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Looking Ahead: Predictions for the 2020 Supply Chain

In 2019, NGC experienced rapid growth, largely due to an increased demand for digital supply chain solutions from top-tier retailers. The growth aligned with last year’s industry-wide focus on the digital supply chain, which is essential for improving speed to market and profitability. Of course, this came at a time when fashion brands were looking to overcome barriers like complexity of the concept-to-customer process, disparate information sources and too much lag time in decision making.

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Jerry Leigh Expands 12-Year Relationship with NGC

Since 1962, family-owned business Jerry Leigh has been on a mission to “empower through apparel” by partnering with a variety of brands and retailers to make fashion accessible for all demographics. For the last 12 years, this leading design, manufacturing and brand management firm has worked with NGC to improve its speed to market, streamline communications and meet profit goals, all with the latest fashion trends and best price points top of mind.

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NRF 2020: How a Digital Supply Chain Can Bring the Future Into Focus

In the retail world, the start of the holiday season is also the start of preparations for the biggest show of the year, NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show. This year’s conference theme is all about bringing the future into focus, and its visionary quality inspires us to imagine just how impactful the digital supply chain can be in creating that future reality.

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Retailers Rank NGC #1 in Seven Categories in RIS Software Leaderboard ‘20

NGC has hit it out of the park for the eighth consecutive year in the RIS News 2020 Software LeaderBoard, this year with its highest rankings ever in retailer customer satisfaction.

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NGC in Footwear News: How Digital Supply Chains Can Reduce Waste and Costs

Footwear brands are at a crossroads: consumers want to receive shoes faster but also in a way that is environmentally sustainable. A recent Footwear News article reported on this dilemma with insight from Mark Burstein, president at NGC, into to how retailers can resolve this challenge.

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Nicole Miller, Global, Influential Retailer Upgrades to Andromeda PLM

After six successful years of working together, Nicole Miller is upgrading to our Andromeda PLM®. As the global brand expands into new markets, Nicole Miller saw an opportunity to further streamline its product development workflow and gain additional visibility into its supply chain.

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Leading Fashion Designer Selects NGC’s Andromeda Platform

Joseph Ribkoff is one of Canada’s most respected fashion designers. Based in Montreal, it sells in boutiques and specialty stores across 64 countries. Since 1957, the designer has been successfully designing collections for women around the world who lead busy lifestyles. The fashion designer thrives on key concepts, which include signature black and white styles, bold print pieces and essential items as well as separates and dresses. The company and collections have been constantly evolving to meet the multidimensional needs of today's women.

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Discussing Fashion’s New Fundamentals at Sourcing Journal’s Sourcing Summit

We’re looking forward to joining supply chain executives in New York at Sourcing Journal’s Sourcing Summit next Thursday, Oct. 17. The event’s theme is the New Fundamentals, an important topic of discussion in the current retail environment. Through engaging keynotes, interactive discussions and detailed insights, top thought leaders will share their struggles, strategies and successes as they evolve the core of what the retail business is about.

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The Benefits of PLM Revealed in Latest just-style Articles

This month, NGC’s president Mark Burstein was featured in three articles in just-style’s online magazine, “What’s next for PLM?”, “Leveraging 3D and PLM to speed design and development” and “How to plan for a pain-free PLM implementation.” The articles were additionally abridged to “How clothing firms can fuel growth through strategic PLM,” which was published on the just-style website. To celebrate these articles being published, we’ve included highlights of Mark’s thoughts on the state of PLM in the questions and answers below.

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NGC Customers to Speak at PI Apparel Supply Chain Forum

In just a few days, the 2019 PI Apparel Supply Chain Forum will occur in New York on September 17 and 18. We have loved being involved with the event for many years, but this year will be particularly momentous as NGC customers Carter’s, Foot Locker, Jockey, Jump Design and PVH Corp. will be speaking.

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