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Tally Weijl Selects Centric Software's PLM Solution

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Global fast fashion retailer will manage product development, sourcing with Centric 8.

(PRWEB) October 31, 2012

Tally Weijl has selected Centric Software, Inc., for its product lifecycle management (PLM) system.

Tally Weijl will implement the Centric 8 PLM system to manage the entire product development and sourcing process for all of its apparel, footwear and accessories collections. The Tally Weijl Design studio and development team in Paris and the purchasing and planning team in Basel, Switzerland will use the Centric 8 PLM system. The company has purchased the Business Planning, Product Development, Sourcing, Calendar management and Mobility iPhone & iPad modules of the Centric PLM suite.

“Centric's PLM will support our fast, global expansion, where more product lines are added during every season and more stores are opened in more locations,” explains Beat Grüring, co-founder of Tally Weijl.

Tally Weijl selected Centric for the comprehensiveness of its PLM system, coupled with its expertise and references in the fashion and retail industries. “As a fast fashion company, we also valued Centric's out-of-the-box and Agile Deployment(SM) approach to be a key driver to achieve a successful PLM implementation within a short timeframe,” continues Grüring.

“Tally Weijl is a leader in the worldwide fashion and retail industry,” says Chris Groves, president and CEO of Centric. “With Centric 8, the company's teams will achieve greater speed and efficiency in developing products that are always market-right, and stay ahead of the competition in the fast-fashion environment.”

About Tally Weijl (http://www.tally-weijl.com)
Tally Weijl is a leading international fashion label which designs, produces and sells sexy fashion for young women and girls in its own stores. Tally Weijl was founded in 1984 by Tally Elfassi-Weijl and Beat Grüring at Lohn in the Canton of Solothurn (Switzerland). The company today is represented worldwide in 31 countries with over 760 stores and employs more than 2'800 staff. In 2011, Tally Weijl generated external sales of 515 million euros.The headquarters of Tally Weijl, its Service and Support Center, is based in Basel (Switzerland) and the Tally Weijl Design Studio in the centre of Paris (France).

Centric Software, Inc. (http://www.centricsoftware.com)
Centric Software is a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software for apparel, retail, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies. Centric 8 delivers easy-to-use functionality to manage critical, inseparable business processes, including product development, sourcing, line planning and profitability management, through a modularized system that implements and delivers value rapidly using an Agile Deployment(SM) methodology.

With Centric 8, companies are able to cut costs and inefficiency, speed new products to market, drive margin improvement, and improve global collaboration and compliance. Global enterprises including INTERSPORT France, Colmar, Christine Laure, Balenciaga, Christian Louboutin, DSquared2, Ports 1961, JD Sports Fashion, Kindy, Newbrands, Beretta, Fox Head, KlimUSA, Bass Pro Shops, Bravo Sports, Longchamp, Proenza Schouler, Silver Jeans, Sundance Catalog, Triple Aught Design and United Stationers use Centric solutions to achieve revenue growth, reduce costs and deliver trend-right products to their customers.    

Centric is a registered trademark of Centric Software. All other brands and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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