Infor FashionA complete and innovative approach
With Infor Fashion, you’re covered from head to toe
The fashion industry isn’t easy. It’s one of the most highly competitive and global industries, where knowledge and the ability to predict and meet consumer demand equals power. At the same time, a share, tweet, like, or pin in a social community can result in demand volatility. Anticipating consumer appetites, monitoring trends, and reaching customers wherever they are—all while reducing time to market and staying profitable on tight margins—are challenges that can be daunting to even the most seasoned fashion industry veteran.
Infor Fashion is a suite of software products designed specifically for the ever-changing demands of the fashion industry. With this integrated, configurable solution, you can manage the entire fashion process—from design, source and distribute, to manufacturing, private brand retail, and wholesale. With Infor Fashion, you can move as quickly as the market does.
An industry-specific solution that looks good right off the rack
With Infor Fashion, you get a purpose-built, industry-specific suite of solutions designed to address the distinct challenges brand owners, distributors, manufacturers, and retailers face. Infor Fashion’s comprehensive capabilities include product design and development, sourcing, demand management, supply chain planning, production management, inventory management, and support for multichannel distribution.
The tailored suite
Infor Fashion can help you manage your core fashion processes, while keeping you prepared for the latest trends and market changes. With Infor Fashion, you get support for your design, development, and sourcing, as well as your production, inventory management, multichannel distribution, omni-channel sales, and finance. You'll have the tools to better adapt collections and styles to consumers' changing needs and get your products to market faster than your competition.
Highly focused solutions
Get the functionality you need to quickly launch everything from new lines of business to new apparel lines. Infor Implementation Accelerator for Fashion can deliver the value and benefits of the integrated Infor Fashion solution faster and more cost-effectively than many full-blown implementations. With Infor Accelerator for Fashion, you get highly focused, pre-built content to rapidly create a solid business solution.
A stunning new user experience
Fashion business applications should be as easy to use, attractive, and inspiring as consumer software. The Infor User Experience wraps your enterprise applications in an elegant, consumer-grade user experience, and delivers social business capabilities that empower your teams to communicate and collaborate efficiently, so they can be more creative and innovative.
Infor M3 significantly reduced the time needed to process orders, simplified the supply chain operation and provided better transparency of information across the company.
Richard Tsoi MIS Manager
Pavilion Investment Ltd.
Augusta Sportswear teams with Infor
Augusta Sportswear® boasts more than 1,700 employees, and offers a vast product line of team uniforms, athletic wear, outerwear, warm ups, and accessories. Over the course of many years, this US-based company has relied on the Infor Fashion solution to successfully navigate through change, and to pursue an organic and acquisition-based growth strategy to propel it into the future.
From top to bottom, everything works together
Seamlessly manage the entire fashion process—from design to multichannel distribution—with Infor Fashion. You’ll have the tools you need to develop consumer products quickly and move them to the end consumer faster than your competition, giving you an edge in your evolving industry.
For manufacturers of tailored suits or t-shirts, undergarments or outerwear, workwear or sportswear, bridge fashions or haute couture, Infor Fashion can help you synchronize demand and supply throughout your enterprise. To learn more, find out why three of the top five surfwear companies use Infor Fashion.
- Handling of style and non-style items
- Flexible style matrix for color, size, fit
- Attributes for full inventory characteristics
Whether you supply sophisticated stilettos, rugged safety boots, or stylish sandals, you are in the business of style-based products that can have seasonal and non-seasonal attributes. Infor Fashion can handle all these challenges with style—that's why the largest shoe manufacturer and retailer in China relies on Infor Fashion.
- A matrix to handle shoe style, fabric, color, and fit
- Storage and maintenance of additional flexible attributes
- Ability to forecast consumption at the style level
- Forecast consumption at the style level
- Flexible units of measure, such as pairs and cases
Regardless of whether you manufacture bags, scarves, ties, jewelry, or timepieces, you need to manage a wide variety of products and often a mix of style and non-style products. Each product can have a large number of attributes—more than just style, color, and size—something most software companies don’t understand. But we understand it. That’s why more than 1,700 fashion customers in 94 countries rely on Infor.
- A matrix to flexibly handle product attributes
- Product configuration for customized orders
- Global capable-to-promise functionality
- Web-based collaboration
- Alignment of suppliers and inventory replenishment with demand
With low-volume, high-value merchandise, and so much riding on maintaining a flawless image, your position in the market is always at risk. Luxury-specific challenges require a luxury-specific solution. With Infor Fashion, you get a vertically-integrated solution with tools to take control of your inventory, better comply with regulations, improve visibility across your entire supply chain, track from raw materials to products, replenish faster, and more. That’s why three of the top five luxury brands use it to run their business.
- Serialization of high-value items
- Accurate control over your inventory
- Real-time business intelligence
Manufacturing finished products and textiles for the bedroom, lounge, or bathroom means your supply lead times are relatively long and your business is seasonal, with the market dictating the color trends for a season. The pressure to deliver accurately to the agreed date, quantity, and quality is intense. Infor Fashion encompasses all aspects of supply chain management, so you can consolidate demand plans from multiple sources.
- Support for a mix of make-to-stock and make-to-order goods
- A matrix to handle different sizes in the same style
- Support for product groups
- Customer-specific price lists, to maximize sales and profitability
Knitting and Weaving
Knitters and weavers are early links in the fashion supply chain where each step in a garment or textile's creation is a step toward delivering an end product to the customer. By helping to plan for the use of raw materials and machine assets, Infor Fashion can help simplify every aspect of your supply chain.
- Collaborative demand planning and business intelligence tools
- Support for planning cost-optimized stock build-ups
- Financial and operational dashboards, charts, KPIs, and drill downs
Yarn and Fiber
Fiber and yarn processors and spinners are a crucial part of the fashion and textile supply chain. With Infor Fashion, you get the tools to manage material challenges, optimize your utilization of bottleneck resources, and better meet customer demand.
- Collaborative demand planning and business intelligence tools
- Support for dying fabrics at different points in the manufacturing process
- Enterprise asset management (EAM) tools for bottleneck planning
Having everyone on the same system has improved consistency across all divisions. We now have reliability, stability, and communication throughout the company because we have a single source for the truth.
Wade Vann CIO and VP of IT
Augusta Sportswear Group
Choose from our fashion wardrobe
Fashion manufacturers, private brand retailers, and brand owners that design, source and distribute all face distinct business challenges. To address these challenges, Infor joined forces with fashion industry leaders and experts to develop Infor Fashion, a far-reaching solution that helps you deal with the key processes that make up global supply chains. This solution was shaped by Infor professionals with decades of experience in the apparel, footwear, home textiles, and fashion accessories industry, so you can trust that it will help you manage the entire fashion process.
Enterprise resource planning
An unmatched fashion-specific user experience, broad, integrated applications, and deep fashion-specific functionality make our fashion ERP system different from other ERP systems being sold to fashion companies. Infor Fashion is a multi-lingual, multi-company, multi-site solution with the flexibility to adapt to your changing needs.
Fashion product lifecycle management
An application that's easy to use is also easy to love. Infor Fashion PLM creates a unique experience that invites users to take full advantage of its power. We've built a solution that can help ensure you have the speed and agility to deliver new collections quickly and adjust rapidly to what's happening at retail. This powerful product lifecycle management and collaboration platform can help everyone in your value chain innovate faster, respond more quickly, and act more decisively.
Greater business agility, paired with hassle-free ownership, is one of many benefits of a cloud-based system.
Infor CloudSuite Fashion is a ready-to-run solution built with deep capabilities in areas such as: design and development, sourcing, regulatory compliance, global finance, and more.
Configure Price Quote
Companies like yours that make or deliver configured products, such as made-to-order apparel, footwear, or athletic gear, can rapidly end up with thousands of product permutations that can excite customers and consumers but prove difficult to manage. With Infor Configure Price Quote for Fashion, you get capabilities to help you plan, manage, and sell configured products in ways that increase sales, reduce costs, and build a stronger brand.
Supply chain execution
Fashion has a need for speed to the consumer that's unmatched in other industries. Infor understands this and builds speed into Infor Supply Chain Execution. We put information at your fingertips, so you'll be able to reduce the complexity of warehousing and logistics management, and make faster and better decisions to improve order fulfillment and service levels.
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Fashion Suite in the cloud
Get the same proven functionality that has helped more than 250 apparel, footwear, luxury goods, textile, and fashion accessories companies gain and maintain industry leadership—delivered in the cloud. With Infor CloudSuite, so you'll have the security and reliability of regional data centers managed by leaders in the fields of cloud and big data management. You will also stay forever modern by always operating on the latest version of your solution, and realize faster time to value with minimal upfront investment, lower labor costs, and hassle-free adoption for users.
Empower your creative, technical, and commercial teams.
- DEMO: Sourcing plan and ordering from vendor
- DEMO: Presentation of new collection and taking pre-orders
- DEMO: Full demo – From Concept to Retailer – How cancellations can be turned into upselling
- DEMO: Managing a style/color cancellation due to fabric issue
- DEMO: Mass sales order replacement of a style/color to protect revenue
- DEMO: Analysis of supplier performance
- DEMO: Infor Configure Price Quote for Fashion Order Personalization with Buy/Rent/Lease Options
- DEMO: Fashion demo, Intro
- DEMO: CloudSuite Fashion, Part 1
- DEMO: CloudSuite Fashion, Part 2
- DEMO: CloudSuite Fashion, Part 3
- DEMO: CloudSuite Fashion, Part 4
- DEMO: CloudSuite Fashion, Part 5
- DEMO: Fashion demo, summary
- VIDEO: VanDeVelde - Fashion
- DATASHEET: Infor Fashion footprint
- VIDEO: Brooks Running
- VIDEO: Harper's Bazaar Fashion ICONS
- WHITEPAPER: How product lifecycle management fuels the momentum of fashion
- BROCHURE: Infor Rhythm: Create intelligent, integrated, and beautiful online interactions
- WHITEPAPER: How to take advantage of B2B e-commerce
- BROCHURE: Infor Fashion for sportswear and sporting goods
- BROCHURE: How Infor helps fiber processors and yarn manufacturers balance resource utilization and costs
- BROCHURE: How Infor helps knitters and weavers deliver orders on time and at a profit