Crocs and tentree will share their Centric PLM experiences at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market


Crocs and tentree will share their Centric PLM experiences at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Centric Software to host two seminars, one for footwear and one for emerging businesses,

to present industry innovations


CAMPBELL, Calif., July 12, 2016 – Centric, the leading product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for fashion, retail, outdoor, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies is pleased to announce that it will host two live case studies, one with Crocs and one with tentree, at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, held August 3 to 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah, caters to the outdoor sports market and is the largest outdoor sports show of its kind. Outdoor Retailer Summer Market also features educational conferences giving retailers, brands and manufacturers the opportunity to learn about industry trends as well as industry solutions and innovations.

The first Centric seminar will focus on footwear and will be lead by Crocs, a world leader in innovative casual footwear for men, women and children. Cody Bumgarner, Sr. Product Creation Operations & Performance Manager will explain how Centric PLM helps footwear companies improve cross-team collaboration and reduce time to market while better controlling costs. Bumgarner will share a first hand testimonial detailing how Crocs has optimized their footwear collections with Centric Software.

The second Centric seminar will feature tentree, a fast-growing outdoor lifestyle apparel company offering activewear for men and women. The tentree seminar will focus on product development tools for emerging brands and will be lead by Arthur Kononuk, Creative Director at tentree. Kononuk will explain why tentree adopted Centric and how this solution helps his company grow their business and reduce costs. CentricSMB is a cloud-based, SaaS PLM solution specifically tailored to help emerging businesses to speed up product development, reduce costs and build better products.

“We are proud to have a successful partnership with two such great brands,” says Chris Groves, president and CEO of Centric Software. “Crocs and tentree recognize the value of Centric’s footwear and outdoor development knowledge and out-of-the-box, configurable solutions. They understand first-hand how Centric solutions can help increase profitability, reduce costs and result in business growth.”

Visit Centric at ORSM, booth #39057 and register to Centric’s two special lunch & learn outdoor seminars featuring tentree and Crocs:

PLM for SMB live case study with tentree, Wednesday, Aug 3, noon – 1:00 p.m. at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, register here:

PLM Footwear lunch with Crocs & other leading brands, Thursday, Aug 4, noon – 1:30 p.m., Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Deer Valley Room

Centric Software, Inc. (

From its headquarters in Silicon Valley and offices in capitals around the world, Centric Software develops technologies for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, luxury and consumer goods. Its flagship product lifecycle management (PLM) platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class promotional planning, product development, sourcing, business planning, quality and collection management functionality, tailored to fast-moving consumer industries. Centric Cloud packages provide small businesses with extensive PLM solutions, based on innovative technology and key industry learnings.

Centric Software has received multiple industry awards, including the Frost & Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Retail, Fashion and Apparel PLM. Red Herring named Centric in its Top 100 Global list in 2013 and 2015.

Centric is a registered trademark of Centric Software. All other product names and brands may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Media contacts:

Centric Software Americas: Jennifer Forsythe, Centric Software,

Outdoor Communications: Beth Cochran,