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    Spreadsheets: Useful, But Not a Sustainable IT Strategy

    John Robinson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Simparel questions the use of spreadsheets and looks at alternative sustainable IT strategies available. How many times have you heard, “I’ll just shoot that spreadsheet over to you,” or some variation of the phrase? It sounds harmless enough. After all, just about everyone knows how to […]

    Inventory Management: More Important Than Ever

    Roberto Mangual, President & CEO, Simparel discusses the importance of inventory management. Effective inventory management has always been a competitive advantage for fashion businesses. Now that omnichannel commerce is the new normal, the importance of accurate, timely inventory information is greater than ever. In the report “Omnichannel Inventory Optimization: Where Are My Products?” management consultant […]

    Simparel Featured Advertorial: Best EDI Strategies for Fashion Brands and Manufacturers

    By now, it’s likely that some of your larger retail customers have mandated that you communicate via EDI. You have no choice but to stop communicating via antiquated methods. Email and spreadsheets have to go. On the bright side, EDI offers significant benefits for fashion wholesalers. It saves a lot of data entry man-hours, which […]

    ERP and PLM; do they work together and do we really need both?

      In a exclusive article running on both WhichERP and WhichPLM, Morag Ashworth shares her thoughts on ERP and PLM, and how these systems can be successfully implemented. A prominent industry figure, Morag has more than 20 years’ experience – the majority of those specialising in product development and supply, and serves on WhichERP’s Expert Board. What is ERP? Before we can address the […]

    Digital Partnerships in the RFA Supply-Chain

    WhichERP CEO & Founder, Mark Harrop, shares his latest piece with us here. He explores the trend WhichERP has been seeing in digital partnerships within RFA, and what he refers to as the ‘disruption race’.  Recently, I’ve noted mergers and acquisitions becoming more common in the RFA (Retail, Footwear & Apparel) technology sector, including companies […]

    Analytics and BI for Fashion: How to Keep Your Apparel Business Ahead

    In a connected, digital world, an unprecedented access to a tremendous amount of information and data has transformed the way fashion and apparel companies do business. Businesses that are not utilizing technology to improve processes, streamline operations and generate the analytics and reporting necessary to run a data-driven business are already behind. Of the businesses […]

    Key Steps to Guide Your ERP Selection Strategy

    Blake Simms, Product Marketing, Blue Cherry, Computer Generated Systems Inc talks about the key steps to guide your ERP selection strategy. MANAGING CHANGE IN THE FASHION AND APPAREL INDUSTRY Technology changes rapidly, but apparel and fashion industry trends change even faster – according to data from IBISWorld, 68,000 new sneakers styles hit the web every three months […]

    How Next-Gen ERP Can Power Up Supply Chains

    Q&A with Apparel Mag and Paul Magel, President, CGS Applications and Technology Outsourcing What are the key traits of an effective ERP system? How can businesses create the transparency and visibility needed to meet the demands of the omnichannel consumer? How can retailers harness the power of big data and actionable intelligence to streamline their […]

    Buyer’s Guide: The 8 Must-Haves of an ERP System

    Blake Simms, Product Marketing, Blue Cherry, Computer Generated Systems Inc discusses the 8 must-haves of an ERP System. ERP systems have numerous components, functions and ways to be deployed. When it’s time to select the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that will support your business operations in the fashion, apparel, footwear and accessories industry, finding […]

    Recent Articles

      Spreadsheets: Useful, But Not a Sustainable IT Strategy

      John Robinson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Simparel questions the use of spreadsheets and looks at alternative sustainable IT strategies available. How many times have you heard, “I’ll just shoot that spreadsheet over to you,” or some variation of the phrase? It sounds harmless enough. After all, just about everyone knows how to […]

      Inventory Management: More Important Than Ever

      Roberto Mangual, President & CEO, Simparel discusses the importance of inventory management. Effective inventory management has always been a competitive advantage for fashion businesses. Now that omnichannel commerce is the new normal, the importance of accurate, timely inventory information is greater than ever. In the report “Omnichannel Inventory Optimization: Where Are My Products?” management consultant […]

      Simparel Featured Advertorial: Best EDI Strategies for Fashion Brands and Manufacturers

      By now, it’s likely that some of your larger retail customers have mandated that you communicate via EDI. You have no choice but to stop communicating via antiquated methods. Email and spreadsheets have to go. On the bright side, EDI offers significant benefits for fashion wholesalers. It saves a lot of data entry man-hours, which […]

      ERP and PLM; do they work together and do we really need both?

        In a exclusive article running on both WhichERP and WhichPLM, Morag Ashworth shares her thoughts on ERP and PLM, and how these systems can be successfully implemented. A prominent industry figure, Morag has more than 20 years’ experience – the majority of those specialising in product development and supply, and serves on WhichERP’s Expert Board. What is ERP? Before we can address the […]

      Digital Partnerships in the RFA Supply-Chain

      WhichERP CEO & Founder, Mark Harrop, shares his latest piece with us here. He explores the trend WhichERP has been seeing in digital partnerships within RFA, and what he refers to as the ‘disruption race’.  Recently, I’ve noted mergers and acquisitions becoming more common in the RFA (Retail, Footwear & Apparel) technology sector, including companies […]

      Analytics and BI for Fashion: How to Keep Your Apparel Business Ahead

      In a connected, digital world, an unprecedented access to a tremendous amount of information and data has transformed the way fashion and apparel companies do business. Businesses that are not utilizing technology to improve processes, streamline operations and generate the analytics and reporting necessary to run a data-driven business are already behind. Of the businesses […]

      Key Steps to Guide Your ERP Selection Strategy

      Blake Simms, Product Marketing, Blue Cherry, Computer Generated Systems Inc talks about the key steps to guide your ERP selection strategy. MANAGING CHANGE IN THE FASHION AND APPAREL INDUSTRY Technology changes rapidly, but apparel and fashion industry trends change even faster – according to data from IBISWorld, 68,000 new sneakers styles hit the web every three months […]

      How Next-Gen ERP Can Power Up Supply Chains

      Q&A with Apparel Mag and Paul Magel, President, CGS Applications and Technology Outsourcing What are the key traits of an effective ERP system? How can businesses create the transparency and visibility needed to meet the demands of the omnichannel consumer? How can retailers harness the power of big data and actionable intelligence to streamline their […]

      Buyer’s Guide: The 8 Must-Haves of an ERP System

      Blake Simms, Product Marketing, Blue Cherry, Computer Generated Systems Inc discusses the 8 must-haves of an ERP System. ERP systems have numerous components, functions and ways to be deployed. When it’s time to select the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that will support your business operations in the fashion, apparel, footwear and accessories industry, finding […]