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Improve Customer Satisfaction And Reduce Shrink

Most people don’t realize how many choices there are when it comes to designing a label or tag. Even the simplest of features can be cost-effective and can make a big impact in improving the overall retail store environment from back-office to customer experience. This white paper focuses on several features that can reduce shrink and improve customer satisfaction.


Merchandise Planning & Allocation Benchmark Survey: Planning For The Future

It's an exciting time for retail planning. The continued growth of the Internet and the proliferation of additional customer touch points create both new opportunities, as well as new challenges, for merchandise, channel and assortment planning. Today's Omni-channel consumer expects to seamlessly purchase the items, colors and sizes they want across every channel.

The Secret To Turning Online Revenue Into Profit

For over one hundred years, the retail industry has been gathering detailed information about customers and their preferences and using this data to plan out every inch of their floor and shelf space to maximize merchandising and increase sales of their most profitable products. However, as consumer sales have steadily migrated to the web, this concept has failed to follow. As a result, online merchants have struggled to achieve the same level of success as their retail counterparts.

Williams-Sonoma Goes Global With Four Brands Simultaneously

Williams-Sonoma, the North America-based retailer of high-quality products for the home, made its first non-franchised foray into global omni-channel retail by opening company-owned and operated stores in Australia, including Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and West Elm. Not only did the company open four brick-and-mortar locations at once, but the corresponding brands’ e-commerce sites went live simultaneously as well. To accomplish this feat, Williams-Sonoma relied on NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce retail platform.

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    2013 CMO Special Report

    Today’s CMO is being called upon to break down the barriers within the retail business structure and work directly with the entire C-level to create a single direction for the company.

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  • Raymark Xpert-Merchandiser
    Raymark Xpert-Merchandiser

    Raymark's advanced merchandising system is a global ERP solution that offers midsize enterprise specialty retailers powerful, integrated, out-of-the-box capabilities for point-of-sale, store management, supply chain merchandising, and much more.

  • WorkMate Purchasing Module
    WorkMate Purchasing Module

    The Purchasing module of Buyer’s WorkMate supports various methods and opportunities for the evaluation and selection of vendor merchandise both in concert with and independent of the assortment plan.

  • GlobalBay Inventory Management
    GlobalBay Inventory Management

    GlobalBay Inventory Management extends existing inventory system functionality to mobile devices. This powerful capability will enable retailers to better manage routine inventory management tasks from the shop floor.

  • WorkMate Size and Pack Optimization
    WorkMate Size and Pack Optimization

    WSO is application software that is designed to provide retailers with the ability to improve the profitability of their merchandise investment through the identification of size selling trends by location and the generation of recommendations as to the purchasing and allocation of sized merchandise.

  • SATO Handheld Labeler
    SATO Handheld Labeler

    SATO/Meto offers a variety of one, two and three line Hand-Held Labeling Systems, ideal for low and high-volume users. They allow you to mark thousands of items quickly and reliably. Used for most merchandising and coding applications, they are available in a variety of choices that will suit every customer need. The applications are endless.

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