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.
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.
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.