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SAP Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting
With a heavy heart, in 1999, SAP had to go back to the drawing board, to do a thorough redesign of its erstwhile ill-reputed Apparel & Footwear Solution (AFS

fashion outfitting  niche, like Intentia's Movex Fashion and Datatex' TIM ( Textile Integrated Management ) are still creating a uniform global brand recognition outside Europe, while former JBA International's System21 Style has lost much of its identity due to its new parent, Geac 's own troubles of late, and while J.D. Edwards ' products capabilities have not been sufficient to take advantage of SAP's tarnished image in this particular situation. The AFS example, may on the other hand illustrate how serious and

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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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