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PLM for Apparel 2016: A Fresh Look at PLM Technology, Role and Realism is Underway

06/01/2016 - As companies move to refresh or replace existing functionality, assess and alter the role of the PLM discipline in their companies, and still manage within the touchy global economic environment that is our reality, they must do so with an awareness of the digital business evolution and its still-unfolding promise that social, mobile, cloud, and business analytics hold for doing business differently.

Retail Intelligence:

INFOGRAM: Getting In Front of the Customer in a Complex Omnichannel Environment

06/01/2016 - At the heart of a successful customer engagement initiative is a thorough understanding of the customer – who they are, where, when, and how they shop and what they shop for.

What's Next for RFID in Retail?

06/01/2016 - Early adopters are already looking to the next big RFID-enabled commerce leap, which will further transform the retail industry.  
PLUS: Vendor Viewpoint – Interview with Anurag Nagpal, Director of RFID Solutions, Checkpoint Systems

Supply Chain: Case Study:

Rockport Finds New Comfort Zone with SAP Fashion Management

06/01/2016 - The comfort-shoe company is rolling out a suite of SAP solutions to bring IT into the modern era — and capture the modern Millennial shopper, too.
PLUS: Vendor Viewpoint – Interview with Brian Minnix, SVP and General Manager – Americas, attune Consulting

Research and Reports:

Integrated PLM: Could It Be the Answer for Your Business?

06/01/2016 - Making the Business Case for Native Integration

There are many compelling reasons to take a look at product lifecycle management (PLM) functionality that is engineered into an enterprise solution.

Using IT to Build an Emotional Brand Connection

06/01/2016 - Apparel and fashion companies need an IT framework that is flexible and futureproof as they work to nurture an emotional brand connection with consumers around the world.


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