The Royal Visit

The much respected businessman John L. Carroll with the delightful Dutchess of Kent discussing with Tahir Naeem, the many international assignments in the field of Apparel and Textiles he has undertaken in countries such as Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Mexico, Pakistan, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland.

A thoroughly informative and enjoyable event!


Baracelona Web PDM Conference

WebPDM SP software product was launched in the splendid settings of Gran Hotel Don Jaime , Castelldefels, Baracelona. WebPDM Users from leading companies such as Littlewoods, Matalan, Simon Jersey, Carrefour, Cielo.. gathered to exchange the benefits of this remarkable cost saving Product,

WebPDM SP is a ready-to-use configuration of its industry-standard WebPDM product data management system. WebPDM SP is shipped pre-installed on a network server and thus requires minimal setup, installation and training. Industry standard forms and data are included enabling new users to get up and running with a “best practices” solution quickly and easily. Included are industry-standard data for finished garment measurements and sizing, as well as construction and packaging details.

For smaller companies or those seeking to gain an understanding of the benefits of WebPDM, the SP solution is an ideal starting point.

Support services are available for those product development groups wishing to get started easily, without having to rely on internal IT resources. WebPDM SP enables them to take advantage of the benefits of WebPDM’s capabilities immediately.

WebPDM SP enables retailers and manufacturers worldwide to collaborate, over the Internet, to speed product development cycles, track product changes, and avoid costly errors. It ensures that everyone involved in the process (internally within a company, and externally among partners) has access to the most comprehensive, up-to-date product information. It enables manufacturers and retailers to connect with their partners all over the world providing their contractors and other manufacturing sites with clear, concise specifications, drawings, and high resolution color photographs.

Today, more than 1,000 companies in over sixty countries depend on WebPDM Product Data Management software. With more than 12,000 seats installed, the software supports over 20,000 individual users through several attractive licensing programs, including concurrent-user licensing. The WebPDM solution is the apparel industry’s standard with over 60% market share.

More than 50 individuals representing 27 companies in 11 countries attended WebPDM European User’s Conference.

Thanks to all for making this an informative and memorable event.

Colour Matters meet Rich & Pure

WiIliam Tsao author of Colour Matters CM32 CAD Software and Tahir Naeem discuss business over a meal at Europe's Biggest Indian Restaurant.


Europe's Best Price!

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Company Clothing November 2005 -"Creative Impulses"

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Haute Couture and Bridal Evening Wear - Virginie Moreau

Virginie, pictured on the right, a talented designer and CM32 CAD software user has now launched her own website and company.

All designs start with a private consultation. Here, all your needs and requirements for your perfect day are discussed. After discussion of design / fabric, work begins on sketches and fabric is researched, returning for your approval.

Work can be carried out realistically within any budget. On design approval, costings will be provided and at this point, a 50% deposit is taken.

Fittings will be carried out until you are 100% satisfied. At that point, the final payment is made. Satisfaction, is the garment and in the knowledge that a key role has been played in making your special day a memorable one.

"Pleasure in the Design, Satisfaction in the Making"

The Future is Bright for CM32 CAD Users


Rich & Pure Ltd Support Manchester Fashion Network

Tahir Naeem attended and supported Manchester Fashion Network on Tuesday 27th February 2007 at The Circle Club Manchester. The Debate centred on the Future of Fashion Retail.

Guest Speakers included:

- Stuart Trevor - Owner and Creator of the Allsaints brand
- Irvin Grant - Owner of independent stores Intro & Artisan, Manchester
- Dr Pammi Sinha - Programme Director for Fashion Retail, University of Manchester
- Nick Cook - Editor of Menswear Buyer
- Hayley Brown – Head of Retail at Flannels
- Gordon Reid – Chief Executive of the Manchester City Centre Management Company

Chaired by: David Mallon – Owner of Ringspun and Elvis Jesus

Some of the areas covered on the night included:
- Setting the scene, retail in the last 10 years
- The 2006 summary
- A look at what 2007 might have in store
- Is going online the way to grow?
- Will online ever dominate real retail?
- Are consumers becoming more sophisticated in their buying?
- Is new consumer technology really a big threat to clothes retail?
- Strong store branding and the M&S comeback
- The changing face of our high streets
- Why did retailers start promoting the 2006 January sales in December?
- Is consumer debt the big threat?
- Should I stay or should I go, what will the future in retail bring for your company?