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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.

    Texprocess 2019: where digitalisation, connectivity and sustainability came together

    More individual, more flexible, more sustainable, faster: the processing of fashionwear, apparel and textiles for the upholstery sector and automotive industry is changing rapidly. And, at Texprocess in Frankfurt am Main, the sector presented itself in all its dynamism. From 14 to 17 May 2019, 317 exhibitors from 34 countries (2017: 312 from 35 countries[1]) […]

    DeSL Sponsors ASBCI Garment Costing Technical Seminar

    DeSL is set to speak at ASBCI Garment Costing technical seminar on the third of July in Nottingham, United Kingdom. (San Francisco Bay Area, California, June 21, 2019) Discover e-Solutions Ltd. (DeSL) is the leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management software and Color Lifecycle Management™ solutions for the fashion, apparel, textile, and footwear sectors. Association […]

    Finding the perfect match: In-store product recommendations just got a whole lot smarter

    London, UK, 19/06/2019 — Retail software specialists, Detego, have presented their ground-breaking methodology for in-store product recommendations, helping bring the same quality of cross-selling over from e-commerce and into the physical store. The new AI-based recommendation engine will enable retailers to provide personalized product suggestions utilizing data unique to store locations and point of sale […]

    X-Rite Announces i1Pro 3 Plus Color Profiling Device for Imaging, Print and Textiles

    New i1Pro 3 Plus delivers production calibration and color profiling capabilities for the widest range of industrial print applications, including wide- and grand-format, digital textiles, ceramics, and backlit film printing. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 18, 2019 – X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, announce the new i1Pro 3 Plus, a spectral color measurement […]

    La Maison Simons Innovates with Centric PLM

    Canadian retailer transforms planning and buying with Centric Software PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., 18 June, 2019– La Maison Simons, the leading Canadian fashion retailer, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and […]

    swatchbook partners with Foundry to deliver innovative software and workflow solutions

    Native support for Colorway from inside the swatchbook platform as the first deliverable New York , NY, June 17, 2019 – swatchbook, inc., the designers and makers of the cloud-based material lifecycle management platform swatchbook and Foundry, the leading developer of creative software for the Digital Design, Media and Entertainment industries, today announce their software […]

    Alpha Design Group Chooses Visual Next PLM & End2End Fashion Software Suite

    Montreal, QC – June 11th, 2019 – Visual Next, the leading provider of world-class End2End software solutions for the fashion, footwear, accessories, and uniform industries, announced a new partnership with California based JB Britches / Alpha Design Group. Founded in 1978, JB Britches dba ADG manufactures and distributes fine quality menus and boy’s apparel & accessories and has made […]

    Gerber Technology Makes a Huge Leap in 3D Technology for Pattern Designers with AccuMark® 12.1 Release

    Strengthening End-to-End Data Integration for Speed, Quality and Repeatability  TOLLAND, CONN., USA, June 11, 2019–Gerber Technology announces the release of AccuMark 3D version 12.1. The most trusted name in fashion software is empowering users to virtually visualize a design concept quickly. This enables them to make real-time design iterations, reduce their sampling time, and integrate […]

    KEEN Kicks Future into High Gear with Centric PLM

    CAMPBELL, Calif., 11 June, 2019 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, KEEN. KEEN, an outdoor lifestyle brand based in Portland, Oregon, was founded in 2003 on the strength of the rugged hybrid Newport sandal. The company has expanded its categories to kids, boots, bags, work gear […]

    PTC Announces Intelligent Apparel Manufacturing Initiative, Extending the Reach of its Brand-To-Factory Strategy

    BOSTON – June. 6, 2019 —PTC is proud to announce the Intelligent Apparel Manufacturing (IAM) initiative. A response to the acute pressures placed on brand and retail businesses by today’s fast-paced, hyper-competitive market, the IAM initiative is designed to transform the way products are sourced and manufactured – across fashion and apparel. Conceived in partnership with […]

    Siplec Chooses Centric PLM

    French retail powerhouse selects Centric Software PLM to streamline operations CAMPBELL, Calif., 4 June, 2019 – Siplec, the company that handles the supply of manufactured products for retailer E.Leclerc, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve […]

    PTC Reaffirms Retail PLM Leadership Position with Record Growth in User Numbers

    Providing further evidence of its market-leading position in the global retail PLM market, PTC has published its latest FlexPLM user numbers in the WhichPLM Buyer’s Guide 2019. PTC is significantly ahead of its closest competitor, with 185,000+ users worldwide, and 20% year-on-year growth. BOSTON – June 3, 2019 — PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is proud to reveal […]

    DEVIL-DOG Dungarees Brought Back to Life Thanks to Gerber Technology’s Integrated Software Solutions

    Building a strong foundation for success thanks to Gerber’s AccuMark® and YuniquePLM® TOLLAND, CONN., USA, May30, 2019 – When General Sportwear, a Gerber customer for over 30 years, decided to develop and produce its own brand, Gerber’s innovative CAD and PLM software was instrumental to its creation. Gerber’s reliable product lifecycle management software, YuniquePLM, and industry-leading […]

    Gerber Technology Makes On-Demand Fashion Real with the Waldrip Collection

    Takes Concepts through Design, Printing, and Cutting With Industry 4.0 Agility  TOLLAND, CONN., USA, May 28, 2019 – It’s challenging for a designer to compete and maintain pace with the speed of change in fashion today. Many are dependent upon traditional development cycles, supporting creativity but slow in moving from inspiration to finished garment. This model has […]

    HRH The Duke of Gloucester unveils centenary sculpture at SATRA

    ‘No Compromise’ sculpture by Martyn Steele 23rd May 2019 – SATRA formally recognised its centenary today with a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester and the unveiling of a specially commissioned external sculpture designed to represent 100 years of research and testing. After being welcomed by SATRA’s chairman, Stephen Etheridge, His Royal […]