A house is only as strong as its foundations – in retail, this means building a rock solid platform that can deliver a connected brand experience across all channels. Dynamic UK fast fashion retail group, Quiz Clothing’s ambitious growth plans were being slowed by difficulties in providing the seamless Omnichannel experience their customers have come to expect.Continue reading
Speed is of the essence in retail – particularly in the fast-paced world of sport. Not only must retailers get products to market quickly, they must respond promptly to customer demand. International sporting goods retailer INTERSPORT knows these pressures first-hand, running a network of more than 5,500 stores across 43 countries. This is particularly evident in the UK and Ireland where its stores are predominantly affiliated retailers of INTERSPORT UK itself a part of the buying group AIS. To create the optimum platform for further expansion, INTERSPORT UK needed to reinvigorate its local IT solution to better connect the store with central operations – and it turned to Cegid.Continue reading
The Quiksilver Group is the world leader in the outdoor wear and equipment market and has global annual sales of $2.43 billion, with more than $1 billion earmarked for the group’s European subsidiary. Quiksilver began by marketing its products to multi-brand retailers before embarking on their own store expansion.
Ted Baker, the fast-growing British designer brand, is rolling-out new point-of-sale and retail management software, Yourcegid Retail, to help support its expansion in Asia. Yourcegid Retail is expected to make dealing with complicated tax regimes and customer service in local languages more straightforward. The initial implementation of the stores in Hong Kong was completed just in time for the busy Christmas trading period and ahead of the opening of its first stores in mainland China early this year.