Modern, Modular PLM for Fashion, Apparel and Footwear

BlueCherry Next PLM is a highly configurable, no-code product lifecycle management solution designed to meet today’s consumer brands, retailers and manufacturers’ needs.

Work anywhere, on any device, in any browser. There is no need to download software or apps. Suitable for SMEs and scalable for global enterprises, BlueCherry Next PLM is fast, fully featured, and futureproof. 

Fashion PLM Features & Benefits

Extended PLM for the Apparel Industry

Manage everything from design, product and raw materials development to purchasing, sample approval and workflow tracking.

Advanced Management

Centralized product and color management platform enabling global collaboration. Built-in quality control and testing features.

Adobe® Plug-in

Integrate your entire design team with the best two-way Adobe® Illustrator Plug-in so designers can submit final designs without ever having to log in. 

Integrated PO

Incorporates a true purchase order management system, giving you complete visibility of all production costs.


Leverage our fashion PLM software to generate and manage CPSIA, GCC and other compliance documentation including factory audits.

Process Visibility

Integrate internal teams and vendors to track and manage process milestones with streamlined approvals and automated alerts.

Fully Omnichannel

PLM-connected to ERP and ecommerce for a seamless omnichannel experience.

Digital Asset Management

Centralize all your text, audio, video and production files while maintaining complete control over the workflow of all your digital assets.

Document Management

Take advantage of our document scanning and OCR technology to bring your archived files online. Get all your business documents in one user-friendly and searchable place.

Deliver Your Products On-Trend, On-Time, On-Cost Using the Top Apparel PLM

In this era of mobility and remote collaboration, companies are required to move faster from concept to production, by managing complex product development efficiently and on-budget.

The consumer lifestyle products industry is fast-moving and uber-competitive. Companies are continuously tested to deliver greater product innovation and value. Global supply chains must respond with agility, efficiency, profitability and clear understanding of the shifts in consumer demands.

Organizations must be smarter, leaner and responsive. Product design, development and sourcing present opportunities for improved lead time and cost reduction.

Increase collaboration without demanding your creative team changes their toolset. Real-time information flow is critical to respond to changing industry needs. Our fashion plm software provides on-demand data flow to support better-informed business decisions and helps companies succeed in an omnichannel environment.

Introducing BlueCherry Next PLM

Apparel and Fashion PLM that Scales with Industry Needs

BlueCherry Next™ PLM is a best-in-class PLM software for fashion, apparel, accessories, lifestyle and footwear brands. Out-of-the-Box and completely configurable, our apparel PLM solution provides a comprehensive set of tools to manage your entire product lifecycle. 

Accelerate your product lifecycle with a concept-to-consumer PLM system that will empower your team to work faster, make better business decisions and drive sustainable competitive advantage.

In addition to core product data management (PDM), bill of materials (BOM), and technical specifications, BlueCherry Next PLM delivers several additional benefits. Our fashion PLM software offers a broad set of integrated line planning, design, product development, sourcing and production capabilities to meet the demands of today's rapidly changing marketplace. 

Our PLM capabilities better equip companies to streamline processes, gain greater visibility and control over collections. The solution also enhances collaboration across in-house and global supply chain operations. It brings new, profitable products to the market quicker.

"For a supplier to undertake a WhichPLM Evaluation shows the utmost confidence and conviction in their solution offering."
-Mark Harrop, CEO, WhichPLM


Next-Generation Fashion PLM Capabilities

Launch new products directly in Adobe® Illustrator® and automatically populate BlueCherry Next PLM with the BlueCherry Next Adobe® Illustrator® Plug-in application. The result—more innovative designs and better design efficiency. Our PLM empowers fashion professionals with a fully integrated system that connects with your favorite tools such as Adobe® Illustrator®, bringing you the fastest, most comprehensive and collaborative product development environment on the market.


Generate and manage compliance documentation like CPSIA and GCC. Link data from onsite sample approvals and factory score carding to maintain a comprehensive product record.

Delivered with out-of-the-box processes based upon industry best-practice. Use it as a stand-alone solution or as a fully integrated component of the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite

Integrate with virtually any ERP and eCommerce solution to enable a seamless omnichannel experience.

Apparel and Fashion PLM that Scales with Industry Needs

Integrated PLM Platform for Streamlined Workflow

Lack of process visibility with global supply chain partners can lead to missed trends, missed deliveries, high product costs, and high operational costs. 

BlueCherry Next PLM provides one version of the truth. Our solution provides details and the status of each product under design.

With our fashion and apparel PLM, you can manage: 

  • Design images
  • Product development
  • Raw materials development
  • Purchasing and sample approval

End-to-end workflow tracking results in a decrease in sample iterations, fewer prototypes, reduced administrative tasks and data entry. Overall companies can increase efficiency and overall greater speed and agility with BlueCherry Next PLM.

Next-Generation apparel PLM Capabilities

Why Your Brand Needs Fashion & Apparel PLM

Today’s consumer is more discerning and demanding, pressuring retailers and designers to deliver fashion trends quickly. Streamlining the product lifecycle with digital technology, mobile and IoT are imperative to meet market and consumer demands. The future of retail and fashion is based on innovation and mobilizing the supply chain. Creation and production is happening faster than ever before and businesses require innovation to meet omnichannel demands.

BlueCherry Next PLM for retail is agile and highly configurable to support the growth and success of a retailer in this fast-paced industry. Our solution will grant retailers total control of the product development process. Retailers looking to grow their private-label business can leverage BlueCherry Next PLM to improve private label development and increase margins.

Retail PLM for supply chain efficiency

250,000+ users worldwide


A community of 500+ customers


Implemented in 20+ countries

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“The Co-op can now streamline all product and material specifications, as everything about a style is now recorded in one place. Anyone of the organization who needs information can now access the portion they need within PLM. The solution is clearly working its magic...”

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