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)

iMerchandise: An App to Organize the Buying Process

iMerchandise is a new mobile application that acts like a virtual assistant for buyers. David Secul, the creator of the company, said he developed the platform to assist his wife, Angela Gengaro-Secul, owner and buyer of New Jersey boutique Tula.

Gap Looking to Expand ‘Reserve in Store’ Omni-channel Program

Gap Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Glenn K. Murphy reported being pleased with “Reserve in Store,” the sprawling San Francisco–based retail giant’s recent test of its omni-channel retail program, and he is considering expanding the test to more locations.

E-commerce Site One  Dress a Day Launches

E-commerce Site One Dress a Day Launches

In a twist on the flash-sale model, Australian designer Bruno Schiavi has introduced a new e-commerce site, One strong> a Day, which will offer one new limited-edition strong> for sale every day.

Pricing-Research Companies Join Forces

Pricing is one of the key parts of the retail business. Two companies that track pricing and give market intelligence on pricing joined forces recently.

New Tech: Where to Invest and What to Expect

As the economy recovers, companies are looking to invest in new technology to maximize efficiency, stay ahead of competitors or manage their omni-channel retail operations.

Lacoste Heads to China With Accenture and Demandware

Lacoste Heads to China With Accenture and Demandware

When Lacoste decided to launch e-commerce in China, the international brand enlisted the help of two technology companies, Burlington, Mass.–based Demandware Inc. and New York–based Accenture.

Nike Products for an Innovative Run

Nike Products for an Innovative Run

Designers and engineers in the Nike Sport Research Lab

Gerber/Yunique Launches YuSnap Mobile App

Yunique Solutions, the creator of YuniquePLM product lifecycle management software, launched YuSnap, an iOS mobile app that will let users snap photos and synchronize them with YuniquePLM.

Lectra Re-releases Design to Cost

Technology solution–based company Lectra announced its revamped “Design to Cost” approach to product development.

American Eagle Outfitters’ Tech Executives Set Up Shop in San Francisco

American Eagle Outfitters has opened its first corporate offices in San Francisco to reinforce the company’s omni-channel strategy.

E-commerce Reseller Shop Hers Goes Global

Shop Hers is a luxury e-commerce resale business that recently went international.

Omnichannel Gaining Adoption, but Not for All Retailers, Survey Says

“The First Annual Future of Stores Study,” said that retailers are not moving quickly enough to stay ahead of the change.

AATCC to Host Workshop on Color Evaluation, Control and Management

Color evaluation, control and management are on the agenda at an upcoming two-day workshop hosted by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists.

X-Rite’s Compact Spectrophotometer Helps Brands Improve Color Accuracy

X-Rite Inc. and its subsidiary Pantone have a new compact spectrophotometer that can help apparel makers efficiently measure color accuracy across the supply chain.

ecVision and Tüv Süd Team Up for Product Testing Data Integration

Iselin, N.J.–based supply-chain collaboration solutions provider ecVision has partnered with product-testing company Tüv Süd