Sports apparel firm VT Garment selects Centric PLM suite

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Centric Software VT Garment, an outdoor and sports apparel manufacturer in Thailand, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals. Like many manufacturers, VT Garment began looking […]

Gap partners with Microsoft for digital transformation

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Microsoft Gap has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City, and Intermix. Gap is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children. With Microsoft […]

MODA UK launches ‘This is Me’ campaign

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: MODA UK Leading fashion trade event, MODA UK, is launching its inspiring ‘This is Me’ campaign, addressing real fashion for real people. The new theme will be evident throughout the show including catwalk runway shows featuring a cross-section of body shapes mirroring real life. The next MODA UK will be held at the NEC […]

Bengal can attract ₹14000 cr in chemicals, petrochem: KPMG

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: KPMG West Bengal can attract investments worth ₹14,000 crore in the chemicals and petrochemicals sector across different segments, according to KPMG, which has identified five prime areas that can promote the state as a chemical innovation hub. West Bengal’s chemical and petrochemicals market would reach $8 billion by 2020 from $5.88 billion in 2017, […]

Oerlikon unveils Datacenter in a box at OpenStack Summit

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Oerlikon Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment, a market leader in manmade fibre filament spinning systems, has launched the ‘Datacenter in a box’ at the OpenStack Summit, which is being held from November 13-15, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. It is a three-day conference for IT business leaders, cloud operators, and developers covering the open infrastructure landscape. […]

Uzbek Govt not to deal with cotton production for 2-3 yrs

2018/12 07 13:12

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev recently said the state will stop handling cotton production for the next three years. The production will be handed over to clusters for generating profit, Mirziyoyev said during a visit to the Khorezm region in November end. He had convened a meeting in September to accelerate clusters in cotton and textile […]

Trimit & Seams Systems offer fashion software solutions

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Trimit Trimit, a provider of industry-specific software solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV/365 Business Central, and Seams Systems, a provider of fashion industry solutions, have formed a partnership. This enables Seams Systems to deliver Trimit Fashion, Trimit’s gold standard software solution for the apparel and fashion sector, to the Australian market. In the fashion […]

Bangladesh’s NBR waives VAT on 4 services for RMG sector

2018/12 07 13:12

Bangladesh’s National Board of Revenue recently exempted four services of the export-oriented readymade garment (RMG) sector from value-added tax (VAT). The services are expenditure for workers welfare and entertainment, laboratory test fee, information technology (IT)-enabled services and rent-a-car facility. VAT ranged from 5-15 per cent for the services. The decision followed demands from the Bangladesh […]

Burberry, Coach and Asos recognised at PETA Fashion Awards

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Peta Coach, Burberry, Diane von Furstenberg and Michael Kors have been named as winners in the biggest luxury fashion moment category of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Fashion Awards 2018 in recognition of their decision to discard fur. Helskini Fashion Week was judged the most progressive event due to its call […]

Fashion sector growth to slow down by 4.5% in 2019: Report

2018/12 07 13:12

Source: McKinsey Global Fashion Index, based on data from Corporate Performance Analysis by McKinsey The growth of the fashion industry is expected to slow down to 3.5 to 4.5 per cent in 2019, slightly below 2018 figures, according to a recent report. It further adds that Greater China will for the first time in centuries […]

Diane Ellis to step down as president of Chico’s brand

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Chico’s Chico’s FAS, Inc, which retails Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma brands, has announced that Diane Ellis, president of the Chico’s brand, would depart effective November 30, 2018. The company has initiated a search to identify a new Chico’s brand president. In the interim, Chico’s brand will be led by the company’s […]