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Supply Chain Brief: New Capabilities and Old Problems for Retail and Fashion PLM Software Show Up at NRF

Published: 16 February 2018

ID: G00351934

Analyst(s): Janet Suleski


NRF 2018 highlighted the evolution in product life cycle management vendors' functional capabilities, yet old challenges of elevating PLM's role in modern retail enterprises appeared. Supply chain leaders can use this research to identify barriers holding PLM back from supporting digital business.

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What You Need to Know


  • Evolutionary and Potentially Revolutionary Functionality
  • Barriers Still Abound

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