Tampa, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/05/2014 -- A trusted and proven retail allocation solution from JDA Software paired with retail consulting services from RPE, allow retailers to enhance and translate customer demand into pinpointed allocations to optimize store-specific product assortments across the entire retail organization. RPE engages with retailers to analyze and identify challenges and implement solutions to address today’s business environment. By applying industry best practices, RPE delivers innovative retail merchandising and supply chain management solutions to leading retailers of all sizes.
“Today’s savvy customers have more information and channels than ever to influence buying decisions, and it is critical retailers have the right products in store to meet consumer demand,” said RPE president Cliff Epstein. “A robust retail allocation solution can efficiently target the optimal mix of products for each store resulting in a quicker, more effective process for creating and executing retail allocation plans for higher margins and improved in-stock position.”
RPE has been implementing, managing, supporting and hosting JDA Software merchandising and supply chain solutions since 1999. JDA’s retail allocation solution applies built-in, best practice methodologies that enable retailers to conduct what-if analyses to test strategies prior to execution. Retailers can create retail allocation strategies based on inventory and assortment plans for new products, as well as the replenishment of existing items. Customizable to accommodate a broad range of retailers, JDA Software’s retail allocation solution is highly scalable to accommodate store expansion.
The bottom line benefits include:
- Improved inventory turns and reduced stock-outs
- Optimized store-specific product assortments
- Improved customer satisfaction
- Increased sales and margins
- Maximized inventories by size and color by store
RPE helps retailers integrate people, process and IT to deliver innovative merchandising and supply chain solutions. As a leader in retail consulting services, RPE focuses 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, Raymark, Symphony EYC 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, Dollar Tree, Fifth & Pacific, Francesca’s Collections, It’Sugar, KatzGroup, Kipling, Mark’s, Michael Kors, Newfoundland Labrador Liquor, Papyrus, Rexall, rue21, Spencer’s, The North Face, VF Corp, vineyard vines, XS Cargo and many more.