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What Is Virtual Warehousing & What Are Its Benefits For Retailers and Business Owners?

What Is Virtual Warehousing & What Are Its Benefits For Retailers and Business Owners?

Your customers may think your products all come from a giant warehouse out back. But that’s not how successful businesses do it these days. Thanks to virtual warehousing software, your apparel business can fulfill and ship customer orders a lot … Read More

Demand Forecasting in the Apparel Industry: 4 Challenges & Solutions

In the apparel business, there’s no such thing as a crystal ball. But demand forecasting gives you the next best thing. Making educated guesses about how customers will behave in the future is crucial for any business. This is particularly … Read More

Product Lifecycle Management: How The Fashion Industry Leverages A Concept Borrowed From the Auto Industry

Product Lifecycle Management: How The Fashion Industry Leverages A Concept Borrowed From the Auto Industry

From inception to manufacturing to sale and beyond, there are a lot of steps in the product lifecycle. Product lifecycle management (PLM) is the process of managing those steps. American Motors Corporation introduced the concept in the 1980s as a … Read More

Is B2B ecommerce replacing fashion week?

With this season’s Milan Fashion Week being cut short and fashion shows cancelled, designers and fashion insiders are recognizing that the end of the runway as we know it could be on its way.  The environmental impact of flying models, … Read More

6 Apparel Inventory Management Tips & Strategies

6 Apparel Inventory Management Tips & Strategies

Fashion retailers, inventory and warehouse managers, and apparel business owners have a problem. They have competitors whose business operations are more efficient, more responsive, faster. How do they catch up and (eventually) get ahead?  Technology is the answer. That’s why … Read More

Product Lifecycle Management

What Is Product Lifecycle Management & Why Does It Matter?

Want to learn about the concept of product lifecycle management? Read below to learn about the concept’s history and see a break down of each phase of the product lifecycle and the impact these concepts can have on your business. … Read More

Sustainable Supply Chain

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Why It Matters & How To Do It

A growing number of people around the world have concerns about climate change and the environment of the Earth as a whole. This concern has led to many efforts to be more mindful of the environment, for individuals, businesses, and … Read More

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7 Ways to Improve Customer Service Online

Want to learn seven pieces of actionable advice that you can directly apply to your own life to improve the customer service you provide online? The tips discussed below are extremely relevant to small business owners who have e-commerce stores … Read More

What is virtual warehousing

What Is Virtual Warehousing?

Looking for information on “virtual warehouses and how they impact retail businesses and inventory management?”  Want to learn how it differs from the similar term “data storage?”  Keep reading to learn why virtual warehousing is so important, its benefits and … Read More

ApparelMagic partners with the CFDA Supply Chain Collective

First reported on by WWD, ApparelMagic and the Council of Fashion Designers of America are partnering to provide state-of-the-art technology to CFDA members. One of eight companies included in the CFDA’s new Supply Chain Collective initiative, ApparelMagic equips fashion businesses with critical inventory … Read More

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What Is the Best Business Management Software for Retailers?

If your business is growing, you may realize that spreadsheets don’t adequately manage your business processes and assets. As you grow, your data gets more complex and dynamic, which calls for a different medium to help things stay organized and … Read More

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What Is CRM Software? Why and How to Use a CRM System

CRM stands for “customer relationship management” and is usually used to refer to a type of software that helps companies organize and access customer data. CRM software can be a powerful asset when it comes to connecting with customers, and … Read More