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Supply Chain Is Key to PLM Success in Retail, Footwear and Apparel Industries

Published: 17 April 2019

ID: G00376648

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern , Janet Suleski


PLM is critically important to apparel companies, but survey results show that many are not realizing its full benefits. Supply chain leaders can use this research to explore why results fall short, and identify the next steps needed to extract greater benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Redefine PLM to Involve Supply Chain Activities
  • Make the Case for New Investments by Linking PLM to Operational Agility
  • Encourage PLM Investments as Part of Digital Supply Chain Strategies

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