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Trusted Retail Consulting Firm Offering Omnichannel Solutions & Improved Processes

Logo for RPE Retail Consulting RPE is one of North America’s top retail consulting firms. Since 1999, we’ve been helping retailers integrate people, processes, and IT to deliver innovative merchandising and supply chain solutions. In today’s retail landscape, businesses need to provide customers with a seamless shopping experience extending from brick-and-mortar stores to the online marketplace. Our industry-leading services and solutions streamline processes and centralize information to help our clients keep up with the demands of omnichannel retailing and maintain a competitive edge over other retailers.

What sets us apart from other retail consulting firms is the extensive industry experience offered by our consultants and solutions experts. Many RPE employees worked for retailers before joining our team, in positions ranging from planners and buyers to senior IT executives and CIOs. They understand the challenges that retail businesses face on a daily basis and apply industry best practices to implement effective solutions. Other members of our team previously worked for software vendors, where they helped to develop some of the solutions we now implement. We’ll draw on this knowledge and experience to help your company increase sales, maximize profits, and improve customer engagement.

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Our Services

Retail Supply Chain Consulting

Our skilled retail consultants work side by side with clients to identify and analyze any existing issues, develop and implement solutions to those problems, and take advantage of the latest technological advances. We have a proven track record of meeting deadlines and providing valuable third-party perspectives and expertise. We can assist with:

  • Strategic IT planning
  • Process improvement
  • Project management
  • Package selection
  • RFP/RFI
  • Requirements definition
  • System and software upgrades
  • Modifications and programming
  • Systems optimization
  • Integration and interfaces
  • Systems implementation
  • Post-implementation support
  • Training
  • Hosting and managed services

Omnichannel Retail Software Solutions

Our knowledgeable team members have experience working with a wide variety of retail software solutions and can recommend products that will serve your company’s specific needs. We offer integrated solutions for retailers that can support:

  • Product lifecycle management
  • Sourcing and demand
  • Merchandising
  • Planning and allocation
  • Replenishment
  • Order management
  • Distribution center management
  • Business intelligence
  • Mobile
  • Clienteling
  • Point of sale

We understand just how important it is to offer our clients top-of-the-line products that they can depend on. That’s why we’ve chosen to partner with some of the industry’s most respected software providers, including JDA Software, Oracle NetSuite, Veras Retail, and Jesta I.S. We also offer cutting-edge hardware solutions from industry leaders such as IBM, Lenovo, and Toshiba.

Retail Cloud Computing

Our retail consulting firm also provides unparalleled retail cloud computing services — including cloud hosting, systems management, and backup and data recovery — with a data center infrastructure based in the United States. Many retailers have embraced the cloud because it offers better performance, enhanced security, greater flexibility, and improved scalability. By implementing cloud-based solutions at your retail business, we can help you eliminate unexpected downtime, reduce operational costs, and better protect your company’s data.

Our Values

At RPE, we’re committed to our clients’ success, and we do everything we can to provide the best solutions for their needs at the greatest value. We always do what’s best for our clients and we strive to build client relationships that inspire confidence and encourage interaction. Within our own company, we’ve taken steps to develop a work environment that promotes creativity and breeds success, and we encourage work/life balance for all of our associates. We treat everyone fairly and believe that each team member is critical to our success.

Find Out More

If you’d like to know more about our retail consulting firm and the services we can provide for your business, contact RPE today.