TECHNOLOGY

Gerber Lands Innovation Award for Design and Cutting-Room Integration

By Alison A. Nieder | July 24, 2014

Tolland, Conn.–based equipment and software solutions provider Gerber Technology received the gold-level award for product innovation from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership Inc. (CQIA)

Visionet Systems’ EdgeAX Releases Updated Apparel and Retail Solution

EdgeAX has introduced a new update, which is compatible with the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning solution AX 2012 R3.

Full Circle Lite: Software for the Emerging Fashion Company

Since Innovative Systems opened for business in 1994, some of the action-sports field’s biggest players have signed up to use its Full Circle software.

Demand-Based Manufacturing Readies for Commercial Roll-Out

A California-based company that is pairing the disruptive technologies of purchase activated and demand manufacturing with a waterless dyeing and printing process expects to soon sign the first contracts for commercialization.

Demand-Based Manufacturing Prepares for Commercial Roll-Out

Demand-Based Manufacturing Prepares for Commercial Roll-Out

A California-based company that is pairing the disruptive technologies of purchase activated and demand manufacturing with a waterless dyeing and printing process expects to soon sign the first contracts for commercialization.

Le Tote: Finding A Stylist In The Machine

Le Tote is riding the wave that has spawned other rental e-commerce rental sites such as Rent the Runway and Bag Borrow & Steal. But the San Francisco e-retailer has carved out a unique niche for itself.

Stitch Labs: Fashion Advice from a Nuclear Scientist

Levey’s company, Stitch Labs Inc., headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, recently released a new platform for its online inventory program that has a focus on the fashion business.

INDUSTRY VOICES Technology: The Fashion Course You Can't Live Without

The next big name in fashion might be sitting in a U.S. classroom right now. But when that student walks across the stage to accept his diploma, how can he ensure his designs eventually walk the runway?

With PLM, Evy of California Gets a Jumpstart on the Design Process

With PLM, Evy of California Gets a Jumpstart on the Design Process

For many apparel companies, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software is seen as a tool to aid in production. But when Evy of California added NGC’s NGC PLM about two years ago, the company found the software changed the way the design department operates.

True & Co’s New Science of Bra Sizing

True & Co’s New Science of Bra Sizing

The quest to make a better bra is never ending, and San Francisco fashion tech company True & Co. believes that it has designed the big data way of making a bra with a spectacular fit.

Adrianna Papell Taps TukaTech for Product Development

Adrianna Papell Taps TukaTech for Product Development

After 30 years making patterns manually, New York–based eveningwear and dress maker Adrianna Papell is computerizing the product-development process with Los Angeles–based technology-solutions provider Tukatech.

Lectra Strikes Partnership With Spectraflow

Technology-solutions provider Lectra has formed a stra­tegic partnership with Novato, Calif.–based Spectraflow, a color workflow solutions provider for the apparel, graphic design and printing industries.

Wellen Women Tries New Model In Product Launch

Wellen Women Tries New Model In Product Launch

Just after wrapping up its Free & Swell collaboration with global Japanese retailer Uniqlo, Los Angeles–headquartered label Wellen is getting ready to roll out its line for women aged 20 and up called Wellen Women.

The Secret Formula to Find and Keep Online Customers

The Secret Formula to Find and Keep Online Customers

When the online shopping site Ruche started analyzing the buying habits of its customers, it found that 50 percent of the company’s revenues were coming from 25 percent of its return customers.

Industry Voices: Design and Technology: An Idea You Can Take to the Bank

A brand’s worst nightmare is to become a commodity. Unfortunately, we’ve seen an aggressively promotional retail environment in the United States, driven by increased competition and the economic downturn. New business models and supply chain–management approaches are allowing lower-priced competitors to enter the market and thrive.

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