Thanks!!! Gracias!!! Thanks!!! Gracias!!!

Thanks!!! Gracias!!! Thanks!!! Gracias!!!

My 2nd RetailROI trip to Honduras was at the end of June and I am thrilled to share that all donations of health and beauty care supplies, school supplies, clothing, money and shoes were ALL a hit. In all, I traveled with 8 full suitcases and came home with two. Even the suitcases were left there to be used as closets for the kids at Plan Escalon.

Why you need to be Omnichannel customer experience, now.

Why you need to be Omnichannel customer experience, now.

Omnichannel customer experience is a buzzword we hear often, but what does it mean really? Simply put, it’s the concept of retailing across many individual channels with one seamless experience. Customers don’t look at different retail options (online vs. in-store) as separate channels. Rather, they see a banner with multiple points of interaction. Whether they […]

Lessons on Retail Forecasting from Frozen

Lessons on Retail Forecasting from Frozen

Retail Forecasting seems to be a simple matter. It allows companies to analyze historic sales/growth and base their purchasing on those metrics.  Forecasting allows you to predict the estimated demand and behavior of a product.  This in turn feeds the data that explains a portion of the sourcing & procurement and purchasing processes. However, the […]

2014 Retail Technology Trends

2014 Retail Technology Trends

There is no lack of technology popping up in every industry. From revolutionary automobiles and wearable smart devices to automated robot-powered warehouses, the limits of technology now seem only bound by our imagination.The technology shaping today’s retail industry is no different. It’s affecting the way consumers shop, pay for products, and how they are served […]

The Advantages of a Fully Integrated PLM

The Advantages of a Fully Integrated PLM

Designing new products/lines is an vital task for any fashion company. Whether you manufacturer footwear, clothing, accessories or specialty products, you recognize the complexities and worldwide collaborative effort required to efficiently design, develop and launch new products. Subsequently, you understand the pressures and requisites to reduce development time and increase speed to market.  Why so […]

Top BI Trends for 2014

Top BI Trends for 2014

  Data! It’s a term that has become wildly popular in today’s retail allocation and wholesale domains. But for every one person who is fascinated by their company’s growing data, there are two who remain just as frightening by the vast sea of information. Analyzing trends and using this data is fundamental to decision making and consequentially […]

The Top 5 Challenges in Sourcing & Demand

The Top 5 Challenges in Sourcing & Demand

Our team at Jesta has extensive experience communicating and working closely with wholesale professionals. We are proud that our involvement in the industry dates back to the 1980s. I suppose you could say that we grew up alongside the industry and evolved with it. In the last 30 years, we have witnessed a common thread […]

Why We Love Retail Allocation (And You Should, Too!)

Why We Love Retail Allocation (And You Should, Too!)

Talks on transforming the customer experience are always hugely popular at our headquarters in Montreal. One conversation that often comes up is how retailers can simplify the strategies used in today’s complex customer-centric marketplace. More than ever, we are operating in an environment where consumer demand is the most significant force behind retail decisions. The […]