Centralized merchandise development planning tools in Centric Retail PLM help multicategory retailers to gain visibility and establish targets earlier, track progress against the in-season plan, identify products that aren’t meeting targets sooner and optimize assortments faster.
Maximize product introduction success, variety and profitability with one accessible, digital space for faster decision-making and the ability to test ‘what-if’ scenarios that take the guesswork out of successful product introductions. Easily see complex product mixes across branded and private label assortments to identify development opportunities and increase margins as you expand into more markets and more channels with more product variety.
Boost private label product development by connecting product developers, category managers, merchandising teams and external suppliers to instantly share the most up-to-date product information and assortments plans. Improve communications, drive collaboration and condense product development timelines.
Centric Retail PLM improves the development efficiency of products co-created with your suppliers’ input and expertise. One person can handle thousands of supplier proposals by centralizing supplier responses in one place, eliminating data entry in endless spreadsheets and reducing costly and time-consuming errors to get a wider variety of products to market faster.
Centric Retail PLM streamlines product sourcing and material buying by centralizing all product related data. PLM replaces multiple spreadsheets and thousands of emails, which vastly improves supplier communications.
High-volume and direct to factory sourcing maximizes the potential for profitability. Centric Retail PLM empowers retailers to launch and evaluate supplier requests en masse while automatically consolidating RFQ responses and supplier notes in one centralized digital space.
Streamline and automate sample reviews with mobile, 3D technology and take advantage of AI to quickly visually search style libraries for materials that can be re-used and re-ordered from suppliers, enabling you to develop more innovative products, faster.
Digitally transform the way you manage product quality with Centric Retail PLM’s Final Inspection module and PLM-connected mobile app. Protect your brand value and reputation by ensuring product quality doesn’t slide as the pace and volume of new product introductions accelerates.
Digital mobility frees teams to increase the number of inspections they carry out while eliminating paper notes that need to be manually entered in PLM, and inspection information is available instantly in real time to everyone that needs it. Inspectors can work on or offline and automatically upload notes and images directly connected to live product specifications already entered in PLM.
Using Final Inspection, it’s easy to sync and assign action items to the entire inspection team using calendar management and create powerful. actionable reports based on up-to-date data that can be shared across all departments.
借助由市场驱动、基于云的移动 PLM 技术，零售商可以加快新产品推出的步伐，改善供应商协作和产品共创，促进产品创新，确保符合地区性产品规范和贴标要求，促进质量管理，缩短上市时间并降低成本。
在零售地点的现场审核期间，使用 Centric 的 Retail Review 移动应用程序记录注释和观察结果。将 PDF 报告和纠正措施计划重新发布至 PLM 系统，确保视觉营销方式的一致性，保护您的品牌声誉。