Retailers have more data than ever before.
However, introducing new technology to leverage data more effectively throughout the merchandising process is a daunting—yet critical task.
In our latest webcast, we had the opportunity to sit down with Aéropostale’s SVP of Planning and Allocation, Karen Walter, who shed some light on:
- Why and how Aéropostale adopted advanced analytics in today’s retail environment
- A new approach to the Merchandise, Planning, and Allocation process
- How new technologies are blended with existing business process
Check out the the first part of the Q&A transcript below, where Karen shares her experience and thoughts on how the Planning & Allocation side of the business (and retail overall!) has evolved, as well as some of her biggest influencers throughout her career.
You can (of course) access the full video interview here.Read More