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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. 

    Lectra appoints Olivier du Chesnay as Chief Financial Officer

    Paris, September 19, 2017 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather,technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier du Chesnay to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Lectra since May 2013, Olivier du Chesnay was already supervising management control, statutory consolidation […]

    Huckberry Begins New Adventure with Centric SMB

    Outdoor lifestyle company Huckberry adopts Centric Software PLM for SMB to boost efficiency and support private label growth CAMPBELL, Calif., September 19, 2017 – Huckberry, the men’s lifestyle company based in San Francisco, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, […]

    Centre for Fashion Enterprise’s Manufacturers Trade Show Relocates to Textile Forum

    The Centre for Fashion Enterprise(CFE), based at London College of Fashion, UAL is relocating its Manufacturers Trade Show so that it runs alongside luxury fashion fabric show, Textile Forum, at One Marylebone, London, from 11-12 October 2017. “The two shows will provide designers with an unrivalled opportunity to source quality fabric and garment manufacturing under one […]

    Lectra Awarded ‘Showcase for the Industry of the Future’ Label

    Paris, September 14, 2017 – The Industry of the Future Alliance (AIF) has awarded Lectra with their ‘Showcase for the Industry of the Future’ label for demonstrating the criteria exemplarity, innovation and commitment. This certification is given to companies who have concretely developed a ground-breaking project to organize their production by leveraging the potential of […]

    Yourmoon Rises with Centric Software PLM

    Home textiles manufacturer for Chinese and international markets uses Centric PLM to support brand transformation CAMPBELL, Calif., 12th Sept, 2017 – Yourmoon, a Chinese manufacturer of home textiles for domestic and international retailers, has gone live with Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and […]

    Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio with RosMould

    Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair’s owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, part of the Messe Frankfurt Group. As Dmitry Sorokorensky, Managing Director of Moldexpo LLC, explains: “Russia […]

    PTC to Move Global Headquarters to Boston Seaport

    NEEDHAM, Mass. – September 7, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced plans to move its global headquarters to 121 Seaport in Boston’s Seaport District. In so doing, PTC will bring more than 1,000 employees and a 30-year heritage of technology innovation to the site of the nation’s first-ever Innovation District. “There are few places in the world that can […]

    ASICS Runs at Full Speed with Centric Software PLM

    Japanese sports brand company reports enhanced speed, communication and efficiency after implementing Centric PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., September 6, 2017 – ASICS, the true sport performance brand, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution on time and on budget. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer […]

    MintModa Predicts Movement Towards the Casual, the Functional, the Artisanal and the Individual for NYFW Spring 2018

    World-Respected Trend Forecaster, Sharon Graubard, Predicts Athleisure Will Become a Fashion-Forward Category and a Renewed Interest in the Construct of Femininity New York, NY – September 5, 2017 – MintModa, provider of brand-centric trend forecasts for fashion and design-related industries releases its forecast for NYFW Spring 2018. Sharon Graubard, internationally recognized fashion forecaster, offers her […]

    IAF secures member benefits with leading textile publisher WTiN

    Leeds, UK, 24 August, 2017: The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has secured a partnership agreement with World Textile Information Network Ltd (WTiN), delivering members major savings on subscriptions to WTiN’s comprehensive textile information portal, WTiN.com. WTiN will offer a discount of 23% on new subscriptions to IAF members and associate members. In addition, new subscribers introduced […]

    KEEN, Inc. Gets in Step with Centric PLM

    Outdoor shoe brand selects Centric Software PLM to support rapid growth CAMPBELL, Calif., 24 August, 2017 – KEEN, Inc. (KEEN), the Portland, Oregon-based manufacturer and retailer of shoes, sandals, boots, bags and apparel, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, […]

    NGC Software Receives Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “SDCE 100” Award for Top Supply Chain Projects in 2017

    NGC is recognized as a winner for seventh consecutive year MIAMI—Aug. 23, 2017— Supply & Demand Chain Executive, a leading publication focusing on supply and demand chain transformation, has selected NGC Software, a leading provider of cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions, as a recipient of the SDCE 100 Award for 2017. NGC […]

    NA-KD Selects YuniquePLM Cloud to Manage Product Line, Enabling Trend-Setting Innovation

    TOLLAND, Conn., USA, AUG. 22, 2017 – With the advent of social media, new fashion companies are employing technology platforms to promote new trends and show how their styles are ahead of trend and are the next ‘big thing’. “Gerber Technology’s, YuniquePLM® Cloud will be the technology platform providing us with the tools to manage style […]

    PTC Appoints Technology Innovator Dr. Corinna Lathan to Its Board of Directors

    NEEDHAM, Mass. – August 17, 2017 – PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced the appointment of Dr. Corinna Lathan to its Board of Directors, effective August 15, 2017. Dr. Lathan is CEO, Co-Founder, and Board Chair of AnthroTronix, Inc., a biomedical engineering research and development company that creates diverse products in robotics, digital health, wearable technology, and augmented […]

    BJ’s Wholesale Club Selects First Insight

    Leading Warehouse Club to Use Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning to Assist with Buying Decisions PITTSBURGH – August 16, 2017 – First Insight, Inc., a technology company transforming how leading retailers make product investment and pricing decisions, today announced that BJ’s Wholesale Club, a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the United States, will […]