There's no question that the world of retailing is changing at breakneck speeds as customers connect with brands in stores, via their computers, virtual shopping kiosks, tablets, smart phones, Facebook, Pinterest and more. But is the supply chain ready for this multichannel revolution, particularly from the distribution point of view? This white paper explores the key considerations for developing the right multichannel supply side solution.
Investigate the potential of social media and mobile apps to increase your share in a huge online market -- if you are ready. A new white paper, e-Sales in a Borderless World: Opportunity or Threat?, examines the maturation of e-commerce and the rapid takeoff of mobile commerce in the U.S., EU and Asia Pacific. It recommends simple ways to manage multichannel sales generation, ordering, fulfillment and customer service in a complex global market.
Tablets are rapidly becoming an important tool in retailers' toolboxes for enabling high-quality and differentiating customer experiences. Tablets will not be the only tool in that box, by any means, but if tablets are to be successful in the retail store, there is no better time to make the attempt. Nikki Baird, Managing Partner, RSR Research explores how tablets are creating new opportunities for retailers to enhance brand experiences and build brand loyalty.
Give your Fulfillment a Kiva Tune-Up in 2012! Tuning-up your distribution center for omni-channel growth will help you to keep up with the changing demands of today's and tomorrow's commerce. Read this new white paper from Kiva Systems to learn about readying your fulfillment operations for omni-channel success!
The apparel industry will never look at tags and labels the same way again.
The world has changed, the economy has changed, and business models have changed - what's your next move? China isn't the low-cost fashion supplier it once was. This means new challenges, new opportunities and plenty of tough decisions to be made. Listen to Bob McKee, Industry Strategy Director at Lawson and find out if it's time to build a better sourcing strategy for the future. Download Now
The use of a flexible and automated materials handling solution can enable your retail distribution operations by offering complete inventory control and the flexibility necessary to adapt to the challenges of the sophisticated retail landscape. Take apparel shop, Accumen Holdings, who adds new categories all of the time. Since they installed Kiva, Acumen has increased efficiency tenfold and reduced order processing times from days to minutes. Don’t miss this video narrated by Acumen's CEO that shows how they established a world-class fulfillment center. View Now
With sourcing teams operating in a globally complex marketplace, coupled by the need to be more agile to respond to meet short notice demands, strategic best practices for building a risk-free supplier community need to be implemented. Download this white paper to learn best practices that will form stronger supplier relationshipss and reduce exposure to potential pitfalls.
Retailers face enormous pressure to gain ROI from their business processes. Achieve the most value with RFID technology by ensuring accuracy, while shrinking the reoccurring costs of label media. This document from Zebra Technologies discusses the benefits of item-level tagging, and how on-pitch printing and encoding solutions can boost RFID's value beyond the supply chain.
PLM today has progressed well beyond 'single version of the truth.' Winning fashion brands and retailers are getting more from their PLM data by engaging their extended supply chain to boost competitiveness and accelerate time to value. Find out how to Leverage the Power of PLM in the Collaboration Age.