U.K.’s Orlebar Brown deploys NetSuite OneWorld; will use in U.S. expansion
London – U.K. swimwear and resort retailer Orlebar Brown has deployed NetSuite OneWorld to support its growth and continued global expansion.The company is leveraging NetSuite OneWorld’s capabilities for financial consolidation, tax compliance support, and multi-currency and multi-language support point-of-sale (POS) for its store in London’s Notting Hill area, and is also using the solution’s inventory management, order management and warehouse management to run its core mission-critical business processes.
With NetSuite OneWorld, Orlebar Brown has been able to streamline core business processes, improve operational efficiency and gain the agility and speed it needed to expand its business globally, growing revenue by more than 350%.
With Orlebar Brown’s Notting Hill location successfully running NetSuite POS, the company plans to roll out the solution to its other physical stores in the United Kingdom by the end of May.
"NetSuite has enabled us to quickly expand and grow our business. Consolidating all systems within one, centralized platform has freed up our retail managers and the financial department from having to devote significant time to running reports and data analysis. And because NetSuite is based in the cloud, our entire team can access and analyze data quickly and on the move," said Irfan Harris, finance director for Orlebar Brown.
DirectBuy, eInfochips collaborate on BI application
Merrillville, Ind. – Consumer buying club franchisor DrectBuy and eInfochips are collaborating for a business intelligence (BI) collaboration solution that integrates data from warehouse clubs and the DirectBuy e-commerce portal. The solution drives consumer behavior with an enhanced shopping experience, and also enables analytics for data-driven decision making.
The solution deploys the Microsoft BI Stack with Self Service BI and Power BI to integrate data systems from clubs as well as the website to provide a unified view of the business, and drive consumer behavior for DirectBuy. In the past, the companies have collaborated for process automation to drive operational efficiency and improve team productivity. This includes test automation with Selenium for their member website, integration of warehouse data systems, portal performance improvement, and web-crawling automation to drive operational efficiency and customer experience across platforms.
Endica adds Amazon integration to shipping software
Palo Alto, Calif. – Endicia, a provider of e-commerce shipping technology has added an Amazon integration to its shipping software’s capabilities. The solution, which allows users to import orders and post-back tracking information, is designed to increase shipping efficiency.
Sellers can now connect their Amazon store to Endicia’s software, allowing them to seamlessly import order information and automatically post-back tracking data. This eliminates the need to copy and paste. Endicia also provides label customization options that are not available through Amazon.
"Following our introduction of an eBay solution, we saw great demand for an Amazon component. Today, we’re happy to support those Amazon sellers who work so hard to grow their business," said Amine Khechfe, general manager and co-founder of Endicia. "This new capability is an affordable option for e-commerce businesses looking to streamline their marketplace shipping through the Endicia platform and easily scale to an Endicia partner solution as they grow."