Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub, Adds 400 Jobs
The company will add office space and jobs in fields including cloud computing, advertising and business development, doubling its tech workforce in the city.
Selfridges to Open In-Store Cinema
Upping the ante in customer experience, Selfridges will be the department store in the world to open a permanent theater.
Bazaarvoice Acquires Influenster
The acquisition brings together Influenster’s engaged community of everyday consumers with Bazaarvoice’s software and network of more than 6,000 global brand and retailer websites.
Vilebrequin to Implement New PLM, CAD
Vilebrequin, the iconic swimwear brand, has selected Gerber Technology’s integrated solutions, YuniquePLM® and AccuMark® CAD, to facilitate quick product development and centralize all information, making it easily accessible to every member of the team.
Tory Burch Launches First Third-Party E-Comm Store in China
To celebrate its opening, which took place on July 23, 2019, the flagship introduced a specially designed Chinese Valentine’s Day capsule collection modeled by Liu Wen in the campaign visuals.
DeSL Launches SMB PLM
The newly launched solution is tailored to fit the demands of SMBs in a scalable, easy to learn, cloud-based software solution.
Lectra Launches Platform to Integrate Processes from Ideation to Point of Sale
The new solution gives fashion companies a consolidated view of all information pertaining to each product.
Alpha Design Group Selects Visual Next PLM and End2End Fashion Software Suite
JB Britches / ADG will utilize Visual Next’s PLM, ERP, WMS, SFA and POS suite of software to manage design, sourcing, production and sales.
Milliken to Acquire Polartec
The brand acquisition bolsters Milliken’s capabilities to include fleece, performance textiles for consumer, workwear and military outdoor apparel.
U.S. Footwear Industry Unites in Opposition to China Tariffs
This move to increase duties on machinery, components, and footwear would have drastic effects on patriotic American companies, some of which would face existential peril, the letter states.
Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA to Feature Sustainability Conference
The international sourcing trade show, Texworld USA, will return to the Javits Convention Center in NYC this July 22 – 24, 2019.
CGS Acquires Business of Visual Next
The combined organization will expand the geographical market, while also benefiting customers with improved customer support and increased investment in the product platform.
Rip Curl Selects NGC Andromeda Platform for Global Collaboration
With a new PLM system, Rip Curl will be able to automate many of its processes to provide complete visibility and control from product concept to customer delivery.
Polartec and Kraig Biocraft Laboratories to Bring First Spider Silk Fabrics to the Performance Apparel Market
Among the strongest fibers produced in nature, scalable and cost-effective production of spider silk represents a ‘holy grail’ of material science.
New NetSuite Partner Initiative Meets Global Demand for Cloud ERP
NetSuite has introduced SuiteLife, a new partner engagement initiative aimed to meet the growing customer demand for cloud ERP systems. It will cater to more than 550 partners in 85 countries.