Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Centric Software hosts customer advisory board meeting
Centric Software hosts customer advisory board meeting
01
Oct '09
Chris Groves, CEO
Chris Groves, CEO
Centric Software hosted a fashion and consumer goods Customer Advisory Board meeting last week in New York, New York.

The event included executives from Centric and their customers for a series roundtable discussions focused on issues facing the fashion and fast-moving consumer goods industries. Leaders from retail, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers were among the Centric customer companies that participated in the event.

"Centric provided a forum for networking and sharing ideas that have real impact to my business," said Nicolas Thibault, exclusive brands business unit manager for INTERSPORT France. "Over the course of the two days, we focused on challenges and trends we see within our industry. We were also able to influence the roadmap of Centric solutions to ensure we achieve our future goals."

Discussion topics at Centric's Customer Advisory Board meeting included:
- Challenges and concerns faced by fashion and fast-moving consumer goods companies.
- Best practices in several critical operational areas, including successful PLM system implementations to assure high user adoption and quick return on investment.
- Best practices in global sourcing for effective private label programs.
- Managing product profitability to assure that new products achieve gross margin objectives.
- Proposed future directions for Centric product capabilities.

"Our success is dependent on our ability to deliver a high business value to the customers we serve in the fashion and fast-moving consumer goods markets," said Chris Groves, Centric's chief executive officer. "Our Customer Advisory Board forum assures that we keep our focus true to the needs of our customers, and continue delivering the technologies that meet their requirements, now and in the future."

Centric Software is a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions for apparel, footwear, accessories and other fast-moving consumer goods industries. Centric 8 allows companies to speed new products to market, drive margin improvement, and improve global collaboration and compliance.

Centric Software inc

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 6th Dec 2016

Garments, yarn export entitlement quota extended for 1 yr

Indian government has extended the export entitlement quota for...

Textiles | On 6th Dec 2016

Cash inflow will revive sales: Textile industry

The textile industry representatives are hopeful of revival of...

Courtesy: SIMA

Textiles | On 6th Dec 2016

Amma gave special attention for textile growth in TN: SIMA

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa paid special...

Interviews View All

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

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

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

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

Robert Brunner
Devereux

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

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

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
December 2016

December 2016

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search