Fashion and Apparel Denim brands and retailers

Transform Owned, Licensed and Private Label Product Go To Market with Centric PLM™ and Centric Retail Planning

Get closer to consumers. Expand product lines and sizes. Optimize omnichannel planning and sales.

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Differentiate, Deliver Fast and Optimize COGS for Denim

Denim brands make an increasing number of products, as styles and sizes expand to fit a wider range of customer body types in different regions. Distribution channels are growing, labor and materials costs are rising, and consumers want brands to be environmentally friendly too.

Denim companies must design and deliver new, on-trend and classic styles, fast. In a demanding market, maintaining brand integrity via clear differentiation in product, fit and quality is critical.

Centric PLM and Centric Retail Planning boost efficiency, creativity and speed for denim brands and retailers, reducing time to market, enhancing strategic decision-making, optimizing inventory allocation to boost sell-through and improving quality control.

Streamline communication and collaboration

Give internal and external teams access to reliable, centralized, actionable and up-to-date product development information from planning to concept to retail.

Boost efficiency and communication across every part of the planning and product lifecycle. With Centric PLM, Mustang cut time searching for product info by 30%.

Collaborate with suppliers to get better, more profitable products to market quickly.

Read the Mustang Success Story

Develop new collections faster and smarter

Fully align collection development with financial planning. Cost products quickly and accurately using actual and historical data in detailed ‘what-if’ scenarios.

Create Bills of Materials (BOMs) and tech packs easily with accessible and accurate style, color, fabric and trim data from material libraries.

Make sampling smarter, cost-effective and more sustainable with integrated 3D design features.

Leverage data from integrated, mobile PLM

Easily integrate PLM and Retail Planning with ERP, e-commerce and other enterprise systems to leverage data throughout the business and streamline workflows.

Use PLM-connected mobile apps to capture feedback, comments, orders and more during supplier meetings, retail presentations and sample reviews.

Collaborate on the move and get more done with the same resources. Silver Jeans Co. reduced production time by 10% by implementing Centric PLM.

Control costs and improve product margins

Control costs, gain visibility to foresee supply chain issues and maximize product margins with what-if scenarios, rapid supplier comparisons and tighter supplier collaboration.

Roll up all trim styles and material quantities required to negotiate better costs and meet MOQs.

Use realistic sales estimates, deep insights from augmented intelligence and bottom-up/top-down planning to finalize order commitments earlier and adjust stock allocation in-season.

Build transparent sustainability and compliance

Improve supply chain visibility to reassure customers with transparent and accurate data on materials, labor practices and waste.

Reduce physical samples with 3D prototyping and reduce re-work and overstocking to meet sustainability and emissions targets.

Set supplier scorecards to track compliance, sustainability, product quality, delivery and responsiveness.

Focus on creating the right product for the right channel

Attract talent and unleash creativity with innovative tools. Free design teams from admin to focus on creating great collections for multiple distribution channels.

Anticipate demand and ensure the right products are produced, then distributed through the right channels at the right time to maximize sell-through.

Supplier portal facilitates collaboration and co-creation. Mustang cut questions from suppliers after tech pack distribution by 30% with Centric PLM.

Our Solutions

Discover what makes Centric Software® innovations so unique

  • Centric PLM

    ‘Single source of truth’ PLM to boost productivity and collaboration with streamlined workflows from concept to retail. Flexible, scalable, user-friendly and modular solution with connected mobile apps, constantly updated to respond to market challenges and incorporate industry best practices.

    Centric PLM
  • Centric Retail Planning

    Available as a standalone solution or integrated with PLM. Manage assortments, maximize product margins and improve sell-through with 6 powerful modules that orchestrate end-to-end go-to-market planning and product execution.

  • Mobile and Social Connectivity


    • PLM-connected mobile apps enable teams to collaborate on the move. Even work in PLM from Slack, Teams and other social chat platforms.

    • Fit Review app transforms fit sessions with the ability to view and sort reviewed styles and enter measurements and comments live, directly into PLM.

    • Streamline the processes that protect your brand identity and assure quality with 2D and 3D Sample Review apps and the Quality Management module.
  • Centric 3D Connect

    Enable CAD designers to work in leading 3D CAD solutions like SOLIDWORKS, Browzwear, AutoCAD and many more with access to PLM libraries and then push 3D files back to PLM. Cut waste with virtual sampling, streamline sample reviews and market photo-realistic products to gauge demand before production.

  • Adobe® Illustrator Connect

    Enable design and product development teams to access creative, technical and production details from PLM while working in Adobe® Illustrator. Creative teams sketch, access materials and colors and start building BOMs in a familiar design environment,freeing them to focus on creating amazing products.

  • Centric VIP

    Intuitive, visual digital workspaces where teams connect from anywhere to take collaborative, actionable decisions. Includes the Concept Board to drive ideation, Merchandising Board to optimize assortment planning and Buying Boards to transform assortment presentation and maximize sales.

    Centric VIP Digital Boards
  • Agile Deployment℠

    Centric’s unique Agile Deployment methodology immediately realizes tangible benefits with rapid implementation and the fastest ROI in the industry. Quick Start packages get lean versions of PLM up and running remotely in days not months to seamlessly connect teams and respond to market disruption.

    Quick Start and Agile Deployment℠
  • Centric SMB

    Manage product development better as your business grows and expand your emerging emterprise’s retail and international presence with our SaaS cloud-based PLM for small-medium businesses. Configure PLM to suit your needs and easily move to the full version of Centric PLM as your business evolves.

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Centric PLM Centric VIP Digital Boards Quick Start and Agile Deployment℠

Find out more about why Centric is a great fit for denim brands, retailers and manufacturers

Centric is the market leader

12,500+ Brands Trust Centric PLM
700+ Companies
99% Customer Retention Rate

Make better a reality. Boost speed, power creativity and manage complexity in your denim business. Learn how in just 60 minutes.