Filippa K® Uses YuniquePLM™ to Manage its Global Retail Operations
Leading Swedish fashion brand, Filippa K®, has implemented YuniquePLM™ from Gerber Technology to improve collaboration among its global network of retail partners, managers, suppliers and manufacturers. Filippa K offers timeless, high quality apparel for men and women that can be found in over 700 select retailers in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to its head office in Stockholm, the company also has country offices in Norway, Denmark, Holland and Germany. Gerber Technology’s software and automation solutions are supplied by ACG Nyström to customers throughout Europe.
Erik Lindqvist, CIO at Filippa K said, “Filippa K’s philosophy is founded on style, simplicity and quality. We apply these values to all areas of our business. In order to maintain high quality standards throughout our supply chain requires strong collaboration and transparency of information.” Lindqvist continued, “As we transition to an increasingly retail-driven business versus a wholesale model, YuniquePLM will help us further link our various partners and teams via a centralized platform.”
Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager of Enterprise SW Solutions, said, “We look forward to the continued partnership with Sweden’s leading fashion brand. YuniquePLM will offer increased productivity, drive efficiency and support growth as Filippa K continues to make great strides in establishing a truly international presence.”
About Filippa K: Filippa K® was founded in 1993 by Filippa Knutsson and Patrik Kihlborg and has grown to be one of Sweden’s leading fashion brands. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Filippa K now operates a growing number of stores in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland. The men’s and women’s lines are featured in over 700 stores throughout the world. Visit www.filippa-k.com for more information.
About ACG Nyström: ACG Nyström is the market leading full service provider to the textile industry providing both equipment and service as well as software solutions and consultancies in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Ukraine and the Baltic states.
With a strong heritage going back to 1921 ACG has continued to both support and innovate within the textile industry providing us with a deep understanding of both product development and production meaning we are the given partner in the entire textile value chain.
About Gerber Technology: Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer. Gerber serves more than 78,000 customers in 130 countries, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in apparel & accessories, home and leisure, transportation, packaging and sign & graphics. The company develops and manufactures its products from various locations in the United States and Canada and has additional manufacturing capabilities in China.
Based in Connecticut in the USA, Gerber Technology is owned by Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and managing more than $2 billion of equity capital.
Julie Pompa, APR