Today’s adaptive and scalable retail planning software aligns core enterprise functions to streamline planning across multiple departments and shared goals
Land O’Lakes, Fla. (July 15, 2015) – Retailers looking to meet consumer demands while increasing productivity and optimizing inventory, can turn to RPE for the latest retail planning software. RPE, a leading retail consulting services provider specializing in merchandising and supply chain services and solutions, works with retailers to recommend and implement solutions to increase functionality and adaptability.
“Yesterday’s retail planning software and practices are often no longer effective for today’s consumer-driven shopping experience,” said Cliff Epstein, president of RPE. “Modern enterprise planning solutions enable confident decision making that drives the ability to execute against strategy, identify trends and future opportunities and lower total cost of operations across multiple departments.”
Retail planning software features retail merchandise planning and retail assortment planning capabilities. Effective planning bridges the gap between the plan and purchase order to achieve the optimal mix of merchandise at store level. Improved planning assists in the coordination between merchandising, finance, operations and distribution. By aligning these core enterprise functions, retailers create a foundation for increased performance and growth.
RPE helps retailers integrate people, process and IT to deliver innovative merchandising and supply chain solutions. RPE’s retail consulting services focus on business process improvement, package selection, strategic IT planning and systems implementation. RPE also provides cloud computing services including hosting, Software-as-a-Service and managed services. Areas of expertise include JDA Software, Jesta I.S., Raymark, Multidev Technologies and most leading software solutions and IBM and Toshiba hardware. RPE has been implementing, managing and hosting merchandising and supply chain solutions for leading retailers since 1999 including Boy Scouts of America, Clintons, Francesca’s Collections, It’Sugar, Michael Kors, Newfoundland Labrador Liquor, Papyrus, Rexall, rue21, Spencer’s, vineyard vines and many more. For more information, visit www.rpesolutions.com.
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