Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Lectra hosts Fashion PLM event in France
Lectra hosts Fashion PLM event in France
15
Jun '15
Lectra, a developer of integrated technology solutions for industries using soft materials like fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, recently hosted a Lectra Fashion PLM event in France.

According to a Lectra press release, this event focused on how PLM can be a catalyst for change by helping companies transform their business model in the ever-changing fashion industry.

“The event provided deep insight into fashion market evolutions and demonstrated how Lectra’s solutions allow companies to stay ahead of a constantly changing market,” it said.

The two-day event brought together major top fashion brands from around the world at Lectra’s International Advanced Technology & Conference Centre.

They explored opportunities in successfully implementing organisation and processes transformation to improve overall performance with Lectra’s expertise, change management methodology and technology.

Edouard Macquin, executive vice president (Sales) at Lectra said, “Managing change and transformation in the fashion industry is all about anticipating market needs.

“Our mission at Lectra is to make fashion companies ready for the future,” he added.

Insight on the latest market trends in the fashion industry was also given by the online fashion trend forecasting agency WGSN (UK).

Kim Mannino, director of Trend Services at WGSN, highlighted three global brand and retail trends; mass personalisation, fast laning and elevated engagement.

“In the ever-changing fashion environment, time is the new luxury and so it is important to understand consumers and anticipate how they will consume tomorrow,” Mannino too said.

‘The world has changed, so has business’ was another theme, discussed during the event by industry experts and also a Chinese fast fashion company Peacebird.

Emphasis on the theme was placed on how fashion companies need to re-evaluate the way they bring product to market and manage change.

“Change in the fashion industry is exponential, organisations have to speed up operations and rethink the way teams work together,” Gian Mario Borney, senior strategy advisor at Ambrosetti, Italy observed.

He too added, “So that products reach consumers and stores faster and PLM can help companies face these challenges.”

“We really believe Lectra Fashion PLM can help us manage tight schedules and ensure cost saving and smooth collaboration to face the challenges of global expansion,” Carlos Lopera, CIO at Offcorss said.

During the event, attendees also had the opportunity to exchange with fellow industry professionals and Lectra experts about best practices.

During PLM demonstration sessions and a workshop, they learned how to optimise the collection development process and how to better manage and sustain change. (AR)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 19th Sep 2017

Karl Mayer expands service operations in Asia

Karl Mayer, a world leader in the production of warp knitting and...

Textiles | On 19th Sep 2017

Welspun bags Made in Green label by Oeko-Tex

Welspun, a leading home textiles manufacturer, has been awarded Made...

Courtesy: SGS

Textiles | On 19th Sep 2017

SGS expands testing facilities in Naucalpan, Mexico

SGS has expanded testing facilities in Naucalpan, Mexico, creating a...

Interviews View All

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

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...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

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

September 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
74.5%
No
12.8%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.7%
No
25.5%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.2%
No
6.4%
Skip
6.4%

Total Votes: 47

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
70.2%
No
10.6%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 47


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search