Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Urban Outfitters goes live with TradeStone's PLM solution
Urban Outfitters goes live with TradeStone's PLM solution
19
Dec '13
TradeStone Software, delivering Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering and delivery of retail goods, announced that Urban Outfitters has gone live with TradeStone’s PLM solution.

TradeStone’s MLM software suite serves as a global platform that simplifies and manages all aspects of design, development and delivery for the retailer’s 3,000+ supplier community and estimated 800 internal users.

The enhanced visibility, communication and collaboration that TradeStone has provided Urban Outfitters has enabled them to be more agile, increase productivity and deliver more innovative and on-trend items to stores.

Urban Outfitters is utilizing TradeStone’s PLM solution to manage color, material and artwork libraries, define color palettes, specify product construction details and packaging, develop Bills of Materials, track samples and build technical specifications.

TradeStone PLM is replacing the retailer’s Web PDM solution, bridging the gap that previously existed between the design team and the other teams using TradeStone to develop the retailer’s novel and distinctive fashion, footwear and accessories.

Urban Outfitters has now deployed the full TradeStone Merchandise Lifecycle Management suite including PLM, Collaborative Sourcing, Order Management, Global Trade Management, Supplier Community Management and Business Intelligence.

Supporting Quotes:

“TradeStone is one of our more strategic technologies in helping us to deliver value to our company, customers and Wall Street,” said Mike Sparks, Director, Supply Chain Systems, Urban Outfitters.

“In terms of the PLM roll-out, our users are enthusiastic about its fun, easy and intuitive approach which has driven adoption to high levels across our design community. Among our standard users – TradeStone is simply known as THE global platform that enables them to do their jobs more efficiently and focus on what matters most – being creative and delivering designs that are setting the trends for tomorrow.”

“We’re very proud of the partnership with Urban Outfitters and the benefits that are being seen as the system continues to gain wider adoption among their thousands of users worldwide,” said Sue Welch, CEO, TradeStone Software. “Urban Outfitters stands out as a key example of the importance of a single platform that brings together global users for one common goal – delivering the most innovative products to market, at record speeds.”

About TradeStone Software, Inc.

TradeStone Software helps retailers, brand manufacturers and suppliers increase market share and improve margins through the use of Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering and delivery of their private label and branded goods.

TradeStone Software

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

TEA expects budget to upscale textile skill industry

The Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) has requested the Central...

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Bangladesh could earn $60 billion in exports by 2021

Bangladesh is expected to earn over $60 billion in exports by the...

Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Govt to help Tangaliya weavers purchase looms: Irani

Government of India will facilitate Tangaliya weavers in purchase of...

Interviews View All

Angelina Francesca Cheang
MY ANJE

'Consumers in the age-group 21 to 38 are driving the activewear trend'

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search