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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. 

    Centric Software Wins Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award

    The market leader is recognized for innovation and product excellence in PLM for retail, fashion, apparel, and consumer goods CAMPBELL, Calif., October 18, 2018 – Based on its analysis of product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the retail, fashion, apparel, and consumer goods industries, top consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan has recognized Centric Software with the […]

    Gerber Adds Reciprocating Pivex® to GERBERcutter® Z1 to Improve Cutting Accuracy and Efficiency

    Debuts at CAMX in Dallas, Booth F29 TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 16, 2018 – Accuracy and efficiency is at the heart of material utilization in flexiblematerial manufacturing. Gerber has announced today that its patented Pivex reciprocating cutting tool is now available for the GERBERcutter Z1 to further enhance its accuracy and efficiency on tough to cut and high valuematerials. Pivex is a patented, proven cutting technology […]

    Henderson Goes Live with Aptos PLM

    October 16, 2018 — Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, in conjunction with KORUS Consulting, Aptos’ partner in Russia, has successfully completed the rollout of Aptos PLM at Henderson, the largest Russian retailer of men’s clothing. Aptos PLM supports Henderson in managing its product development and supplier collaboration processes. Henderson fashion house has been producing business […]

    Centric Software Turns Up The Retail Velocity with v6.4 and v6.5

    Latest PLM releases include high-volume sourcing for pure retailers, 3D and other innovations CAMPBELL, Calif., October 16, 2018 – Centric Software is proud to announce that the latest releases of its flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric 8 PLM versions 6.4 and 6.5, are now available. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to […]

    BeProduct and UNTUCKit unite supply chain through collaborative PLM.

    8/24/2018 – New York City – Fashion technology house BeProduct announces the successful implementation of its collaborative Product Lifecycle Management (“PLM”) platform at the Manhattan headquarters of UNTUCKit, and throughout the company’s international supply chain – lead by digital innovation firm STYCHECO (‘Stitch-Co’). Founded in 2011, UNTUCKit was born out of frustration with button-down men’s […]

    PTC ThingWorx powering Etisalat’s Fashion and Grocery stores of the future at GITEX Technology Week

    Dubai World Trade Center, October 14-18, Stand Z-A10 PTC ThingWorx to connect data from over 12 retail technology partners. Farnborough, UK – October 15, 2018 – PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), provider of the ThingWorx® Industrial Innovation platform and a global leader in Industrial Augmented Reality, today announced participation with partner Etisalat at GITEX Technology Week Dubai. […]

    EXENTA Completes Successful Recapitalization

    [New York City, October 11, 2018] Exenta, Inc., one of the nation’s leading software companies serving the apparel and soft goods industries, announced today that recent growth has enabled it to successfully provide liquidity for one of its original investors. The investor took a position in the company in 2008 and who, through a successor […]

    Browzwear and Vizoo Standardize Digital Materials with New Open Material Format

    (Singapore and Munich, Germany, October 10, 2018) — Browzwear, a pioneer of 3D solutions for apparel design, development and merchandising, together with Vizoo, developers of advanced material digitization technology, announce today the release of Unified 3D Material (U3M). This new open source format will help to standardize digital materials and serve as a bridge between software applications […]

    Gerber Technology Partners with ExactFlat, Expands Power of 3D to AccuMark® Users in Furniture, Transportation Interiors and Other Key Markets

    TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 10, 2018 – Companies striving to achieve increased efficiency, decreased cost and speed to market are looking for technology that digitizes workflows for greater productivity. “Digitalization is important to all industries we serve,” said Mary McFadden, executive director CAD product management for Gerber Technology. “We have partnered with ExactFlat to continue advancement in 3D workflows for the furniture, transportation and other technical textiles.” The integration of […]

    Bamboo Rose Expands Global Footprint Amidst Sharp Increase in Revenue

    New employees, offices, services and customers highlight successful year for Bamboo Rose, set stage for continued growth in 2019 BOSTON — (Oct. 10, 2018) — As demand for retail innovation increases, Bamboo Rose has expanded its global footprint and product and services portfolio in 2018, with plans for continued growth. So far this year, revenue has increased 56 […]

    Gerber Launches FashionTech Platform 1.0, Enabling Purchase-Activated Fashion Through Collaboration with OnPoint Manufacturing

    TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 9, 2018 – The personalization economy is creating challenges for fashion and apparel brands trying to keep pace with consumer expectations and needs. To address this need, Gerber Technology is launching FashionTech Platform 1.0, which includes software, equipment and consulting to set-up a purchase-activated fashion model with a digitally integrated e-commerce and on-demand design to print, cut and sew micro-factory operation. The first FashionTech Platform 1.0 installation will be implemented in partnership […]

    AMARO Accelerates Product Development with Centric PLM

    Brazilian online direct-to-consumer brand goes live with Centric Software PLM to speed time to market and streamline business CAMPBELL, Calif., October 9, 2018 – Based in São Paulo, Brazil, fast-growing online brand AMARO is the first fashion brand in the country to successfully implement Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most […]

    Experience digitalization at the PI Apparel in Milan – Dr. Andreas Seidl to lecture on the topic

    Milan/Kaiserslautern, 08-10-2018 Digitalization is driving the fashion industry onwards – new technological solutions are rapidly changing familiar processes and procedures. At the PI Apparel trade fair in Milan on 11th and 12th October, Assyst will demonstrate the range of opportunities that is opened up by the 3D simulation software Vidya in product development and beyond. […]

    Gerber Technology Acquires Avametric, Deepens Investment to Provide End-to-End 3D Solution for Fashion Industry

    TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 4, 2018 – Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired San Francisco based Avametric. Avametric develops the world’s leading cloth simulation technology and enables fashion brands to deliver highly accurate 3D renderings of their products on customizable avatars for e-commerce and augmented reality (AR) applications. This move will position Gerber as the leader in 3D for the fashion and apparel industry. The acquisition follows 12 months of collaboration between the companies after Gerber announced in November 2017 they would […]

    swatchbook partners with FMNII to transform footwear and apparel

    FMNII to focus on footwear and apparel market by setting up services centers in China Los Angeles, CA, and Dongguan, Guangdong, CN, October 2, 2018 – swatchbook announced its premier partnership with footwear and apparel supply chain expert FMNII to transform the footwear and apparel industry. The goal of this partnership is to help footwear […]