IBM Survey Says Online Shopping Activity Lags Behind Enthusiasm for the Channel

By Alison A. Nieder | January 15, 2015

In a survey released during the National Retail Federation’s Big Show and annual conference in New York, the IBM Institute for Business Value found that consumers’ growing enthusiasm for online shopping and “digital interaction with retailers” is not matched by their actual behavior.

CGS Releases New POS Application

New York–based Computer Generated Solutions has introduced a new point-of-sale application for Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail, which is compatible with Apple iPod and iPhone mobile devices.

Simparel Hires John Robinson as SVP Sales and Marketing

New York–based business solutions provider Simparel Inc. named fashion-industry veteran John Robinson as senior vice president of sales and marketing.

German Denim Brand Mustang Taps Centric for PLM

German denim brand Mustang Jeans has selected Los Gatos, Calif.–based Centric Software Inc. for its new product lifecycle management system.

Lectra Names Macquin to Executive Committee

French technology solutions and equipment provider Lectra named Edouard Macquin to its executive committee.

New AAFA App Provides Industry Insight and Avenue to Share Industry Issues

Members of the apparel industry are on the front line of many industry issues, such as proposed trade agreements and pending legislation, but often they have limited access to elected officials to voice concerns or share their insight. Now there’s an app for that.

Tukatech Launches 'Tip of the Week' Contest with Prizes Up to $5,000

Los Angeles–based technology solution provider Tukatech has introduced a new contest to encourage Tukatech users to visit the company’s Tip of the Week page.

Retailers, Brands Scout for New Tech at NRF's Big Show

Retailers, Brands Scout for New Tech at NRF's Big Show

This year’s National Retail Federation Big Show offered the usual frenzy of meeting, greeting and selling as retailers checked out the latest in technology.

Epson Introduces 64-Inch Sublimation Printer and Solution

Epson Introduces 64-Inch Sublimation Printer and Solution

Epson is expanding its dye sublimation offerings with the Epson SureColor F7170.

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Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.

Epson® Quality and Reliability, Now in a Dye-Sublimation Printer

Epson® Quality and Reliability, Now in a Dye-Sublimation Printer

The Epson name has long stood for the very highest standards of print performance, quality and reliability. Now, we’re putting our expertise into an exciting new suite of purpose-built garment printers.

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Small e-Tailers Test Price Matching

Once the domain of major retailers and e-tailers such as Wal-Mart and Target, price matching is helping small retailers and e-tailers compete in a tough marketplace.

Lectra Opens New Tech Center in Georgia

Lectra, the Paris-based apparel technology provider, has opened the International Advanced Technology Center (IATC) in Smyrna, Ga., and relocated its U.S. headquarters from Marietta, Ga., to Smyrna, as well.

Lectra Hosts 3-D Tech Demo in LA

An intimate gathering of Southern California designers and manufacturers turned out on Nov. 14 in downtown Los Angeles to see a demonstration of Lectra’s Modaris 3-D pattern-making software.