Cache Cache China Selects Centric Software PLM, becomes first Centric customer in China
Centric Software Signs First Customer in China
Cache Cache China begins immediate implementation of PLM software
LOS GATOS, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 – Cache Cache China has selected Centric Software, Inc., for its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, making it Centric’s first customer in China.
Cache Cache China, which offers modern, fashionable women’s ready-to-wear apparel, footwear and accessories, will implement the Centric 8 PLM software for retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods for all of its product lines. The company will use Centric’s PLM software to develop its collections for the more than 900 stores it operates in China. Deployment will begin immediately.
“The innovative Centric PLM software is an excellent solution for Cache Cache China,” says Sandrine Woirnesson, vice president of finance, IT and corporate governance for Cache Cache China. “The software’s scalability, along with the fact that it is designed for the specific needs of the apparel industry, will allow Cache Cache China to continue its fast-growth strategy.”
Expected benefits include enhanced collaboration throughout product development teams, and improved visibility for better go/no-go product decision-making, according to Woirnesson. “The Centric 8 solution will accelerate efficiency and speed to market for the Cache Cache China collections.”
“Cache Cache China is an innovative, fast-growing organization with which Centric can partner well,” says Chris Groves, president and CEO of Centric. The company will rapidly begin to reap benefits from Centric’s out-of-the box, configurable solution and Agile DeploymentSM methodology, he adds. “Our partnership with Cache Cache China and expansion into the Chinese market are exciting steps for Centric’s growing worldwide presence.”
Cache Cache China (www.cache-cache.cn)
Cache Cache China offers modern, fashionable and accessible women’s ready-to-wear apparel. Offering Chinese customers localized international fashion choices, the brand is noted for its playful spirit. The fast-growing company, based in Shanghaï, opened its first store in China in 2005. Today, Cache Cache China operates more than 900 stores.
Cache Cache China is part of the Group Beaumanoir, a worldwide fashion group with six ready-to-wear brands and over 2,000 points of sale in more than 40 countries. Headquartered in Saint-Malo, France, the Group posted €1.316 billion in revenues in 2012.
Centric Software, Inc. (www.centricsoftware.com)
Centric Software is a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software for retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies. The Centric 8 PLM suite delivers easy-to-use functionality to manage critical, inseparable business processes, including product development, sourcing, business planning, quality management and collection management. Centric 8 implements and delivers value rapidly using an Agile DeploymentSM methodology. Centric received the Frost & Sullivan 2012 Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Retail, Fashion and Apparel Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Red Herring named Centric to its North America and Global Top 100 lists for 2013. WhichPLM recognized Centric as the overall PLM market leader for fashion in its 2012-2013 Annual Review.
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