PLM: rising up the retail agenda?

In today’s ultra-competitive fashion market, where retailers are having to constantly evolve their proposition to cater for an ever demanding, ever tech enabled consumer, the list of areas to invest in are endless. Typically, front end investments such as customer-facing new ecommerce sites, mobile web or applications, in-store developments or delivery and returns propositions have taken precedence. 

However, retailers are under increased pressure to control their margins, which requires a deep analysis of their entire business in order to be able to identify areas for cost savings. Step forward supply chain management. It is here, where the products are born from conception before ultimately ending up on the shop floor, that there are savings to be made.

Thinking about making the investment? Drapers has partnered with Lectra to bring you this insightful report, which includes:


  • An in-depth interview with Matt Parsons, lead analyst, IT, at Pentland Brands, to find out how the brand stable has found rolling out it’s PLM strategy
  • What the latest development from Lectra looks like, its PLM 4.0
  • A video interview with Lectra’s PLM product manager Anne-Laure Louis on the future of supply chain management
  • And an in-depth feature looking at the issues retailers face around supply chain management

We hope you enjoy this report, and as ever, would be pleased to hear your feedback. Email 

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