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Centric Footwear PLM provides footwear retailers, brands and manufacturers with an innovative, cloud-based, best-fit solution for managing merchandising, design, product development and sourcing. Getting products to market is more complex than ever, and up-to-date product information needs to flow freely and accurately to and from internal and external teams: sales, marketing, retail, production, logistics, finance, quality, suppliers and more.
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What Can Centric Footwear PLM Manage?



Collection Brief



Sample Reviews

Fit Samples

Fit Sessions

Sales Samples



Top of Production

Purchase Order

Shipment Tracking

DC Management

Factory Compliance

Stock on Shelf

Step Toward PLM Success

Centric Footwear PLM provides one place for product data and a digital workspace where footwear companies can collaborate faster, streamline communication, save time spent searching for information and analyze progress with detailed reporting and unparalleled visibility. Centric Software has developed a suite of PLM innovations to suit all sizes and types of footwear business. Check out which Centric Footwear PLM solutions are best suited to your business below.

Centric 8 PLM

Centric Software's original flagship PLM solution covers every stage of the product lifecycle, from concept to retail. Centric 8 PLM's out-of-the-box functionality, modular structure and Agile Deployment methodology makes it possible to choose which modules you need most for your footwear business, implement fast and in stages if necessary and get working on the system quickly and easily without time-consuming and expensive customization. Centric PLM gives footwear companies a reliable knowledge base of materials, models and previous collections that can be used by all departments, from R&D to marketing. It provides transparency between departments, making it easier for everyone to see what is happening in each one by driving all product related activities from design to sourcing to retail, resulting in streamlined operations and reduced costs. Find out more

PLM-Connected Mobile Apps

Want to discover how you can track product performance and drive innovation right from your mobile device? Ditch your clipboard to document factory compliance and streamline your audit process during on-site visits, transform your quality assurance process by retiring paper-based evaluations and improve product quality, reduce risk and deliver the best products to the market – all from your phone. Check our industry-leading mobile apps for PLM, allowing you to work and collaborate in Centric Footwear PLM any time, from anywhere. Go mobile

Centric Digital Boards

Centric has developed a family of digitally-connected, visual boards for desktop, mobile and large touchscreen devices that are an exciting development in optimizing group decision-making and collaboration beyond the traditional boundaries of PLM, meeting rooms and email chains. Footwear companies need to implement digital collaboration tools strategically to be sure that the technology is flexible enough to mirror your particular way of working and brand DNA–and Centric's digital boards are all about flexibility.
The Digital Concept Board links creative teams including design, merchandising and sourcing in a digital sandbox to enable what-if scenarios for collection development. Work to financial targets or create playfully from design inspirations–the Concept Board adapts to the way your footwear business works.
Transform global and regional buying sessions with Centric’s state-of-the-art Digital Buying Board. Used to maximize assortment value by central and regional merchandisers, buyers, retail wholesale sellers and product teams, this board links with Centric Footwear PLM to streamline informed and cost-effective merchandising and buying.

Centric SMB

Centric SMB is Centric Software’s SaaS (software as a service) cloud-based PLM solution for emerging enterprises. If your footwear brand hasn't yet reached the stage where you're ready to invest in a large-scale footwear PLM solution, Centric SMB can help you to expand retail and international presence and better manage product development as your business grows. Centric SMB’s flexibility allows footwear companies to adjust PLM to suit their needs as they evolve and move to Centric 8 PLM easily in a later phase if desired. Learn More

What About Tariffs?

The new trade policies imposed by the US administration are putting a lot of pressure on global footwear brands and manufacturers, just at a time when creating and selling footwear has never been so complex. That’s why more and more footwear companies are adopting footwear PLM solutions to navigate the complexity of international trade, manage ever-changing government policies and, more importantly, stay competitive and grow. Read our blog post with Californian sandal and footwear leader Cobian to find out more! Read blog

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Ready to Get Up and Running with Centric Footwear PLM?

Interested in taking the next step? Find out more about how Centric Footwear PLM solutions can help your footwear business with a personalized demo and discussion with our industry experts.