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February 8, 2018updated 12 Nov 2021 12:08pm

Woolworths to deploy Centric’s PLM solution

South African retail chain Woolworths Proprietary (Woolworths) has selected Centric Software’s (Centric) Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to improve speed to market and streamline its fashion, beauty and home business.

South African retail chain Woolworths Proprietary (Woolworths) has selected Centric Software’s (Centric) Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to improve speed-to-market and streamline its fashion, beauty and home business.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, US, Centric Software develops and provides enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies.

“We will be with Woolworths every step of the way and we look forward to seeing Centric support their business as they move into the future.”

Part of the Woolworths Holdings Group (WHG), Woolworths South Africa operates in 11 Sub Saharan African countries and offers a blend of food, fashion, beauty, homeware and financial services.

WHG currently employs more than 44,000 employees across 14 countries and trades in more than 1,400 store locations.

Centric’s PLM solution presents information across all different departments for easier management of collections, as well as a reduction in time to market and improved visibility.

Woolworths anticipates that Centric’s PLM solution will enable the company to transform its sourcing, buying as well as technical tasks and empower its team to make smarter and faster decisions.

Centric Software president and CEO Chris Groves said: “We are very pleased that Woolworths has selected Centric PLM and would like to welcome them to the Centric family.

“We will be with Woolworths every step of the way and we look forward to seeing Centric support their business as they move into the future.”