TradeStone’s merchandise lifecycle management (MLM) platform unifies the design, sourcing, ordering, and delivery of private-label and branded goods, allowing fashion, apparel, footwear, and accessories retailers to leverage a “single version of the truth.” The company’s latest innovation, Bamboo Rose, is a global e-market community for retailers and suppliers who want to exchange ideas and product information before they buy.
most deals with PTC FlexPLM and has reportedly won the last six major deals when the focus was on retail finished goods. PTC claims that the fashion sector has been its fastest growing business, and many observers agree that FlexPLM is a top player in this vertical (along with TradeStone, and New Generation Computing [NGC] and Centric Software close behind, depending on the particular retail sector). When it comes to items and parts that require more engineering (e.g., footwear, sports equipment, etc.),