Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / INTERSPORT France deploys Centric Apparel Suite PLM
INTERSPORT France deploys Centric Apparel Suite PLM
30
Sep '08
Centric Software, a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions for fast moving consumer goods industries, today announced that INTERSPORT France, member of INTERSPORT INTERNATIONAL Corporation (IIC) has purchased Centric's Apparel Suite PLM solution and completed initial implementation.

INTERSPORT France is using Centric Apparel Suite to assure the reliability of information to suppliers in its exclusive brands (private label) group, thus speeding and improving the quality of the sample development process and in turn the delivery of its exclusive brand collections to stores.

“To get our collections into stores on schedule, we must have definitive samples, or the entire season's delivery schedule can be affected,” said Nicolas Thibault, exclusive brands business unit manager at INTERSPORT France. “Yet valuable time was being lost as we went back and forth with the suppliers, answering questions or requesting changes, because we provided inconsistent information in our technical design files.”

The INTERSPORT Group also selected Centric to increase efficiencies in a number of ways. For example, since design information is now centralized, when a product manager is out of the office, the assistant can access the files, answer questions, and keep the process moving forward.

Despite these potential benefits, INTERSPORT demanded the right sort of PLM system, Mr. Thibault explains. “I have experience with a number of other PLM systems, and I did not believe they were right for our team. Centric's system is surprisingly easy to use and easy to implement. Currently, as we progress through our implementation, the feedback from our product managers and suppliers has been very positive, and we expect the system to help us successfully reach our business objectives.”

“INTERSPORT France shrewdly realized that not all PLM systems are created equal,” said Chris Groves, president and CEO of Centric Software. “An easy-to-use, rapidly implemented PLM system like Centric's Apparel Suite, which is designed specifically to meet the requirements of the apparel and fashion industries, will speed product lines to market, help reduce costs and improve margins, and improve the efficiency of valuable product managers and other staff. We're pleased to welcome INTERSPORT France as a Centric customer.”

Centric Software


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Govt constitutes GST Feedback and Action Room

The Government of India has constituted a Feedback and Action Room...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

India’s cotton textile exports fell in FY17: Tamta

The overall export of cotton textiles from India declined in 2016-17...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Stella McCartney, Bolt Threads partner for eco fashion

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has partnered with Bolt Threads for ...

Interviews View All

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

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

Smith Vaghasia
Sanado India

Online remains the best destination for shopping

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

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

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

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

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

July 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

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

Yes No

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

Yes No

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


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



X