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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 Releases the Renwil Success Story

    Montreal, QC, November 21th, 2017 — Visual Next, leading PLM, ERP and End2End fashion, accessories, footwear, uniform and home goods software provider, announces the launch of a new video showcasing the story behind the worldwide success of Renwil. Well established in the home decor and accessories market since 1967, Renwil has demonstrated innovative business management […]

    Armor-Lux selects Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

    Famous French brand selects Lectra to accelerate product development and to secure data exchange Paris, November 21, 2017 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce that French ready-to-wear company Armor-Lux has chosen Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0, the new lifecycle […]

    Mud Pie Goes Live With Centric PLM

    Centric Software’s PLM solution brings increased speed to market and enhanced communication to leading American gift company CAMPBELL, Calif., November 21, 2017 – Mud Pie, an award-winning lifestyle brand and maker of affordable gifts and apparel, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, […]

    PTC Unveils Reality Lab to Advance Adoption of and Exploration of New Applications for Augmented Reality

    Former MIT Media Lab Scientists to Oversee New Multi-Reality Lab FARNBOROUGH, UK. – November 21, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced the unveiling of Reality Lab, a test center led by researchers who will create applications that leverage augmented, virtual, mixed, and physical realities with the purpose of improving people’s interactions with their physical environments. The lab […]

    Fashion retailers struggling to remain competitive as sourcing costs rise, Accenture study finds

    Fashion brands and retailers are facing strong pressure on growth and margins. Faced with consumer demand for fast fashion at competitive prices and a proliferation of choice, many continue to struggle with high inventories and slow sales. Simultaneously, rising apparel sourcing and production costs are heavily impacting margins. The 2017 Global Sourcing Reference report from Kurt Salmon, part […]

    Dassault Systèmes collaborates with ECCO on a 3D print footwear project

    The FashionLab by Dassault Systèmes has been collaborating with ECCO Innovation Lab on a 3D print footwear project. This project has been revealed this week during the FormNext event in Germany. Thanks to this project, done in collaboration with the FashionLab by Dassault Systèmes, consumers selected internationally will soon get the chance to have their shoes […]

    Customer data heralds new opportunities for fashion industry

    Amazon, EasySize, Evo Pricing and Lectra explored diverse uses for customer data during a round table event organized by the ESCP Europe – Lectra ‘Fashion & Technology’ Chair Paris, November 16, 2017 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials,the French business school ESCP Europe and their […]

    PTC to Accelerate Customers’ Connected Service Strategy with Launch of ThingWorx Asset Advisor

    New Asset Advisor App for Service Enables Customers to Accelerate Time to Value FARNBOROUGH, UK. – November 14, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced from PTC Forum Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, the launch of the ThingWorx® Asset Advisor app for service to accelerate its customers’ service transformation initiatives. ThingWorx® Asset Advisor for service enables remote monitoring and servicing of […]

    WTiN releases new report on absorbent nonwovens

    14 Nov 2017, Leeds (UK) WTiN Intelligence: Medical Textiles has launched a new technical report entitled ‘Absorbent nonwovens for medical and hygiene textiles applications’. The report aims to provide an overview of the use of absorptive nonwovens in both medical and hygiene applications, examining issues over their continued use for the global population, and exploring innovations […]

    Centric Software Unveils Centric 8 PLM V6.2

    Innovative, market-driven release focuses on high-volume product development efficiency, supply chain management and user productivity CAMPBELL, Calif., November 14, 2017 – Centric Software is proud to announce that Centric 8 PLM version 6.2 is now available. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve […]

    Technology, Solution, and Services Partners Experience Growth and Opportunity as Part of PTC’s Leading Partner Program

    PTC to Increase Investment in Programs to Drive Partner Success FARNBOROUGH, UK. – November 13, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that its partner program continues to show momentum, with more than half of partners experiencing double-digit growth in the last year. Over the past three years, the number of PTC partners has grown by 45 percent, today […]

    Leading Lady Gains Flexibility, Streamlines Omnichannel Operations with Simparel

     The popular intimate apparel brand has replaced a legacy ERP system with Simparel’s next-generation end-to-end business solution to improve responsiveness and advance online sales growth. New York, NY – November 8, 2017 – Simparel, Inc. (http://www.simparel.com), the innovator in next-generation information technology (IT) for the fashion and consumer goods industries, announces that intimate apparel brand […]

    Jinfa Labi chooses Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

    Lectra’s latest PLM solution selected by Jinfa Labi to improve its product development process through supply chain digitization Paris, November 7, 2017 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce that Jinfa Labi, one of the first publicly listed maternity and infant clothing companies […]

    Centric Software Partners with 220th Customer, Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot

    Retailers, brands and manufacturers trust Centric Software for their digital transformation initiatives Campbell, Calif., November 7, 2017 – Centric Software is proud to announce the signing of its 220th customer SMCP, a leading French company who spreads Parisian chic across the world with three brands; Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise […]

    Gerber Technology to Support AxF, X-Rite’s Appearance Exchange Format

    At ideation 2017, X-Rite and Gerber Technology will demonstrate how apparel companies can accelerate the design, creation and merchandising process by simulating photorealistic virtual garment samples. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., November 1, 2017 – At ideation 2017 in Los Angeles, X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, today […]