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Zooming into the Clothing Retailer Conundrum


If retailers in the vertical market of fashion apparel do not constantly refresh their presentation and assortment for consumers, they run the risk of being overtaken by their competition, regardless of how competitively they source and deliver.

clothing  into the Clothing Retailer Conundrum While most of the observations made so far throughout this series hold true for multiple retail segments (for more information on the scope of retail management systems in general, please see Retail Systems: A Primer and Retail Market Dynamics for Software Vendors ), the increasingly fickle and demanding customer base of teens (and their paying parents) or yuppies has led to the fashion apparel or garment retail vertical market to become one of the fastest Read More

SAP Case Study: Consumer Products-Sporting Goods


Part of the sports world for eighty years, the adidas product portfolio includes state-of-the-art athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories. Two essential requirements for solidifying adidas’ position as leader are the development of strong brands, and continued revenue growth. Regarding its operational strengths, adidas focuses on constantly improving customer service. In 2005, this included the complete reorganization of online order management.

clothing  includes state-of-the-art athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories. Two essential requirements for solidifying adidas’ position as leader are the development of strong brands, and continued revenue growth. Regarding its operational strengths, adidas focuses on constantly improving customer service. In 2005, this included the complete reorganization of online order management. Read More

Case Study: Kathmandu


Outdoor equipment and clothing retailer Kathmandu sought a new enterprise management system to support expansion throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The new system, with capabilities for point of sale (POS) and inventory management, had to be scalable. Based on a strong customer reference, Kathmandu chose PRONTO-Xi. Find out how PRONTO-Xi has helped improved efficiencies and promotion management.

clothing  Kathmandu Outdoor equipment and clothing retailer Kathmandu sought a new enterprise management system to support expansion throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The new system, with capabilities for point of sale (POS) and inventory management, had to be scalable. Based on a strong customer reference, Kathmandu chose PRONTO-Xi. Find out how PRONTO-Xi has helped improved efficiencies and promotion management. Read More

Zweave, Inc


Zweave, Inc. is a design automation software company serving the needs of federal and consumer product development organizations. Zweave provides software for managing complex processes in the research and design of clothing and equipment.

clothing  research and design of clothing and equipment. Read More

Case Study: Charlotte Russe


Charlotte Russe, a women’s clothing retailer, had complicated processes for sales, markdown, and performance analysis. These processes often resulted in missed deadlines, and so the company searched for a way to automate and improve them. By implementing a business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management (CPM) solution, the company reduced sales analysis and markdown planning from days to minutes.

clothing  Charlotte Russe, a women’s clothing retailer, had complicated processes for sales, markdown, and performance analysis. These processes often resulted in missed deadlines, and so the company searched for a way to automate and improve them. By implementing a business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management (CPM) solution, the company reduced sales analysis and markdown planning from days to minutes. Read More

Capitalizing on Private-label Brands through Extended PLM


Retailers have caught on to the hottest industry trend since skinny jeans: private-label apparel. And for good reason. The benefits range from exclusivity and increased profit margins to the ability to offset rising raw material costs by focusing on more profitable lines. Extended product lifecycle management systems are crucial to ensuring the profitability of your private-label goods initiative. Download this white paper to find out why.

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The Challenges that Remain for One Aspiring Global Sourcing Vendor


In the long term, Eqos’s current stature and means may not be enough to maintain its competitive position against current and potential competitors, especially those with significantly greater financial resources, name recognition, and other resources.

clothing  see Zooming into the Clothing Retailer Conundrum . This concludes the series One Vendor''s Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem. For more information and to start your own custom solution comparison, please visit TEC''s Supply Chain Management Evaluation Center Read More

“Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 1


In over a decade of covering the enterprise application space, I’ve repeatedly lauded and advised vertical focus (i.e., someone’s proven expertise in some particular industry and market segment), but not that much vertical integration per se. My beliefs were recently confirmed by what I learned while pursuing my APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) title. Namely, Module One of the

clothing  1899 as a Pennsylvania clothing manufacturer. Now a US$6.2 billion company, VF opened its first retail outlets in 1970 as a way to dispose of discontinued lines. Nearly 20 percent of VF’s revenue today is from retailing, a percentage that could increase if the firm’s plans to add new stores to its base of more than 500 are carried through. Apple Computer Inc. has moved to act vertically as well, jumping into the retailing business in 2001. Today the retail part of Apple ''s business is substantial: Read More

Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

clothing  on rapid design-to-production of clothing, will obtain additional channels in Asia and Latin America. This PDM product may gain the expertise necessary for sales to seating and interior suppliers in the automotive industry, which is another stronghold of Infor. Certainly, the downside is a somewhat dubious future for Geac''s StreamLine, Ratioplan, and Management Data suites, which, as niche products, will likely have backburner status within the Corestone migration. The same holds true for about 600 System Read More

Rising Elephant Creates Euphoria: India's Growing Markets Are a Boon for SCM Vendors


The nature of the organized retailing market in India may present challenges for software providers, but the opportunity to tap into and benefit from this market's huge (and growing) potential can yield sizable returns for supply chain management software vendors.

clothing  groups, food habits, and clothing needs. In many cases, costs of goods may be low compared to other costs. In these cases, goods can be stored in more quantity at some nodes instead of being transported frequently in smaller quantities. Recommendations for Software Vendors While entering the Indian market presents many challenges for software vendors, prospects for good returns exist in view of the huge growth potential of organized retailing in India. Certainly, early entrants can reap the benefits of Read More

TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide


While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers is still relatively new. Many companies are just beginning to adopt an approach that provides measurable results. Learn how reducing waste and creating efficiencies within your company can make a difference to the environment, the economy, and your bottom line.

clothing  for a large Canadian clothing retail chain. She helped create and manage the department and provide support regarding policies and procedures to vendors all over the world. Fox also helped develop various programs relating to environmental and human rights issues within the apparel industry, and participated in conferences on the subjects of sustainability and climate change. Fox has been involved with several software implementation projects during her years in the retail industry. From deploying payroll Read More

Optimizing the Supply Chain and Increasing Customer Satisfaction: An Interview with Robert Abate of RCG Information Technology


Manufacturers must constantly address how to increase customer satisfaction, identify supply chain issues before they become problems, and lower production costs. In this podcast, Lyndsay Wise and Robert Abate discuss the benefits business intelligence provides to help address these topics.

clothing  in the development of clothing is [that] clothing is seasonal-based, so raw materials are brought to manufacturing facilities usually with a long lead time prior to getting it out into the sale and retail floors. And when there are issues with those materialsany of the materials in the manufacturing processit would cause problems downstream, and the ripple effect occurs. One small problem in the manufacturing process could cause a much larger problem by the time it gets to the retail process. So what we Read More

Customer Focused Self-service: Building the Balanced Business Case


Countless customers are engaging in self-service, in the process helping companies save millions by deflecting service interactions to cheaper channels. At many organizations, just the cost savings make the investment in self-service worthwhile. But the self-service business case isn’t built on cost savings alone. There’s a bigger, more customer-focused picture to consider, where the customer experience plays the key role.

clothing  competitor, Albert shifts his clothing purchases–about $1,500 a year–to the competition. Albert’s story is fictional, but it holds an important message: To unlock the maximum returns from your self-service investment, be sure to strike the balance between cost-efficiency (lower cost to serve) and customer effectiveness (a satisfying customer experience). This white paper will help executives do just that. It outlines four best practices to build a customer-focused business case for self-service, inc Read More

A Retail Sourcing Suite Built on Experience


Eqos's mission is to become the leading provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions for the retail supply chain worldwide. Today, Eqos supports some of the world's top retailers, hosting thousands of users and enabling their collaboration with as many suppliers.

clothing  in South Africa for clothing, footwear, and textiles, selected the vendor''s global sourcing solution to improve supplier collaboration, support the expansion of its retail supply chain, deliver the latest fashions to consumers faster, and boost bottom line profitability. The solution has since been implemented by a joint Eqos and Accenture team working closely with the Edcon merchants. Operating in Johannesburg as Edgars Department Store since 1929, Edcon today offers ten retail brands: Edgars (offering Read More