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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

clothing manufacturer  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

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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“Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series set the historical background for the supply chain management (SCM) evolution and presented the advantages and shortcomings of vertical vs. horizontal integration. The analysis then moved onto the generally embattled retail sector, where a select group of innovative retailers has found a “happy medium” approach to stay well above the fray. Retailers such as PetSmart Inc.

clothing manufacturer  article “Zooming into the Clothing Retailer Conundrum.” 5) Finally, investor expectations of publicly held retailers are intense — There is an enormous pressure from investors and Wall Street for year-over-year improvement of financial results. One of the best ways to boost profitability is through differentiated products: the gross margins from selling a private-label product are reportedly 10 to 15 points higher than they are on a wholesale brand. Furthermore, Wall Street rewards retailers that Read More

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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 manufacturer  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

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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 manufacturer  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

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clothing manufacturer  , the famous Spanish clothing manufacturer , has two supply chains, one for staples and the other for fashion clothing. To get the fastest response time, Zara uses pricey Western European suppliers for the fashion items. But for the more predictable demand items, it uses Eastern European suppliers, which have poorer response time (not a major concern here) but at much lower cost. In addition to varying the supply chain by product type, Fisher recommends several other variables to consider, such as store Read More

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clothing manufacturer  Study: Western Electronics High-Tech & Electronics manufacturers use Arena to improve productivity, enhance collaboration, enable outsourcing, manage compliance and speed time to market. Read more about the products they make and the markets they serve. Source: Arena Solutions Western Electronics is a recognized leading Regional Contract Electronics Manufacturing Services Company (CEMS) providing manufacturing service solutions for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) companies, primarily in the Read More

The Informed Manufacturer-Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Discrete Manufacturers


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clothing manufacturer  Informed Manufacturer-Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Discrete Manufacturers Many companies don’t have adequate metrics or information technology systems to see how well growth strategies and activities perform in real time. This white paper addresses the lack of supply chain synchronization: the ability for a manufacturer to cost effectively respond to changes in demand and then signal everyone in the supply chain. Synchronization closes the gaps in a supply chain that lead to costly wastes. Read More

ERP Selection Case Study: Tylö


Swedish-based Tylö is the world’s leading manufacturer of sauna, shower, and steam bath systems. Family-owned since the 1940s, today Tylö generates growth by leveraging IT-based operational support. Thus, when new growth objectives called for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Tylö considered four alternatives: Movex, Jeeves, Axapta, and an upgrade of ASW. Find out which system it chose.

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Manitowoc Beverage Equipment


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Global High-tech Manufacturer Aligns Workforce Processes Using SumTotal


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e-Spirit


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