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PI Apparel New York to probe PLM, 3D and wearable tech

Executives from Walmart, American Eagle Outfitters, Under Armour, Target, Otto, Eileen Fisher, Adidas Group, VF Corporation and Donna Karan are among those sharing their insights on the tools and technologies disrupting fashion and footwear supply chains at an event in New York later this month.

Coats buys efficiency software specialist Fast React

Industrial thread manufacturer Coats is on the acquisition trail again, adding UK-based software developer Fast React Systems to its line-up of productivity improvement tools for apparel and footwear manufacturers, sourcing companies and retailers.

Visual 2000 develops direct shipping integrations

Fashion software provider Visual 2000 International has added a host of new shipping carrier integrations to its suite of omni-channel software for apparel, footwear, and accessories customers in Europe, North America and Australia.

PTC develops smart connected PLM update

Software firm PTC has launched the latest version of its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution that it says includes role-based apps and ThingWorx platform connectivity for greater speed and efficiency.