Centric PLM Helps Blue Sky Soar

Blue Sky Soars with Centric PLM

Centric PLM helps us belong to a mission, that is to broach high peculiarity sell on time and with style, by improving a product expansion process, augmenting a speed to marketplace and creation information transparent clear.

Centric Software announces that Blue Sky, creator of select and organic planners and notebooks sole by vital retailers, has successfully left live with Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides a many innovative craving solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, oppulance and consumer products companies to grasp vital and operational digital mutation goals.

California-based Blue Sky produces stylish, high peculiarity paper products to assistance people devise their day and classify their time. Blue Sky products are sole in thousands of locations opposite a US, including Target, Staples, Walgreens, Amazon, FedEx Office, Walmart and Office Depot. Blue Sky offers hundreds of products and continues to grow rapidly.

To assistance conduct a augmenting complexity that comes with growth, Blue Sky chose Centric SMB, Centric’s cloud-based, SaaS PLM resolution for tiny and middle sized brands, since they knew it would not usually fit their stream needs though that a resolution can be developed as a association continues to grow.

“When we arrived during Blue Sky dual years ago, one of my initial tasks was to emanate a master information Excel piece of all a products, past and present,” explains Jennifer Vanderburg, Planning and Merchandising Manager during Blue Sky. “This would have been a huge charge and a Excel piece would have to be constantly updated by opposite users. After some discussion, we motionless that it would be softened to exercise a PLM complement rather than rest on a spreadsheet to effectively conduct and refurbish a product database.”

Blue Sky began their hunt for a PLM resolution and chose Centric since their turn of support and patron use stood out opposite other suppliers.

Echoing a knowledge of other Centric Software customers, Vanderburg explains, “An critical partial of a preference routine was a courtesy to fact that a Centric group brought to a table. Centric was consistently accessible to answer a questions, listen to suggestions, make recommendations and margin a ideas.”

Second to Centric’s joining to patron service, scalability surfaced a list of attributes that Blue Sky needed.

As Vanderburg says, “Centric PLM helps us belong to a mission, that is to broach high peculiarity sell on time and with style, by improving a product expansion process, augmenting a speed to marketplace and creation information transparent transparent to everybody who touches any product, while expelling nonessential meetings and emails. This speed gives us an corner in a rival market. We’re flourishing fast, and it’s critical that we’ll be means to scale adult when a time is right.”

As Vanderburg concludes, it was transparent from a commencement that Centric offering a long-term partnership, rather than a discerning sale.

“Centric has been a partner each step of a way, creation certain their product is tailored to a classification and supports a approach we work. We’re really vehement about a plan and a partnership,” she says.

“We’re gay Blue Sky chose Centric SMB and we are unapproachable to partner with them,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric Software. “Blue Sky witnessing streamlined product development, even faster time to marketplace and also softened capability are a testimony to Centric’s capabilities and a strength of a partnership. We demeanour brazen to stability to partner with them as they continue to grow.”

Blue Sky (http://www.bluesky.com)

#1 Dated Products brand*, Blue Sky, represents some-more than only a flattering planner. Recognized for a endless array of antiquated planners, calendars, notebooks, and more, Blue Sky products assistance a millions who dream of achieving classification strech their goals, and in style. After a launch of a personalized planner line progressing this year, Blue Sky has solidified a purpose as a force in a lifestyle category, giving business a ability to pattern their ideally personal planner or cover to their heart’s desire. Plus, tip brands like Dabney Lee, Nicole Miller, TRINA TURK and Ashley G have devoted Blue Sky with bringing their singular visions to life by partnerships. And a universe has taken notice. Blue Sky products have been featured by media including Refinery29, Business Insider, Hollywood Reporter, Southern Living, The Everygirl and Brit+Co. Find a full line online during http://www.bluesky.com.

*Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / Retail Tracking Service, U.S. Sales, 26 weeks finale Sep 9, 2017

Centric Software (http://www.centricsoftware.com)

From a domicile in Silicon Valley and offices in trend capitals around a world, Centric Software provides a Digital Transformation Platform for a many prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outside and consumer goods. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (VIP) is a visual, entirely digital collection of play for touch-based inclination like iPad, iPhone and large-scale, touch-screen televisions. Centric VIP transforms preference creation and automates execution to truly fall time to marketplace and stretch to trend. Centric’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class sell planning, product development, sourcing, business planning, peculiarity and collection government functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric SMB packages extended PLM including innovative record and pivotal attention learnings tailored for tiny businesses.

Centric Software has perceived mixed attention awards, including a Frost Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Retail, Fashion, and Apparel PLM in 2016 and Frost Sullivan’s Global Retail, Fashion, and Apparel PLM Product Differentiation Excellence Award in 2012. Red Herring named Centric to a Top 100 Global list in 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Centric is a purebred heading of Centric Software. All other brands and product names might be trademarks of their particular owners.

Media Contacts:

Blue Sky

Allyson Conklin, ACPR for Blue Sky

[email protected] | 303.876.0300 ext. 801

Centric Software

Americas: Jennifer Forsythe, [email protected]

Europe: Kristen Salaun Batby, [email protected]

Asia: Lily Dong, [email protected]

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