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Fashion and Apparel Luxury brands and retailers

Balance Innovation and Tradition with Centric Retail Planning and Centric PLM

Power creativity. Boost profitability. Never compromise on craftsmanship and quality. Stay close to consumers.

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Digitally Transform Luxury While Upholding Heritage

Exquisite detail, quality craftsmanship, unique materials and innovative product features are the hallmarks of luxury. Online shopping and the rise of emerging and niche brands creates more choice than ever before, and consumers now expect a personalized, seamless online and offline buying experience. Maintaining a focused collection reflecting brand DNA is imperative to brand longevity.

Centric Retail Planning and Centric PLM enable iconic luxury houses around the world to optimize product mix and pricing across all channels, bring high quality collections and products to market, create new experiences, drive creativity and boost the bottom line - without ever losing focus on the unrivalled workmanship that make luxury goods so captivating.

Free teams to focus on products and collections

Empower teams with digital tools that eliminate time-wasting work like searching for data, fixing errors, updating spreadsheets and playing with paper.

Embed efficiency and quality from financial planning to merchandise planning to product launch; manage retail and wholesale buys and inventory; leverage brand and industry best practices.

Liberate teams to focus on the material, design and production innovations aligned with your brand promise.

Streamlined processes speed time to retail

Find inspiration at a glance and quickly locate reusable attributes such as styles, colors, materials and trims in detailed product libraries.

Develop new collections efficiently. Turn deep analytical data from Retail Planning and visual data from digital boards and PLM into informed decision making and actionable insights.

Control operating and product margins with actionable data

Optimize financial, merchandise and in-season planning, product assortment and buying, wholesale planning and forecasting as well as store and vendor allocation and replenishment. Run what-if costing scenarios using real-time data.

Align entire value chain of suppliers or owned operations with comparisons and compliance and sustainability tracking. Enable consumer-facing transparency.

Optimize business performance with personalized dashboards and reports. Slice and dice data for unique insights leading to measurable execution.

Ensure quality of product design and execution

Easily and quickly access and update tech packs, technical data sheets, patterns and grading. Luxury brand Delvaux enters data 80% faster with Centric.

Eliminate costly, time-consuming errors to meet excellence milestones quickly and accurately.

Collaborate seamlessly with suppliers to get products to market faster without compromising on quality or design.

Cost-effectively source exclusive materials

Get accurate cost information as soon as Bills of Materials (BOMs) are available.

Meet Minimum Order Quantities (MOQs) even for exclusive and expensive materials.

Improve raw materials ordering and reduce waste from sampling to production.

Optimize collections and assortments to maximize retail value

Embed augmented intelligence and advanced analytics in the planning process to improve decision-making and develop valuable collections.

Localize and adapt product information by geography and channel. Collaborate in digital workspaces with local teams for consistent high-value presentation at retail and wholesale.

Ensure the right products are available in the right channels to deliver a seamless omnichannel experience. Identify inventory overstocking and shortfalls to move stock quickly between channels or stores.

Our Solutions

Discover what makes Centric Software® innovations so unique

  • Centric PLM

    Fast to deploy, highly configurable, modular PLM solution that combines Silicon Valley innovations and industry best practices. Streamlines end-to-end product development and launch from concept to retail. Provides one actionable, real-time version of the truth to boost collaboration and efficiency.

    Centric PLM
  • Centric Retail Planning

    Supercharge end-to-end planning and product development by combining Retail Planning with PLM. Gain alignment between strategic decisions and operational execution across departments. Forecast demand, increase sell-through and cut waste throughout the value chain.

  • Enterprise Connectivity

    Easily integrate PLM and Retail Planning with enterprise platforms like ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), e-commerce, PIM (Product Information Management), DAM (Data Asset Management), quality management software, 2D and 3D design software and more. Leverage PLM data throughout the business for greater efficiency.

    End-to-End Connectivity
  • Centric 3D Connect

    Connect leading 3D CAD solutions like SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD and more directly to PLM for seamless design work. Enable teams to view, comment & share 3D renderings in PLM. Ideate fast, reduce physical samples, streamline sample reviews and push photo-realistic products to e-commerce channels or in store.

  • Adobe® Illustrator PLM Connect

    Empower design and product development teams to access creative, technical and production details from PLM libraries, sketch and start building BOMs while they work in Adobe® Illustrator. Liberates creative teams to focus on creating the right product, at the right time, for the right channel.

  • Centric PLM Mobile Apps

    Capture inspiration, analyze competition, field-test products, control quality, audit factories and more on the go. Intuitive, social PLM-connected apps optimize UX and encourage collaboration. No need to re-enter information back at the office, saving time and resources.

  • Agile Deployment

    Quickly realize tangible benefits, even during implementation, with the fastest time to value in the industry and most experienced luxury PLM team in the world (100% success rate). Implement in months or even weeks. Centric PLM can even be deployed remotely.

    Quick Start and Agile Deployment
  • Smart AI-Enabled Material Usage

    Centric’s artificial intelligence-enabled image recognition tool instantly flags similar materials or suggests suppliers to provide a match. Eliminate physical material sample storage. Leverage 100s of configuration points to optimize work and create material usage rules to adhere to branding guidelines.

    Smart AI-Enabled Material Usage
  • Centric Visual Boards

    Visually-driven collaborative digital workspaces, linked to live data from PLM & other business systems. Concept Board drives creativity and product innovation, Merchandising Board optimizes assortment planning and Buying Boards for retail and wholesale enhance assortment presentation and maximize sales.

    Centric VIP Digital Boards
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Centric PLM End-to-End Connectivity Quick Start and Agile Deployment Smart AI-Enabled Material Usage Centric VIP Digital Boards

Discover why luxury brands and retailers are embracing Centric solutions

"We have seen the effect of Centric PLM implementation at Nina Ricci, and we wanted to capitalize on their experience. We could see that Centric PLM would help us to be faster in our operations, improve efficiency and provide a reliable source of reference data.”

Operations Director,
Nina Ricci

Centric is the market leader

17,500+ Brands Trust Centric PLM
815+ Companies
100% Go-live

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