just-style's hub is an ideal platform for Dassault to drive global brand awareness and expand our leadership position in the market for retail, footwear and apparel PLM solutions. Having worked with just-style previously, we are proud to be supporting this launch as a gold sponsor.
Bromsgrove, UK (PRWEB) January 15, 2009
Aimed at executives and decision makers working within apparel, textile and footwear organisations, the new PLM (product lifecycle management) hub will provide a host of information regarding PLM software and how this increasingly popular process can, and is, being used within the global fashion industry.
The launch of just-style's PLM hub is timely. With the economies of Western markets slowing rapidly, retailers and brand owners are under pressure to offer a steady flow of new fashions to entice consumers into stores, boost full price sales, and cut risk by tying up smaller inventories in smaller collections.
It's a complicated balancing act, but one that is undoubtedly helped by PLM technology. PLM enables apparel, and footwear firms to manage these rapid response times, constant order changes and short product lifecycles across complex global supply chains. In short, it gives them a competitive edge, at a time when they need it most.
Leonie Barrie, managing editor of just-style said: "By bringing together the latest information on PLM products, developments, applications and roll-outs specifically for clothing and footwear firms, just-style's PLM hub should be the first destination for companies wanting to see how this technology can give them a boost."
From a dedicated website, the PLM hub will use just-style's existing network of journalists, analysts and contributors to provide news and analysis on a regular basis and as a free-to-view service.
The information available includes an introduction to PLM, the latest news and company announcements, PLM white papers and information guides, interviews and profiles along with a complete PLM directory.
The PLM directory contains a complete listing of global PLM software vendors, consultants, media and events. The directory can be used to discover which software is most suitable for a specific application, along with complete company description and contact details.
There are many global suppliers of PLM systems, but the launch of just-style's hub is being supported by five of the leading vendors, namely Dassault Systèmes, PTC, Centric Software, Lawson and Lectra.
John Squire, vice president of marketing for Dassault Systèmes' ENOVIA brand said: "just-style's hub is an ideal platform for Dassault to drive global brand awareness and expand our leadership position in the market for retail, footwear and apparel PLM solutions. Having worked with just-style previously, we are proud to be supporting this launch as a gold sponsor."
Matthew Austin from PTC said: "PTC is at the forefront of PLM software solutions. just-style is a leader in providing business information. So, by being a gold sponsor of this innovative buyers guide, PTC is able to continue building relationships within the global apparel industry."
To view the latest PLM news and white papers, to find out more about PLM companies and to sign up for the monthly newsletter visit the PLM buyers' guide.
About the PLM hub
The PLM hub is a dedicated information portal for the latest news, announcements and company information related to PLM software within the global apparel, footwear and textile industries.
By providing a host of information, the PLM hub will enlighten industry executives and decision makers to how PLM can, and is being used within the global fashion industry.
Since 1999, http://www.just-style.com has developed into the leading and most respected apparel / textile industry trade site globally. The site's unique news and research content is produced and sourced via a dedicated editorial team, worldwide network of correspondents and content partnerships. In addition, the just-style research store provides instant access to over 4,000 market research reports.