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Market Guide for PLM for Retail, Footwear and Apparel

Published: 05 May 2015

ID: G00271191

Analyst(s): Janet Suleski , Marc Halpern


CSCOs and heads of apparel, footwear and accessories product development at retailers and manufacturers increasingly place PLM in their top tier of strategic initiatives. This research defines the software market and describes the supporting technology providers.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Selected Cross-Industry PLM Natives
    • Dassault Systèmes
    • PTC
    • Siemens PLM Software
  • Selected Apparel and Footwear Product Life Cycle Natives
    • CBX Software
    • Centric Software
    • DeSL
    • ecVision-Amber Road
    • Infor
    • Lectra
    • New Generation Computing (NGC Software)
    • TradeStone Software
    • TXT Retail
    • World Fashion Exchange (WFX)
    • Yunique Solutions
  • Selected Apparel and Footwear Manufacturing ERP Natives
    • Computer Generated Solutions (CGS)
    • Momentis
    • Polygon Software
    • RLM Apparel Software
    • Visual 2000 International
  • Selected Retail Suite Providers
    • Oracle
    • SAP

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