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Columbus acquires retail consultancy

Columbus acquires Omnica, a leading retail and e-commerce company based in the UK. The acquisition is a strategic move in line with Columbus’ ambition to further strengthen its global position as an innovative consultancy to retailers. With Omnica’s e-commerce, and multichannel retail solutions, the acquisition consolidates Columbus’ position in the global retail industry. Additionally, Columbus […]

30 years W+P Solutions – 30 years of successful and innovative consulting and software for the fashion industry

The fashion specialist W+P Solutions celebrates its 30th anniversary together with Microsoft in Cologne  It was a very touching anniversary day with lots of emotion and passion at the Microsoft Headquarter in Cologne. With his customers, partners, friends and employees, Hartmut Walter, founder and managing partner of W+P Solutions looked back on 30 successful years […]

The top trends from NRF 2014

Following his return from New York City, our Editor lists the top trends (in both technology and the retail experience) that emerged from this year’s bigger-than-ever National Retail Federation “Big Show”. 1. The return of the shopkeeper It’s little wonder that bricks and mortar retail has lost its way. In our personal lives, we all […]

New Retail Mobile Apps from SAP Transform the In-Store Shopping Experience

SAP NEWSBYTE – SAP AG today announced the launch of SAP® Shopper Experience a personalized and engaging retail mobile app that transforms the entire consumer shopping experience with social media sharing, loyalty programs and a self-payment system for shoppers. SAP also released the latest version of the SAP® Retail Store Ops Associate mobile app, which allows store associates to execute core […]

SAP Brings Best Practices Back Into Fashion

SAP NEWSBYTE – SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced plans to collaborate with key customers to better meet the challenges faced by apparel, footwear and accessory companies. Working with adidas, Luxottica and Tommy Hilfiger, SAP envisions bringing a new fashion solution to the marketplace that will better enable fashion brands to manufacture their products and sell them […]

Omnichannel Solutions Drive Continued Growth at RLM

The enterprise solutions provider is reporting strong sales of its FashionManager solution in 2013; citing its development of timely and efficient new solutions for improved multi-channel execution and fulfillment. Lyndhurst, NJ – January 13, 2014 — RLM Apparel Software Systems Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software solutions to the fashion industry, reports continued strong […]

The future requires a dynamic ERP

“ERP solutions become corporate enterprise solutions. Dynamics AX goes along with this transformation and on this I can transport my fashion knowledge into the future.” Hartmut Walter, owner and CEO of W+P Solutions.  The big eat the small. This was true in the past. “Today, the fast eat the slow,” says Hartmut Walter, owner and […]