Scottsdale, Ariz. JDA Software Thursday announced that Jo-Ann Stores is live with JDA’s best-of-breed supply chain management software solutions.
The 769-store Jo-Ann Stores chain leveraged JDA Services’ implementation expertise to successfully integrate JDA Demand, JDA Demand Classification, JDA Fulfillment, and the newly released JDA Order Optimization solutions with its existing ERP system.
By leveraging JDA’s demand-forecasting capabilities, Jo-Ann Stores expects to rebalance inventory levels across its stores and distribution centers, enhance store- and DC-level forecast accuracy, increase integration as a result of streamlined space and merchandise planning, as well as increase exception-management capabilities. The ability to respond in real time to changes in consumer-buying behavior will also help the retailer improve customer-service levels and positively impact bottom-line results.
Operating in 48 states with annual revenue of $1.9 billion, Jo-Ann Stores is the nation’s largest specialty fabric retailer, featuring a variety of sewing, crafting and home-decorating merchandise.