Xcel Brands Inc., an Innovator in Fashion Brand Development and Omnichannel Retail, Selects NGC’s Global Enterprise Suite
Xcel Brands Inc. owns and manages leading fashion brands such as Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, H Halston, and C. Wonder
MIAMI, FL — April 26, 2016 — NGC Software today announced Xcel Brands has selected NGC’s Global Enterprise Suite, a fully integrated suite including fashion PLM, apparel ERP and Supply Chain Management.
Headquartered in New York City, Xcel Brands is a leader and innovator in the acquisition, design, production, licensing, marketing and retail sales of consumer brands. Xcel owns and manages the Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, H Halston and C. Wonder brands.
NGC's Global Enterprise Suite (GES) brings together NGC's solutions for apparel ERP, fashion PLM and SCM in a fully integrated suite. All parts of the system work in unison, and information is shared seamlessly throughout the suite with a common platform – eliminating the redundancies found with other systems and improving workflows, productivity and speed to market.
“Xcel Brands is an innovative, forward-thinking company with a dynamic vision for the fashion industry – exactly the kind of company that NGC loves to partner with,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC Software. “We’re honored Xcel Brands selected NGC to deliver a strategic software platform for their business.”
About Xcel Brands
Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB) is a brand development and media company engaged in the design, production, licensing, marketing and direct-to-consumer sales of branded apparel, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home goods, and other consumer products, and the acquisition of dynamic consumer lifestyle brands. Xcel was founded by Robert W. D’Loren in 2011 with a vision to reimagine shopping, entertainment and social as one. Xcel owns and manages the Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, H Halston, and C. Wonder brands, pioneering an omnichannel sales strategy which includes the promotion and sale of products under its brands through direct-response television, internet, brick and mortar retail, and e-commerce channels. Headquartered in New York City, Xcel Brands is led by an executive team with significant retailing, licensing, design, and marketing experience, and a proven track record of success in elevating branded consumer products companies. With a team of over 100 professionals focused on design, production, and digital marketing, Xcel maintains control of product quality and promotion across all of its product categories and distribution channels. Xcel differentiates by design. www.xcelbrands.com
NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management, ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC was recognized as a leader in 34 categories in the 2015 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts.
In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.