ALDO Group Profits by Leveraging Store Inventory to Fulfill Orders

SupplyChainBrain  August 1, 2019 —Ship-from-store fulfillment of online orders is growing, but the goal is to satisfy e-commerce demands without sacrificing in-store sales. Most fashion retailers have products that depreciate rapidly — as days and weeks pass, so do revenue and profits. Moreover, today’s shoppers expect to get any product they want, anywhere, anytime. 

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Celect Named Disruptor in 2019 Coresight Matrix for Inventory Optimization Software

The Coresight Matrix helps answer questions around the latest cutting-edge retail-technology and who the leading players in the market are.

Coresight Research —  August 1, 2019 — Celect, a market leader in predictive analytics and inventory optimization for retailers, was named a Disruptor in the latest Coresight Matrix for Inventory Optimization Software. The report, conducted by Coresight Research, was designed to help clients better understand the key players in the retail-technology industry, as their team of analysts researches and follows the increasing digitalization of the retail world to help companies achieve digitalization and innovation strategies.

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How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon At Its Own Supply Chain Game

Read the latest article by Retail Touchpoints, featuring Andrea Morgan-Vandome, CMO of Celect, to learn how retailers are taking a page from Amazon's own playbook and using their store network as one unified distribution center to achieve massive margin gains. 

Retail TouchPoints —  July 23, 2019 — While few things remain constant in retail, the customer always comes first. And in today’s Amazon Prime world, customers demand faster, cheaper and more convenient fulfillment options than ever before. Retailers are scrambling to keep pace, offering everything from pre-selected delivery slots and buy online, pick up-in-store (BOPIS) to two-hour delivery windows in an effort to provide the seamless, channel-less experience customers expect.

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The Prime Day Inventory Opportunity

Read the latest article by WWD, featuring Andrea Morgan-Vandome, CMO of Celect, to learn more about how retailers are using the mid-summer shopping holiday to clear some goods.

WWD —  July 15, 2019 — The Amazon Prime (Two) Day extravaganza that started at midnight might make Jeff Bezos the Santa Claus of July — but the success of his four-year old shopping holiday speaks to more than just the web giant’s sheer power.

Retailers have known forever that consumers like nothing more than a good sale — from President’s Day to Mother’s Day to Black Friday and every excuse in between. And when Amazon kicked off Prime Day, at first to celebrate its 20th anniversary, the rest of the industry jumped right in.

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Celect Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2019

Boston, MA – July 2, 2019 Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected Celect as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2019. The technology solution recognized for this project was Celect Fulfillment Optimization, a solution delivered via a cloud-based, predictive analytics SaaS platform used to help retailers optimize their overall inventory portfolios in stores and across the supply chain.

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Lucky Brand Wins Apparel 2019 Top Innovator Award

We have some exciting news to share! Lucky Brand was recently recognized as an Apparel 2019 Top Innovator because of their work with Celect. 

Boston, MA – June 28, 2019 Lucky Brand was recently recognized as an Apparel 2019 Top Innovator because of their work with Celect. This annual award, sponsored by Apparel Magazine, recognizes apparel retailers, brands, and manufacturers who demonstrate notable innovation in their business, as well as the strategic partners that foster such success.

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A Retail Rebirth: How to Survive and Thrive in the Amazon Age

Read the latest Apparel Magazine article by Andrea Morgan-Vandome, CMO of Celect, on how ship-from-store fulfillment can address rising customer expectations and help retailers avoid markdowns and lost sales, decrease fulfillment costs, and increase full-price sales.

Apparel Magazine June 26, 2019 — The surge in recent store closures coupled with numerous doom-and-gloom reports have led many retail pundits to predict a day of reckoning for retail. Yet while some cry “apocalypse,” perhaps it’s an opportunity for something else entirely: a retail rebirth.

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Total Retail - Cracking the 'Last Mile' Supply Chain Challenge

Read the latest Total Retail article by Andrea Morgan-Vandome, CMO of Celect, to learn how retailers crack the "last mile" supply chain challenge using Celect advanced analytics and optimization technologies to connect the dots between available data points and provide real-time context on what, when, where and how much customers will buy.

Total Retail —  June 21, 2019 — As Amazon.com rewrites the rules of retail, retailers are struggling to adapt and stay relevant. And it’s only getting harder to compete as the online retail giant continues to up the ante — most recently introducing one-day free shipping to Amazon Prime customers. Instead of forging new and uncharted paths, retailers can succeed by taking a page from Amazon’s own playbook and beating it at its own supply chain game.

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How Analytics Helps Apparel Retailers Win With Customers and Competitors

Read the latest article by Sourcing Journal, featuring Andrea Morgan-Vandome, CMO of Celect, to learn how retailers use Celect to leverage analytics to win over customers and competitors.

Sourcing Journal  June 18, 2019 — Data is good but insights are better. Precise new analytics  tools on the market are finding willing customers in apparel clients looking for ways to win in retail in this day and age.

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Lucky Brand Has a New Plan for Optimizing its Inventory

Sourcing Journal - June 11, 2019

While customer expectations and retail operations have changed, in many cases, decision-making around inventory has not.

Lucky Brand decided to aggressively take on the issue of inventory planning in January of 2018 with the implementation of Celect, a cloud-based predictive analytics platform that helps brands and retailers make data-driven decisions on what to stock, and where.

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