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Here you’ll find learning resources in a variety of formats. From in-depth white papers to fun infographics, delve into the world of digital transformation, PLM and associated industry topics.

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8 December 2022

Digital Transformations in the Retail Space

Tune Into The Podcast   Whether or not you’re able to ensure…

24 November 2022

Private Labels, Big Rewards

Private label brands are on the rise. Shoppers are more price conscious…

15 November 2022

Optimize Ideation, Costing and Formulation with PLM

Developing a food and beverage product is not a linear, straightforward process,…

9 November 2022

Trends That Will Transform the Cosmetics Industry in 2023

Current events have changed how people shop for cosmetics altogether and consumers…

2 November 2022

Stay Fresh on Compliance with PLM for Cosmetics and Personal Care

Compliance is time- and resource-consuming, but essential. From staying organized and up-to-date…

29 October 2022

Rise Above Food & Beverage Packaging and Labeling Hurdles with Next-Gen Tech

Packaging and labeling cause some of the biggest challenges in the food…

28 October 2022

The Food & Beverage Trends to Shape 2023

Major market disruptions and current events have caused big shifts in the…

28 October 2022

The Future of Retail

Merchandisers and buyers are under pressure to adapt to a rapidly changing…

28 October 2022

Ethical Sourcing and How to Implement for Compliance

Ethical sourcing: a buzzword then; an actual aspiration now. With the rise…

13 October 2022

Master SKU Rationalization for Consumer Electronics with Centric Visual Boards

80% of a company’s revenue comes from 20% of their products. By…

7 October 2022

Bringing the Right Product to Market at the Right Time

With constant pressure to keep up with trends, be competitive and get…

5 October 2022

Harnessing Digital Innovations: Gain Control of End-to-End Food & Beverage Product Development

Keeping up with rapidly changing consumer behavior and market disruptions is difficult…

19 August 2022

Creating a Business Case for Better Planning

Having a great product is not enough. You need to meticulously and…

12 July 2022

Time for a New Approach to Product Portfolio Management?

The consumer electronics industry is facing global supply disruptions and high levels…

24 May 2022

Tackling Supplier Management Struggles

There is no slowdown in consumer demands for low-priced, innovative technology. Consumers…

18 May 2022

The Whole Package: Food and Beverage Packaging and Labeling

Struggling to overcome packaging and labeling woes? Find out how your food…

3 March 2022

Understanding Product Lifecycle Management for Consumer Electronics

Makers and retailers of consumer electronics products such as kitchen appliances and…

3 March 2022

Spreadsheets vs. Retail Planning

Spreadsheets are familiar tools that help brands and retailers stay organized. As…

2 December 2021

Spark Digital Transformation in Consumer Electronics

The right software investment is key for any business and especially for…

22 July 2021

Spreadsheets vs. PLM

Is your company change-ready? Are your teams prepared to pivot with consumer…

19 April 2021

Agile Deployment: The Fastest Path to PLM Time to Value

When investing in PLM, ensuring that you achieve rapid ROI, and high…

19 April 2021

Understanding Product Lifecycle Management for Cosmetics and Personal Care

Get Ready to Face the Future with Cosmetics and Personal Care PLM…

19 February 2021

The Cost of PLM Failure: How to Avoid Selecting the Wrong PLM Solution

Ensure PLM project success with the ultimate PLM selection guide Choosing a…

21 September 2020

What is Product Lifecycle Management?

Get Ready for the Power of Food and Beverage PLM Product Lifecycle…

26 August 2020

Technology Guide for Brands and Retailers in 2021

Technology Soup: The Fashionista’s Guide to Navigating the Fashion IT Landscape If…

3 July 2020

Explore the frontiers of buying session technology!

A bite-size guide to decision-making with digital boards

17 March 2020

Prepare for the Future When the Marketplace Shifts

A Centric PLM™ handbook to prepare businesses in the face of disruption

15 January 2020

Centric Software’s Digital Buying Board

Centric Software’s Digital Buying Board Is your calendar filling up with endless…

3 December 2019

Rise of the ‘Slow Movement’

How PLM Helps Brands React with Sustainable and Profitable Products Have you…

2 December 2019

Enterprise Technologies: A guide for Multicategory Retailers

Navigating the Enterprise Technology Landscape Multicategory retailers know that investing in the…

9 November 2019

Survive and Thrive on Black Friday & Cyber Monday with Centric Retail PLM

Known for its promotions, midnight openings and consumers desperate not to miss…

21 October 2019

The ABC’s of the Home Décor and Home Furnishings IT Landscape

A Technology Guide for Home Décor and Home Furnishings Businesses Digital transformation…

11 October 2019

End Buying and Merchandising Headaches with Centric’s Digital Buying Board

Are your Product teams, Buyers, Merchandisers and Retail Wholesalers managing billions of…

2 October 2019

Get Your Home Décor & Home Furnishings Business On Trend!

Envisioning New Market Spaces: Trends in Home Décor and Furnishings Home décor…

2 October 2019

Creating a PLM Business Case for Emerging Brands

How to Build a Business Case for PLM: Highlighting the Benefits of…

2 October 2019

Manufacturers, Meet PLM!

From Fashion House to Factory Floor: How PLM has become the Backbone…

2 October 2019

Creating a Business Case for PLM

How to Build a Business Case for PLM: Highlighting the Benefits of…

2 October 2019

How to Choose the Perfect PLM Partner!

Choosing your PLM Partner: Why Innovation is the Key to a Perfect…

6 May 2019

Take the Lead in the Retail Race!

3 business strategies for multi-category retailers to get ahead in a rapidly…

28 March 2019

Empowering Your ‘Backstage’ Teams: Retail Digital Transformation for What You Sell, Not Just How You Sell

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions can help ‘back of house’ teams keep…

30 November 2018

Combat Market Challenges!

Market Challenges: Fact or Fiction? Three Digital Transformation Business Strategies for Fashion…

5 October 2018

What is Centric VIP?

Download our cool infographic to learn about Centric's Visual Innovation Platform.

16 February 2018

Keep Up with the Pace of Digital Transformation!

Driving Digital Transformation Initiatives with PLM Digital transformation is a phrase that…

12 June 2017

The Future of Fashion is Here with PLM

The evolution of PLM and other technology in apparel, footwear, luxury, outdoor…

12 June 2017

ERP vs PLM: Which Delivers the Greater Impact?

PLM brings a competitive advantage that an ERP cannot.

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