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28 August, 2023

Triumph Looks to Centric Planning to Boost Business Transparency

Leading lingerie brand partners with Centric Software to speed time to market, improve forecasts and increase business agility   

CAMPBELL, Calif., 29 August, 2023Centric Software®, developer of an innovative product concept to launch platform and the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market-leader, proudly announces the expansion of its partnership with leading lingerie brand, Triumph Group (“Triumph”). Centric Software provides enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source, price and sell products such as fashion, footwear, luxury, outdoor, consumer electronics, cosmetics and food & beverage to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals.

One of the world’s leading intimate apparel companies, Triumph Group was founded in 1886 in Heubach, Germany and is 5th generation family owned. Triumph has been crafting lingerie and helping women look and feel their best for over 135 years. Triumph is truly an international company serving 20,000 wholesale customers and selling its products in more than 2,300 points of sale as well as via several e-commerce sites.

In 2022, Triumph made the strategic decision to replace its legacy Merchandise Planning solution to be more aligned with the sophistication and nuances of the scale of the company.

“We identified very specific and strategic marketing and business demands as well as wanting to increase transparency across the board,” explains Pedro Monteiro, Global Sales Planning Lead at Triumph. “We need a more robust solution, specifically covering the merchandise planning process. And it made sense for us to enter this new phase harnessing AI and machine learning technologies for forecasting.”

Monteiro and his team were familiar with Centric Software, as Triumph has been using Centric’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution since 2015. One of their criteria was to find a tool that could easily integrate with Centric PLM™ but ultimately Triumph selected Centric Planning™ for its innovative technology and user feedback.

“Centric’s expertise and the product capabilities were evident during the demo process,” says Monteiro. “We saw a superior planning technology solution and Centric customer referrals shared positive feedback including rapid deployment, high user adoption and quick, tangible business results. We also liked that Centric Planning was built for the omni-channel age.”

“It’s a tree of complexity we need to gather in one platform where information is transparent and we can leverage automation for planning tasks,” explains Monteiro. “With Centric Planning we expect to be far more agile in two key areas — forecast accuracy and time to market by speeding all aspects of the planning process and rapidly responding to market changes.”

“Our trick has been involving a core team representing all user groups since the beginning of the vendor selection process,” shares Monteiro. “We all have a clear strategic vision of what we want and expect in the future, and top-level management is heavily involved.”

“I’m expecting life to be easier,” says Monteiro. “My team and I are excited to be bringing new opportunities to the business and ushering in a transformational change.”

“We are thrilled that Triumph has deepened their partnership with us by selecting Centric Planning for their digital transformation goals,” says Chris Groves, CEO of Centric Software. “We look forward to their continued success and growth through this exciting phase.”

“Centric Software is pleased to recognize KIVALUE as a trusted partner for this implementation. KIVALUE has a track record of successful Centric Planning implementations in the fashion and retail sector. KIVALUE’s expert insights are instrumental in supporting our valued client, Triumph, on their journey toward achieving their strategic objectives.”

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Triumph Group (

Triumph has been crafting lingerie for over 130 years, ensuring women look and feel their best. Since 1886 Triumph has understood that with perfectly fitting lingerie comes the feeling of true support, empowering women every day, all over the world. Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies.

It enjoys a presence in over 80 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 20,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in more than 2,300 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group is a member of the amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (amfori BSCI).


Centric Software® ( 

From its headquarters in Silicon Valley, Centric Software provides a product concept to launch platform for consumer goods such as fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor, consumer electronics, cosmetics & personal care and food & beverage. Centric Software’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Centric PLMTM, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, quality and product portfolio optimization innovations specifically for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric Visual BoardsTM offer highly visual, touch-screen experiences for collaboration and decision-making. Centric PlanningTM is an innovative, cloud-native, augmented-intelligence solution delivering end-to-end retail planning to maximize retail and wholesale business performance.  Centric Market IntelligenceTM, is an AI-driven market insight platform for data-informed decision-making on pricing and product assortments to maximize revenue and margins. Among many other market-driven innovations, Centric Software is widely known for its connectivity to dozens of other enterprise systems, including ERP, DAM, PIM, e-com and more, in addition to creative tools such as Adobe® Illustrator, a host of 3D CAD connectors and sustainability tools, such as HIGG. Centric Software has the highest user adoption rate, customer satisfaction rate and fastest time to value in the industry.

Centric Software is a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the world leader in 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and PLM solutions.

Centric Software has received multiple industry awards and recognition, including being named by Red Herring to its Top 100 Global list several times. Centric Software also received five excellence awards from Frost & Sullivan over the past decade and 4 excellence awards from Just Style.

Centric Software is a registered trademark of Centric Software, Inc. in the US and other countries. Centric PLM, Centric Planning, Centric Market Intelligence and Centric Visual Boards are trademarks of Centric Software, Inc. All third-party trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. 

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