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Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Next Generation PLM for Fashion and Retail Arrives in India

Centric Software is pleased to announce that it is entering the Indian market, bringing market-leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions to local fashion, retail and consumer goods companies. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals.

PLM is the backbone technology for digital transformation initiatives driving business growth, agility and innovation. Now a must-have for brands and retailers, PLM is the foundation of product design & development from concept to retail and is critical for driving growth in the competitive global marketplace, streamlining operations and quickly getting innovative products to market.

“Across the world, buying behavior has changed and consumers expect more seasons per year and more new products per season. At the same time, competition has also intensified with the addition of many new brands and retailers, giving consumers greater choice than ever before,” says Fabrice Canonge, VP of Global Sales at Centric Software.  “With thousands of local and international brands and retailers active in India, companies increasingly need to offer more innovative products, quickly. Speed to market, market responsiveness and true collaborative sourcing are key to remaining competitive.”

Centric PLM addresses all of these challenges and more with intuitive, configurable, easy to use, mobile and cloud-based PLM software for businesses of all sizes. Combining the best of Silicon Valley innovations and industry best practices, Centric PLM is fast to deploy and provides a single actionable version of the truth for planning, design, development, sourcing, production and retail teams.

Centric Software will be joined by Simbus Technologies to celebrate the launch of Centric PLM in India with the PLM Revolution Roadshow Roundtable Series in Delhi, November 28, Mumbai November 30 and Bangalore December 4.

Simbus is a global retail and fashion technology consulting and solutions company that enables digital transformation for fashion brands and retailers by leveraging innovative technologies to modernize and transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.

“Simbus is delighted to join Centric for their launch events in India. The three-city tour will showcase Centric Software’s world-leading Centric PLM to the fast-growing Indian consumer goods and retail market to enable Indian companies to achieve digital transformation of their product innovation processes. Attendees at the events will learn how over 675 iconic fashion and retail brands harness the power of Centric PLM to become more agile and bring more innovative products to market faster to drive global business growth,” says Krishna Kumar, Managing Director of Simbus Technologies.

Live demos will show how Centric’s cloud-based PLM platform, over 15 mobile apps for PLM and Centric Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP) for touchscreen devices drive innovation at approximately 700 brands across the world.

“We are delighted to launch in India,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric Software. “Apparel and retail businesses face complex challenges that can be readily addressed with the right PLM innovations and partner. A modern, agile PLM solution is key for driving the digital transformation strategies that are needed in today’s challenging and competitive retail market.”

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