7thonline Saw Record Attendance at 2012 NRF Big !deas Session
Thought Leadership Talk on eCommerce Merchandising Demonstrates Urgency of Issue
New York, NY - January 17, 2011 - 7thonline, the leading provider of cross channel merchandise planning and assortment management to the retail and wholesale industry, announced today they had record attendance and standing room only at the Big !dea session it sponsored at the 2012 National Retail Federation (NRF) show. The thought leadership presentation was titled “eCommerce Merchandising-The New Paradigm for Multi Channel Planning” and featured one of its flagship customers - one of the leading sports brands in the world.
The session addressed eCommerce merchandising as one of the hottest current trends in global retail. It illustrated the important need for brands to remove the barriers across channels and business units and implement new strategies that encourage using advanced planning analytics in their direct to consumer sales strategies.
“In the new world of integrated, multi-channel retailing, such new paradigm can result in satisfied consumers finding the products they want quickly and efficiently through the channel of their choice,” said Max Ma, CEO of 7thonline. “With our planning, demand forecasting and predictive analytics, our customers and progressive retailers can make consumer centric retailing a reality today.”
7thonline is a leading provider of cross-channel merchandise and assortment management solutions to the Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories industries. Deployed in the cloud or as enterprise software, 7thonline solutions enable more effective planning, demand forecasting, and inventory optimization for fast-growing, omni-channel, leading brands. With embedded business intelligence and rich analytics, the company's solutions offer complete demand visibility and planning capabilities for wholesale, retail, and e-commerce—enabling increased sales, reduced markdowns, improved margins, and enhanced profitability. Customers include Bestseller, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Fast Retailing USA, G-III Apparel Group, GRI Retail Group (Hong Kong), Michael Kors, Nautica, Oakley, Patagonia, PVH and VF, among others. 7thonline is headquartered in New York, NY and has global offices in mainland China. To learn more, visit www.7thonline.com, read our blog at www.retailplanningblog.com, and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/7thonlineInc.