TukaTech Takes CAD to the Cloud

By Alison A. Nieder | September 22, 2016

Los Angeles–based equipment and software solutions provider Tukatech has introduced Tukacad Professional Edition on the Cloud, a computer-aided pattern making, grading and marker software solution that allows users to begin working with the program as soon as they subscribe.

NetSuite Introduces Software Designed for Apparel and Accessories Retailers

San Jose, Calif.–based enterprise resource planning (ERP) and omni-channel software provider NetSuite Inc. has a new solution designed specifically for apparel and accessories retailers.

Social Media Advice From Industry Experts and Model Coco Rocha: Let Consumers Lead

Social Media Advice From Industry Experts and Model Coco Rocha: Let Consumers Lead

Before the World Wide Web, marketing was relatively simple. Companies chose their paths and consumers naturally followed because, frankly, they did not have another option. But today—with real-time feedback, increasing transparency in supply chains and sponsored content—consumers are more educated and are calling the shots about what they want to buy and when they want to buy it.

AIMS360 Treats Customers to a Day of Business Advice and Burgers

AIMS360 customers, the LA-based technology company has covered quite a bit of ground, from breaking down batch processes to making EDI (electronic data interchange) more efficient to tips for creating business intelligence reports and pivot tables using AIMS360 software.

Technical Advice for the Retailer—from Brick-and-Mortar to Online-Only

Sean Finnigan, vice president of program services for Teamwork Retail, was speaking at “Take It to the Next Level: Empowering Retailers Through Technology,” an all-day event on May 10 at the Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach, Calif., hosted by One Step Retail Solutions.

Retail Veteran Lana Cain Krauter Joins Simparel Board

New York–based Simparel Inc. named Lana Cain Krauter to its board of directors. Krauter’s résumé includes holding executive positions at JCPenney, Sears, Bealls and Goody's during her more than 30-year career in retail.

Jeanologia Software Release Aimed at Faster Laser Finishing in Production

Spanish laser equipment maker Jeanologia has introduced eMark 3.0, the latest release for its laser-finishing software, created to help production designers maximize speed and creativity.

Lectra Exec Charts Path for U.S. Market: Tech Co. Looks to Nearshoring, Evolving Consumer Demands and the Need to Optimize

Jason Adams, with just a few months under his belt as president of Lectra North America, offers some positive impressions of his start at the cutting equipment and software specialist.

The Need for Speed in Design Development and Creative Collaboration

The Need for Speed in Design Development and Creative Collaboration

In the second installment of California Apparel News’ Industry Focus: Technology series, Executive Editor Alison A. Nieder spoke with apparel technology executives to find out what’s driving interest in 3-D design technology.

PLM Helps Moods of Norway do Biz ‘In Season’

On runways in Oslo and Los Angeles, the Moods of Norway fashion label has been busy, having displayed looks from its Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 season in the past four weeks.

True Religion’s App Brings Science Fiction Tech to Retail Reality

To find True Religion Brand Jeans’ next tech innovation, look no further than its bricks-and-mortar stores.

ModCloth Ramping Up to Add Stores

After operating as an online site for women’s indie apparel, ModCloth is gearing up to add bricks to its clicks-based business model.

Print Technology Meets Design at Epson Fashion Week Event

Print Technology Meets Design at Epson Fashion Week Event

Epson taps 11 designers for second annual show at N.Y. Fashion Week.

Fashion Biz Veteran Joins RMSA Tech Firm

After three decades in the apparel industry, Donald Reichman, who has represented various womenswear brands, has joined technology company RMSA Retail Solutions.

Chinese Website Promotes U.S. Apparel Brands in China

China, with a population of 1.4 billion people, is a burgeoning consumer market where shoppers are hungry for American clothing labels.

Wearable Tech Expo Planned for Downtown Los Angeles

Los Angeles–based, an online B2B resource for connecting apparel designer and manufacturers, will host TomorroWear, a wearable-technology exposition, on Feb. 17 at Maker City at The Reef in downtown Los Angeles.