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Intentia: Stepping Out With Fashion and Style Part One: Characteristics and Trends of the Fashion Industry
So your software vendor says that they can do fashion. You better make sure that the software features go far beyond styles, colors, and sizes. The requirements

factors affecting fashion industry  influenced by the special factors of fashion. In other words, you may want to have a constant stock of men's white dress shirts but will make to-order shirts in less popular colors. Difficulties in Managing the Supply Chain One thing that should become increasingly obvious when working in the fashion industry is that the supply chain is extremely complex and difficult to manage, even with the use of automated tools. There are likely to be all possible combinations of components manufactured by your own

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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factors affecting fashion industry  segment. The principal competitive factors affecting the market include speed of implementation; price; knowledge of the industry and its related distribution channels; core technology; an ability to integrate and interoperate with existing technology; and the financial capacity of the respective vendors. Competition is Notable—And Diverse The market for such products is intensely competitive, subject to rapid technological change, and significantly affected by the new product introductions and other Read More

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Case Study: Fetco Home Decor


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Case Study: Natural Factors


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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of September 3, 2012


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