Lancaster’s founder and CEO. “These solutions allow us to create products more quickly, […]

    Trend Forecaster MintModa and Color Leader Archroma Partner to Advance the Heightened Impact of Color in Fashion

    The Unprecedented Effects of Social Media and Direct-to-Consumer Commerce Drive the Need for Highly-Visual Apparel through the Artful Use of Color New York, NY and Reinach, Switzerland – July 11, 2017 – Fashion forecaster MintModa and Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, announce a new strategic partnership leveraging the respective strengths of […]

    Chevalier Implements Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM® Cloud Software as a Complete Solution to Growing Demands within Their Company

    TOLLAND, Conn., USA, July 06, 2017 – The fashion industry is constantly growing and evolving, with quick turnaround and high quality expected at all times. To keep up with growing demands, Chevalier implemented Gerber Technology’s solution, YuniquePLM® Cloud. Chevalier is a Swedish manufacturer of high-quality hunting clothes. They have been developing hunting clothes since 1950 and have […]