INVENTORY

Mulberry seeks responsive supply chain

BY Staff Writer

Somerset, England – British fashion retailer Mulberry operates vertically, selling its own products through a chain of 110 stores. Needing to support this endeavor through improved customer service levels, higher operational efficiency and a more responsive supply chain, in first quarter 2013 Mulberry selected JDA demand and fulfillment solutions, which the retailer will deploy though the JDA cloud services offering.

Specific benefits Mulberry expects to obtain include timely product availability, reduction in manual processes and visibility of global inventory positions leading to a reduction of inventory levels across its supply chain.

“Supply chains are constantly evolving and changing,” said Tom Powell, head of the supply chain management project, Mulberry. “As a business we need to ensure that we have a stable platform to deliver our growth plans, ensuring long term scalability and continued operational excellence delivering a luxury product, service and experience to our customers. By selecting JDA to facilitate our supply chain, we will be well positioned to provide this service and deliver ongoing efficiencies and improvements.”

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Jun-27-2013 05:39 pm

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REAL ESTATE

Haggar supports store expansion

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Dallas – Haggar Clothing Co. is supporting a planned expansion of its store presence in the U.S. and Canadian markets with the implementation of multiple solutions from Epicor Retail Software. Haggar seeks to open 10 to 15 new stores annually in the U.S. through 2017 and two to three stores a year during the next four years throughout Canada.

To help manage currency, customer, merchandising and new market considerations, Haggar is rolling out Epicor retail merchandising, planning, retail store, audit and operations management, retail CRM and retail business intelligence modules.

"Epicor offers an integrated software system that has made the transition into Canada much easier for us as compared to many other systems we reviewed,” said Jackie Randall, VP retail division of Haggar. “Their CRM offering is robust, and it’s helping us to clearly understand who is shopping our brand in Canada, thus allowing our team to track and capitalize on regional trends and shopping patterns to ensure our marketing and merchandising is spot-on from the minute we open our doors at each location."

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FINANCE

Rona closes 11 stores as part of restructuring

BY Staff Writer

Boucherville, Quebec – Canadian home improvement retailer Rona Inc. is closing 11 non-profitable stores as part of a broader restructuring plan. Rona will also reduce administrative, marketing, merchandising and distribution expenses and eliminate 125 administrative jobs. In February 2013, Rona cut 200 jobs.

Rona rejected an unsolicited $1.72 billion USD buyout offer from Lowe’s in August 2012.

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