PTC FlexPLM The industry leading product lifecycle management solution enabling retailers and brands to bring innovative products to market faster.

Plan, develop, and source new products with FlexPLM

Delivering innovative products on-time, on-trend, and on-cost is a challenge all retailers face. FlexPLM offers the most comprehensive Retail PLM capabilities to help address both your industry-centric challenges and everyday business pressures.

Named as the #1 PLM Software by analyst firm IDC, FlexPLM enables retailers to manage the entire product development process, from assortment planning to design, to full specification development, to sourcing and costing, and pre-order confirmation.

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Comprehensive Retail PLM Capabilities

FlexPLM enables you to manage your company’s entire product line and bring more innovative and profitable products to market, faster.

  • Merchandising and Line Planning
    Plan, communicate, and manage product assortments to ensure the right mix and achieve targets. Collaborative line review and line confirmation allows you to compare up-to-date product development data with supplier information and cost estimates.
  • Material, Color and Artwork Development

    Define a classified material library to manage material specifications and standards as well as to define color standards. This helps you to improve selection decisions and achieve greater material and color consistency with internal and external partners

  • Concept Development and Creative Design

    Define the seasonal direction of your products and materials based on real-time trends and competitive analyses. Design and manage product concepts as well as ensure your team meets product requirements and cost targets.

  • SKU and Specification Management

    Create different types of product specifications to meet the unique requirements of your various product types. For a given product, manage its BOMs, image pages/sketches, and documents across all variants. This enables you to reduce sample cycle time and improve supplier section.

  • Sourcing

    Plan, negotiate, and establish global product and material from a supplier network in order to minimize total cost, optimize quality, expedite delivery, and instill flexibility.

  • Quality and Compliance

    Manage product and material, and build quality and compliance into the earliest phases of product design and development. Set alerts and develop reports to proactively addressquality issues.

  • Vendor Portal

    Collaborate with your suppliers on product development data. Request quotes, confirm orders and provide suppliers with access to material and design.

  • Mobility

    Access FlexPLM directly from your iPad or iPhone. Regardless of whether you’re meeting at headquarters, a supplier’s facility, or traveling the world, PTC Windchill Mobile gives you up-to-date visibility on product and process information - anytime, anywhere.

  • Enterprise Performance, Security and Scalability

    Trust in a highly scalable, secure PLM infrastructure designed to adapt as your business changes, featuring robust data security, access control, and advanced monitoring.

  • PTC Value-Ready Deployments

    The PTC Retail PLM solution optionally offers industry-specific best practices and pre-defined process-driven services to enable organizations to quickly implement the solution in four months.

  • Connected Consumer, Product, Store and Supply Chain

    Leverage cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to enable you to integrate customer insights, transform in-store experiences, and add a new layer of context to your design plans.

PTC FlexPLM provides a world-class collaborative platform between our internal teams and our external partners, which we expect will lead to a significant increase in company productivity and profitability.

– C&A Europe

PTC FlexPLM 11 Data Sheet

PTC FlexPLM 11 offers next generation Retail Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) capabilities through connectivity and enhanced usability.

FlexPLM Adobe® Design Module

The FlexPLM Adobe Design Module enables designers to create FlexPLM products and candidates natively within Adobe Illustrator.

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