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apparel retail management solution

Last-Minute Back To School Ideas For Apparel Retailers

  According to the National Retail Federation, one of the top 10 trends for back-to-school and college 2015 is procrastination. In fact, 30% of back-to-school shoppers are waiting until a week or two before school...

e-commerce gateway

Which Time Zones Do Retailers Use?

Once upon a time, retailers were limited to the time zone their brick-and-mortar store was in. Geography and time zones limited retailing until phone operators and catalogs opened up the “call in your order...

key performance indicators

Analytics: Your Most Important Retail Tool

There are some things that every retail operation has in common. One of those is the need for analytics. After all, you can’t change what you don’t measure, as the saying goes. But what...

product management

Wholesalers Need Management Too

Everyone knows retailers need a good management solution. One of the biggest myths about wholesaling is that it works just like retailing but with cheaper prices. From a business perspective, wholesaling is very different...

Web marketplace and e-commerce

How Quickly Do You Fill Web Orders?

One of the biggest challenges for retailers today is integrating their e-commerce store with their traditional brick-and-mortar operations. If you think selling on the Web is an apples-to-apples comparative operation to brick and mortar,...

retail merchandising

How to Be a Better Merchandiser

Merchandising is both an art and a science. There are retailers who can make it look easy, then there are retailers for whom it is a big cinch. It can be a lot easier...

price management and retail profits

5 Ways to Control Product Pricing (Without Reductions)

Controlling product prices has its challenges, but it’s not as difficult as it seems. You can keep your prices at an optimal level without cutting prices and losing money. Here are 5 proven ways...

Why Apparel Retailers Have It Made

One of the most challenging types of retail businesses to operate is an apparel business. Whether you specialize in men’s fashions, women’s fashions, children’s clothes, or you sell all kinds of apparel, you have...

point of sale software

How’s Your POS Working For You?

The point of sale (POS) is the place where your business is made or broken. Sure, your profit is wrapped up in the merchandise. You make the money when you buy the product. You...

Why Graphing Improves Open-to-Buy

As a retail operations manager or open-to-buy professional, you are always looking for a more streamlined way to plan your operations and product purchasing. One of the best ways to get more efficient at...