An expected rise in holiday sales can be music to e-tailers' ears, but only if they're prepared to handle the increase in inventory needs, fulfillment demands and potential returns. Here are some tips to help smooth the logistics.
This year’s group of 26 Apparel Innovator Award winners is pushing the barriers when it comes to satisfying consumer demand. Read on to learn about a wide range of innovations ranging from unique product offerings to smart uses of technology.
Apparel lifestyle brands must be able to fulfill orders through many different channels. An integrated software system can automate much of the behind-the-scenes work required to be an omnichannel fashion success.
A new guideline from GS1 US offers recommendations for consolidating multiple purchase orders across various departments into a single carton to reduce shipping and handling costs while improving sustainability.
If done correctly, ship-from-store fulfillment not only addresses rising customer expectations, but also helps retailers avoid markdowns and lost sales, decrease fulfillment costs and increase full-price sales.
With unified enterprise systems for greater inventory visibility, algorithms designed to gain deeper product and customer insights, 3D for faster and more efficient design
and development, and much much more, this year’s Innovators are addressing and fulfilling consumer demand.
Today’s consumers expect to receive merchandise all but instantly, which means you need to think of the last mile in the context of your overall business strategy, supply chain and approach to customer satisfaction.