TECHNOLOGY

Roberto Cavalli Uses Optitex CAD to Coordinate Hand-Crafted Details and Tight Turn Times

By Alison A. Nieder | February 26, 2015

Italian luxury brand Roberto Cavalli added the Optitex 2-D Pattern Making and Optitex 3-D Virtual Prototyping CAD Suites.

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.

Industry Voices: Automated Software Integration in the Apparel Industry

Integration is what binds information between disparate software systems in a business. Recent advancements allow synchronization and processing of information between different systems.

Infor Introduces New PLM Solution for Brands, Manufacturers and Retailers

New York–based business application software provider Infor has launched Infor Fashion Product Lifecycle Management to help apparel makers connect all product development functions along the supply chain.

Italian Brand Imperial Expands With Lectra PLM

Bologna, Italy–based men’s and women’s collection Imperial has been on a growth track since its launch in 1978 by Adriano Aere and Emilia Giberti.

Gerber Launches New Leather Cutting System

Gerber Launches New Leather Cutting System

When field testing its newly introduced Taurus II leather-cutting system, Gerber Technology found the system improved yield results by as much as 10 percent over manual or die cutting.

E-Commerce Site FlyPeeps.com to Introduce Unique Discount Deals

E-Commerce Site FlyPeeps.com to Introduce Unique Discount Deals

In April, Irvine, Calif.–headquartered men’s shopping site FlyPeeps will open for business in the crowded market for e-commerce.

FastFit360 Launches Burst Video Sharing Tech for Retailers

At the upcoming Sourcing at MAGIC show, FastFit360 will debut Burst, a mobile technology that allows retailers to capture and share image and video information throughout the supply chain.

T-Chip: Transparency at the Textile Chemical Level

Brands and retailers looking at the transparency of their supply chain often hit a stumbling block when it came to their chemical suppliers.

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.