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How Foot Locker’s Jenny Sim Manages the Supply Chain

On Sept. 23, we were thrilled to learn that our customer Foot Locker’s VP of Global Sourcing, Jenny Sim, was awarded a Women in Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE). In her role at Foot Locker, Jenny is part of a team, led by Todd Greener, SVP, Global Supply Chain, where she leads global private label sourcing operations across the company’s family of brands. The recognition honors Jenny as a top supply chain executive for her success in building partner relationships, her consistent adoption to new challenges, and her leadership in driving best practices in sustainability and digitization of Global Sourcing functions at Foot Locker.

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NGC Customer Spotlight: Janouras and Weissman

At NGC, we are proud to support our wonderful customers who are dedicated to meeting the challenges of their supply chain and streamline their business processes with innovative solutions. Today, we want to spotlight two companies in the fashion and retail industry who are doing just that – Janouras and Weissman.

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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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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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The Road to Transparency: Product Compliance

Transparency is one of the top consumer demands in today’s fashion industry. Retailers and brands putting the key tenets of transparency into practice are winning the hearts, minds and even the wallets of consumers. Take H&M, for example. The fast-fashion brand announced this year that it launched an initiative to share product information across all garments on its website. It publishes key supplier factory information to prevent labor abuses or dangerous working conditions. Meanwhile, apparel companies across the board are setting goals to eliminate carbon emissions, reduce landfill waste and eradicate single-use plastics within the next decade.

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NGC Recognized for Its Andromeda PLM Deployment with Jockey International, Inc.

NGC was selected as a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Award this year for our work with Jockey, a 143-year-old brand recognized around the world for its premium underwear and apparel. Take an inside look at this award-winning project and learn how Jockey is using Andromeda PLM® to improve product development and supply chain processes.

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NGC Ranked Among Top Performers in 2019 RIS Software LeaderBoard

For the past 19 years, the RIS Software LeaderBoard has identified the cream of the crop in retail technology, recognizing the best of the best across a variety of categories. The RIS Software LeaderBoard ranks technology vendors based on customer satisfaction surveys across a wide range of criteria, serving as an objective guide to help retailers find the vendors and solutions they need. Regarded as one of the most trusted and well-known rankings for software vendors in the industry, a company’s placement on any of the lists indicates a winning status. NGC Ranks as a Leader in 19 Categories.

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NGC Customers Rank Among Most Profitable Public Apparel Firms in 2018

Results are in for Apparel Magazine’s Top 50 report, and eight NGC customers including Carter’s, VF Corp., Canada Goose, UniFirst, Rocky Brands, Foot Locker and Delta Apparel Inc. are on this year’s list.

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Sourcing Journal Podcast: Episode 1, Speed Bump

In the first episode of Sourcing Journal’s new podcast, NGC’s Mark Burstein, Robert D’Loren, chairman and CEO of NGC customer Xcel Brands, and John Thorbeck, CEO and founder of Chainge Capital, discuss how retailers can successfully improve speed to market without sacrificing quality by executing a total transformation of the supply chain.

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The Key Benefits of Digitizing Quality Control

If not properly managed, quality is an area where your business can fail due to factors that are out of your control. Fortunately, quality control is an area that is quantifiable and closely tied to financial performance, and retailers and brand owners can easily and quickly see ROI.

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