PVH Corp. joins Plug and Play innovation platform to drive supply chain strategies

By Dale Benton
One of the world’s largest apparel companies has entered into a partnership with an innovation platform to drive ongoing strategy initiatives related...

One of the world’s largest apparel companies has entered into a partnership with an innovation platform to drive ongoing strategy initiatives related to supply chain, technology, digital capabilities and consumer-centricity.

PVH Corp, owner of major brands such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, has partnered with Plug and Play as it looks to connect with some of the world’s most innovative startups in the Brand & Retail and Supply Chain & Logistics industries. The partnership will support PVH and allow the company “foster ongoing strategic growth initiatives and at the same time explore potential innovative solutions for the future.”

"Partnering with Plug and Play is an important next step for PVH as we continually look for ways to deliver on our commitment to meet the ever-evolving needs of our consumers," said Mike Shaffer, EVP and Chief Operating & Financial Officer, PVH Corp. "With access to ideas, investors and new partners, we're excited to leverage Plug and Play's network to drive innovative solutions that will support our business goals."

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"PVH brings a fresh new perspective to our Supply Chain & Logistics and Brand & Retail programs. We are thrilled to see how their portfolio of iconic brands will tap into our suite of startups and their technologies," said Michael Olmstead, Chief Revenue Officer of Plug and Play.

Plug and Play has the world’s largest end-to-end supply chain innovation platform. A 12-week program that enables early and growth-stage startups to build their businesses and connect with major corporate clients.

Focusing on some of the biggest supply chain and logistics challenges, Plug and Play works with customers on supply chain digitilsation, blockchain, IoT sensors, predictive analytics & demand planning as well as A.I. & machine learning.

Plug and Play has a global portfolio with some of the biggest companies in the world, including L’Oreal Paris, Panasonic, Ericsson, FedEx and ExxonMobil.


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