The industry leading product lifecycle management solution enabling retailers and brands to bring innovative products to market faster.

Plan, develop, and source new products with FlexPLM

Delivering innovative products on-time, on-trend, and on-cost is a challenge all brands and retailers face. FlexPLM offers the most comprehensive Retail PLM capabilities to help address both your industry-centric challenges and everyday business pressures.

Named as the #1 PLM Software by analyst firm IDC, FlexPLM enables retail, fashion, footwear and apparel companies to manage the entire product development process, from assortment planning to design, to full specification development, to sourcing and costing, and pre-order confirmation.

Comprehensive Retail PLM Capabilities

FlexPLM enables you to manage your company’s entire product line and bring more innovative and profitable products to market, faster.

Merchandising and Line Planning

Plan, communicate, and manage product assortments to ensure the right mix and achieve targets. Collaborative line review and line confirmation allows you to compare up-to-date product development data with supplier information and cost estimates.

Material, Color and Artwork Development

Define a classified material library to manage material specifications and standards as well as to define color standards. This helps you to improve selection decisions and achieve greater material and color consistency with internal and external partners.

Concept Development and Creative Design

Define the seasonal direction of your products and materials based on real-time trends and competitive insights. Design and manage product concepts as well as ensure your team meets product requirements and cost targets.

Adobe® Illustrator Integration

We seamlessly integrate with the de facto design tool of Adobe® Illustrator (AI) so designers can create FlexPLM products and candidates natively within AI. This frees designers to focus on what they do best – be creative – without encumbering them with data management.

SKU and Specification Management

Create different types of product specifications to meet the unique requirements of your various product types. For a given product, manage its BOMs, image pages/sketches, and documents across all variants. This enables you to reduce sample cycle time and improve supplier section.


Plan, negotiate, and establish global product and material from a supplier network in order to minimize total cost, optimize quality, expedite delivery, and instill flexibility.

Quality and Compliance

Manage product and material, and build quality and compliance into the earliest phases of product design and development. Set alerts and develop reports to proactively addressquality issues.

Vendor Portal

Collaborate with your suppliers on product development data. Request quotes, confirm orders and provide suppliers with access to material and design.


Access FlexPLM directly from your iPad or iPhone. Regardless of whether you’re meeting at headquarters, a supplier’s facility, or traveling the world, PTC Mobile gives you up-to-date visibility on product and process information - anytime, anywhere.

Enterprise Performance, Security and Scalability

Trust in a highly scalable, secure PLM infrastructure designed to adapt as your business changes, featuring robust data security, access control, and advanced monitoring.

PTC Value-Ready Deployments

The PTC Retail PLM solution optionally offers industry-specific best practices and pre-defined process-driven services to enable organizations to quickly implement the solution in four months.

Connected Product, Supply Chain, Store and Consumer

Leverage cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and machine learning to integrate customer insights, transform in-store experiences, and add a new layer of context to your design and product development.