REPORTS

Cross-Channel Report: A Race for Retail Relevance

3/31/2016 — More clothing and footwear shoppers than ever say they prefer to shop online. PwC’s annual survey of online shoppers reveals the new ways consumers are researching and making their apparel purchases, both at home and in the store.

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Omnichannel Supply Chain: Retail Without Limits

3/31/2016 - Fashion is fast, and the apparel consumer is faster; the seller-consumer equation is more demand-driven than ever. By leveraging integrated technology, retailers can deliver a seamless experience, connecting the dots from omnipresent shopping channels to their supply chains. Download Now >>

EKN Research Reports

EKN: 3rd Annual Stores Benchmark: Stores as Hubs of Omnichannel: Myth vs. Reality

10/29/2015 - The complexities of creating a single integrated channel experience in the store are tremendous and the pressure of cost justifying each investment has slowed (not stalled) retailer’s efforts. Download this benchmark report to understand business challenges, capabilities, priorities and investment areas retailers need to focus on when undergoing omnichannel transformation for stores. Download Now >>

EKN Research: Customer-Centricity: The Holy Grail of Omni-channel Merchandising

8/3/2015 - While retailers are making great strides with customer-centricity in marketing and customer service, merchandising has not made the same progress. The move toward customer-centricity will require not just higher levels of coordination but for many retail organizations dramatic cultural change. Download this benchmark report to learn about priority initiatives, challenges and technology trends in 2015 & beyond related to building customer-centric merchandising/assortments discover areas related to business processes, technology and strategies where best-in-class retailers focus. Download Now >>

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How product lifecycle management fuels the momentum of fashion

12/29/2015
With the speed and complexity of today’s fashion industry, companies have no choice but to improve the ways they handle sourcing, design, merchandising, compliance issues, and operations. Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions are rapidly becoming essential tools for balancing the conflict between customer tastes and efficient, responsive operations.

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APPAREL EVENTS

2016 Apparel Sourcing Summit
2016 Apparel Executive Forum