Line planning is critical for ensuring that retailers and brands focus on the right products, meet key deadlines, and achieve their cost and profit goals. However, many companies only scratch the surface of line planning's true potential. This white paper shows how PLM can help companies expand the scope of line planning to maximize profits, improve sales velocity, and increase full-price sales.
Apparel brands and retailers are connecting with customers at a quickening pace on the social web to spread brand messages, boost loyalty and drive commerce.
Everyone in the apparel supply chain deals with a bewildering number of requirements related to product, delivery, environmental impact, workforce health and safety, customs and security, etc. More regulations and demands for compliance arrive all the time from trading partners and consumers, government agencies and local laws in either the country of origin or the destination. IT solutions are increasingly needed to track the tremendous amount of data required for contract management and regulatory compliance. Download this white paper and discover how your organization can gain control of regulations in the fashion industry — because more than your reputation is at stake.
Businesses in the fashion industry need the utmost agility to respond rapidly to fickle consumer preferences in order to maintain a competitive advantage. Adapting quickly to marketplace demands means that your organization must be able to easily and quickly customize processes, launch new lines, and satisfy customer requirements. This paper explains why legacy systems or outdated ERP software can limit your company's success, and how the right ERP system can help achieve streamlined processes and a single view of the business. It also highlights the key features to look for in an ERP system.
While many retailers struggle to find new paths for revenue growth, many are leaving money on the table due to inefficiencies in inventory management, channel structure, and customer experience management. This informative white paper quantifies the revenue currently being lost to breakdowns in retail organizations, and offers suggestions for recovering customers and missed sales opportunities.
Today's finicky consumers may research product features online, contact your call center for the best price and pick up the item in their local store. Each time they switch "channels," you risk losing a sale. Your customers are looking for a single, consistent brand experience across channels. Download this brief video
to learn how to deliver on this concept while preserving your current systems and investments by providing technology that seamlessly aggregates inventory, order, pricing, promotion, merchandising and execution information across all channels.Download Now
How are your apparel competitors using cross-channel to get ahead — and how can you achieve more? Multichannel retailing is now the norm, but cross-channel strategies vary widely — and so do the results! Boost yours by leveraging Martec's original research on Multichannel Retailing: Facts, Issues, and Opportunities for Growth. Download your copy of this 28-page report now!
Internet retailing is expected to outpace all store-based formats, as most retailers will either enter or expand in the internet retailing channel. By the end of 2010, non-store sales will account for nearly 7% of global retailing. Virtual retailers are coming under pressure from store-based retailers, as they harness the benefits of multi-channel retail, such as collect-in-store options, driving sales and improving the customer's experience. Download this white paper to learn why it's not enough for retailers to be multi-channel capable, but seamlessly cross channel as well.
Do you know your sourcing handicap? Do you know where you stand versus other apparel & footwear companies in terms of payment terms, delivery frequency and other performance metrics? You depend heavily on your supply network. But are you getting the most out of it? Find out how you can maximize the potential of your supply chain in three steps.
As supply chains become more global and manufacturing sites further away from the point of sale, companies are beginning to see the value of using information
technology to manage their outsourcing arrangements.