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New release of TXT PLM solution now available

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Enriched workflow, advanced image management and extended mobile capabilities the main enhancements of TXTPLM 3.0

TXT e-solutions, a leading international provider of integrated and collaborative planning solutions announce immediate availability of release 3.0 of TXTPLM.

Based on Microsoft technology and specifically designed for the Fashion & Retail industry, TXTPLM integrates all PLM requirements in one solution: it extends from core PLM capabilities such as Creative Design, Collection Development and Costing to Supplier collaboration, Sourcing and Merchandise Planning.

Version 3.0 delivers further enhanced capabilities in the areas of:

  • Calendar and Workflow management: hierarchical structures can be applied to each process (e.g. collections, styles, materials, colorways) and progress monitored at any level of the hierarchy by means of advanced filtering, graphical and analytical views. Global visibility and fine control span any activity, critical component, role in the collection lifecycle.
  • Extended integration with Microsoft tools:  featuring a Microsoft SharePoint user interface and natively integrated with Microsoft Excel, TXTPLM 3.0 seamlessly integrates with Microsoft PowerPoint simplifying the creation of storyboards in the midst of fast innovation.
  • Advanced image management:  This latest release allows TXTPLM customers to take advantage of new advanced image browsing and visualization features (galleries, filmstrip views, slide show), as well as advanced zooming capabilities. Analysis of the collection can be performed visually, by images, filtering and comparing by any selected attribute.

With TXTPLM 3.0 the convergence with mobile technologies is ever stronger; Users access their data easily, in a visual way, through their Windows 8 slates and maintain complete visibility over the collection lifecycle at each phase.

Collections books are now accessible on the move and even more importantly are updated on-demand, granting a perfect control of the collection development directly in the hands of the users. The heavy use of images and the easy touch navigation deliver dynamic access to the right information; off line capabilities and data synchronization features allow for continued productivity.

Riccardo Proni VP Product Strategy & Development at TXT explains “Release 3.0 not only delivers new levels of intuitiveness but it is differentiated in the marketplace for its extended convergence with mobile. The scope goes beyond the collection design and inspiration phases –capturing ideas remotely and input into storyboarding – providing key users and managers with easy, continuous control over the collection progress. The whole process is streamlined; time to market is further reduced”.

TXTPLM capitalizes on over 15 years’ experience in the field. TXT accounts over 150 PLM customers representing many of the leading Fashion brands and retailers on a global scale.

About TXT

TXT e-solutions is a leading provider of integrated and collaborative planning solutions for the Retail, Fashion and Consumer driven sectors. The product suite combines planning and intelligence supporting all strategic business processes, including Integrated Retail Planning, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Sales & Operations Planning and Supplier Collaboration.

The company is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (TXT.MI) and has over 500 employees and more than 450 customers worldwide. These represent many of the leading global retailers and consumer-driven organizations, including: Aeropostale, Arcadia, Auchan, Columbia, Desigual, Findus, Galderma, Geox, Guess, Levi Strauss & Co., Louis Vuitton Malletier, Steve Madden and Tesco.

Headquarters are in Milan, with offices throughout Italy, France, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, TXT has also several partners worldwide.

For more information: www.txtgroup.com

 For Further Details Please Contact:

TXT e-solutions

Sharon Tilly

Tel. +44 (0) 1740 665040

sharon.tilly@txtgroup.com

Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.