THAT CREATE TRUST
One of our key factors of success is that we focus on our core business. With our solutions, we combine the IT infrastructure knowledge and experience expertise of our consultants and system engineers with the products and services of our partners. The benefit of this synergy for our customers
is high-quality and technologically advanced complete one-stop solutions.
Microsoft is the world’s leading producer of standard software, services and solutions. These help people and companies of all sizes in all industry sectors to reach their full potential. In the development of all Microsoft products, the focus is on safety and reliability, innovation and integration as well as openness and interoperability.
As a Microsoft Cloud for Retail launch partner, K3 champions but one ideal: to foster an ethical and socially responsible world driven by sustainable practices. K3 blends its own intellectual property with third-party products to create platforms that are truly transformative and enable forward-thinking brands to unlock enduring value and trust from intelligent, agile and sustainable business practices. With purpose and pace, K3 will permanently transform fashion, apparel and select retail markets into a model of good business, transparency and ethical sustainability.
IBM is the technology and transformation partner for the joint development of IT solutions to match the challenges that companies have to face in today’s digital world. The portfolio of solutions includes a broad range of consulting, cloud and IT services with the related intelligent IT software and hardware infrastructures as well as financing.
Setlog GmbH is a provider of customized Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions. The core product is the cloud-based SCM software OSCA® which is used by more than 150 brands in the fields of clothing, electronics, food, consumer goods and hardware. OSCA® enables networking of companies with their customers, suppliers and service providers in order to accelerate processes and optimally coordinate and efficiently manage supply chains.
NoseDat supports its customers to implement modern and integrative business intelligence solutions. The focus is on managing processes using KPIs, making communication across the various management levels transparent and, above all, improve work performance.
TrueCommerce is a data integration provider and, together with SPH, offers Managed Services solutions for EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and B2B e-commerce, as integrated solutions directly from ERP such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 in the fashion industry. Over 1 million B2B connections are already realised worldwide via the TrueCommerce network in the areas of trade, logistics and manufacturing, among others. TrueCommerce provides the complete service for its customers from on-boarding to operation. The German subsidiary TrueCommerce is based in Ismaning near Munich and has been running the BTE Clearing-Center of the federal association of textile (BTE) for more than 20 years.
Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe is the leading global provider of professional and commercial visual technology and digital signage solutions, owned jointly by Sharp Corporation and NEC Corporation.
Roover is a boutique strategy consultancy specializing in metaverse, Blockchain and immersive technologies. Roover is developing strategies and innovative business models to position companies early in the metaverse and profit from it.
HACHMEISTER + PARTNER
The focus of activity is on strategy, processes and organisation – across all stages of the value chain. The team of management consultants provides objective advice and pursues its customers’ goals of sustained value enhancement and growth maximisation with expertise and sector-specific knowledge.
Roland Berger, founded in 1967, is the only leading global consultancy of German heritage and European origin. With 2,400 employees working from 35 countries, they have successful operations in all major international markets. The consultancy is an independent partnership owned exclusively by 230 Partners.
operations+ is a German consultancy with international reach. They support companies in changing or growing – faster and with greater vigor. In addition to the holistic restructuring and reorganisation they have extensive expertise in the optimization of business processes, digitization as well as the implementation of ERP systems.
IFH | ECC CLUB KÖLN
IFH Köln has inside access to provide information, research and consultancy on retail issues relevant to the digital era. Since 1929, IFH Köln has been the first port of call for dependable data, analysis and concepts to make companies successful and sustainable. Under the ECC Köln brand, the institute examines the future of retail: e.g. cross-channel management, mobile retail and payments.
STZ exclusively focusses on Enterprise Resouce Planning. Apart from the theoretical work in the field of training and scientific teaching, STZ staff members are also operating in numerous software evaluations and implementations.
PARTNERSHIPS WITH ASSOCIATIONS AND ACADEMIES
EHI RETAIL INSTITUTE
EHI is a scientific institute of the retail industry which focusses on research and exchange of experience between its 800 members. EHI supports young academic talents in the retail sector. Conferences and trade fairs with different focal themes ensure a constant exchange of knowledge between the members.
bevh stands for the future of retail and is a key contact for media, politics, institutions and market players. The association represents the interests of all retail companies that benefit from the opportunities of e-commerce for innovative business models. bevh promotes modern types of retail that use the internet as a core competence and ensures safe purchases on all channels.
The Albstadt-Sigmaringen University of Applied Sciences offers numerous Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes, some of which are highly specialised, in the fields of technology, economics, computer science and life sciences. The university is active in research in its various disciplines. Especially for students in the Master's degree programmes, there are many opportunities to work on research projects. The Institute for Applied Research (IAF) bundles and promotes the activities. It is also an important link between companies with research tasks and the university.
TEXOVERSUM REUTLINGEN UNIVERSITY
TEXOVERSUM Faculty Texil Reutlingen is an internationally renowned faculty that educates students in Bachelor's and Master's programmes and, in cooperation with universities, also provides the path to doctoral studies. The faculty cooperates with companies, research institutes and universities on a national and international level and uses the resulting synergies. As a member of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) and Netfas, TEXOVERSUM participates in the global network of leading educational and research institutions and creates a multinational understanding of the entire textile value chain by linking and exchanging teaching and research.
TEXOVERSUM LDT NAGOLD
TEXOVERSUM LDT Nagold is one of the most traditional fashion management academies in Germany with a well-functioning network in the industry that offers excellent career prospects. In addition to the practice-oriented full-time and dual studies in the areas of fashion management and textiles & shoes, LDT Nagold also offers study programmes abroad with international partners, which can be used to build on the LDT studies. Furthermore, students benefit from various further education courses, special study courses, workshops and seminars, professional courses, staff days and additional CCI qualifications.