Meet market challenges head-on and drive competitivity with Centric Retail PLM.
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Centric Retail PLM speeds time to market in a thousand different ways by cutting out inefficiency and keeping each SKU on its critical path. From faster and easier communication with suppliers, clearer RFP’s and design proposals, to reduced back and forth questions, to jump starting the internal buying process and eliminating un-necessary delays while managing by exception, Retail PLM keeps teams focused and fast.
Centralize merchandise development plans, gain visibility and establish targets earlier to take the guess work out of new product launches with Centric Retail PLM.
Easily see complex product mixes across branded and private label assortments to identify development opportunities to design and develop the most desired products your customers crave.
Consumers love innovative, new products and they will help drive sales and retain market leadership; Centric Retail PLM is the backbone of a product innovation strategy. With highly visual technologies that enable designers, technical and production teams or even supplier co-creation, creativity flows. Fully leverage product tester feedback with mobile apps that connect right back to product teams and more.
In order to offer a variety of well-designed goods, hundreds of thousands of design proposals or prototypes might be reviewed with as few as ten percent retained. Centric Retail PLM gives teams the power to manage more SKUs at once and drive more new products. One user can create hundreds of SKUs and multiple seasons at once and efficiently manage requests for design and samples.
Did you know that Centric Retail PLM can provide the foundation for product personalization? And after sales service? Improvements in product quality?
With a variety of flexible and easy to use product-centered modules and apps, leading retailers are accomplishing these goals and more that allow them to build customer intimacy and improve customer satisfaction.
The name of the retail game is keeping costs low and pushing product margins higher.
Centric Retail PLM’s powerful Slicer tool can analyze season’s or year’s worth of information to answer questions about financial and supplier performance.
Material costs and other complex queries like the impact of tariffs, changing transportation costs, calculating MOQs that require significant “what-iffing” and number crunching are made easy.
Whether creating private label products with internal designs team or co-creating with trusted suppliers, Centric Retail PLM was made to manage product development.
Designers work in Adobe but can push designs to PLM for developers and merchandising teams who build assortments and connect with suppliers to instantly share the most up-to-date product information and handle design proposals.
Paper files, spreadsheets, hundreds of emails, manual data entry mistakes and miscommunication are eliminated speeding the entire process.
Improve decision making and collaboration with Centric’s ground-breaking Visual Innovation Platform (Centric VIP) Digital Buying Board.
This highly-visual platform for touch-based devices like tablets, touchscreen televisions and web applications powers assortment planning between central, regional merchandising teams, internal buyers and e-commerce teams. Connected teams can review, manage and plan ideal product mixes and target quantities for different markets, geographies and sales channels.
Having a ‘single source of the truth’ is a real game-changer for both top line growth and bottom line savings. Take a look below to see how PLM eliminates the need to juggle independent data silos, reduces errors and frees up precious time while driving product innovation, increasing the number of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs), reducing costs and speeding time to market.
Learn how Centric’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) interconnected modules, mobile apps and game-changing digital boards work in the real world.
Every department is equipped with the up-to-date product information they need from anywhere in the world to develop amazing products across multiple categories, geographies and channels faster.
Centric Retail PLM has the fastest time to value on the market because it’s very easy to use with an Excel-inspired interface and personalized dashboards enable users to customize their views based on their role and information most useful for them. This is why Centric Retail PLM has the highest user adoption and customer satisfaction rate in the industry.
Want to know more about the modules in the Centric Retail PLM platform, what they do and who uses them?Check out this brochure for everything you need to know about our full suite of award-winning modules.
Centric Visual Innovation Platform (Centric VIP) offers a new fully visual and digital experience for collaboration and decision-making. It streamlines information into one simple, central system available to use on touch-screen devices.Centric VIP includes the Centric Buying Board to transform internal buying sessions and maximize retail value and the Centric Concept Board for driving creativity and evolving product concepts.
Put the power of Centric Retail PLM in your pocket with our 15 industry specific mobile apps.From design inspiration to sample reviews, product testing, final product inspection and retail storefront review, our mobile apps are agile and fast to capture information when and where you need it. Get your retail business on the move.
What is the secret of your (and our) success? With our retail customers, we partnered on a very simple, yet brilliant, innovation-first strategy.
Hundred’s of companies creating products for over 17,500+ iconic brands and retailers trust Centric Software including Adeo, Anta, Auchan, Belle, Big Lots, Capa de Ozono, Hudson Bay Company, Kiabi, La Chapelle, La Maison Simons, Liverpool, Siplec/Leclec, Volcom, Woolworths, Xtep and many more. Our customers are simply awesome!
We are proud that our customers are so happy that over 70% have given us a public testimonial.
Find out why they love Centric Retail PLM!
Built hand-in-hand with our customer innovation partners and Customer Advisory Board, Centric Retail PLM solutions are driven by the most innovative companies in the world.
With the highest customer satisfaction rate, retention rate and user adoption rate of all PLM providers, almost 30% of our customers started with another PLM before switching to Centric’s market-driven, cutting edge innovations.
Centric supports customers at every step of their retail PLM digital transformation journey to ensure success.
Centric consultants are the best in retail, having experienced it themselves by often working in the industry first, and now sharing this expertise with our customers. Centric’s R&D team continues to push boundaries and incorporates the most advanced innovations including mobile apps, digital touch boards, AI and 3D into Centric solutions.
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Here are the top 10 reasons our retail customers like Big Lots, Auchan Retail, Loblaws, Liverpool, Bestseller, Superdry and others rely on Centric Retail PLM every day to get more products, in more categories, to more markets and channels, faster.
Product strategy is the heart of retail and PLM is the foundation technology for everything that is product-related: design, development, merchandising, sourcing, quality/compliance, assortment strategies, presentation at retail and more. PLM encapsulates all go to market preparations, information and actions.
One actionable version of the truth – Centric Retail PLM solutions provide one version of the truth for all teams. Stop spending time searching for correct info or playing phone tag trying to get questions answered. Connects with other business systems like ERP, PIM, e-com and more….
Centric Software is Silicon Valley innovation combined with retail industry expertise. Multi-category, specialty, fashion, home, grocery – you name it, Centric Retail PLM was made just for retail!
Solutions built by Centric and driven by the industry, for the industry. Customer innovation partners and our worldwide user community give us inspiration and insight into new features, apps and whole new solutions for day to day and strategic challenges.
One of our golden rules – NO customization. Centric Retail PLM is very, very highly configurable, out-of-the-box solution with no need for customized code. Make it your own.
Our teams have deep knowledge of retail best practices after years of working with many kinds of retailers from around the world.
Centric PLM has the highest user adoption rate and customer satisfaction rate (95%) of any PLM on the market due to its intuitive, user-friendly, familiar interface.
Fast, flexible solution with industry-specific modules and a personalize-able interface for every role and user in retail.
Fastest go-live times in the industry, with our unique Agile Deployment methodology. Ask around. Any Centric PLM user will confirm!
Innovation. Innovation. Innovation! Centric constantly innovates with new technologies like touchscreen boards, 3D, artificial intelligence & machine learning, mobile apps, Adobe Illustrator integration and more. 2 major and 2 minor releases each year.
And a bonus reason – #11. An awesome expert team of 400+ people behind you, and an extensive community of engaged, happy users!