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Chatting with TradeStone Software @ NRF BIG Retail Shows - Part 2
Part 1 of this series introduced the conundrum that retailers (especially those in the areas of fashion and apparel) encounter in the realms of design, sourcing

belk department stores  The new customers included: Belk , a US$4 billion regional department store in the US Mr. Price Group , a US$1 billion specialty retailer operating 5 banners in South Africa Groupe Dynamite , a US$350 million fast fashion retailer in Canada Le Chateau , a US$175 million fast fashion retailer in Canada The Gap , a US$15 billion apparel retailer, operating worldwide Myer , a $1 billion high-end department store in Australia TradeStone also signed numerous new deals with existing customers, many of whom

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Document Management System (DMS)

Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents in a database and associates important information about the documents, to the documents (known as metadata). Most systems provide workflow engines to design and support document creation, publication, and usage. DMS solutions are often used by insurance and health care industries, government bodies, or other organizations processing high volumes of documents. 

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