We Can Deliver a Best of Breed Open to Buy in only 3 Months

We Can Deliver a Best of Breed Open to Buy in only 3 Months

Typically implementing a Pre-season and in-season plan along with an integrated line plan and of course integrating to existing systems, would take between 6- 12 months for a retailer. An Effective Retail Planning Tool At Island Pacific we are focused on delivering solutions quickly and effectively so retailers can get the results they need. With…

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Are you a Specialist Retailer Interested in Machine Learning?

Are you a Specialist Retailer Interested in Machine Learning?

If you are specialist retailer looking for an AI solution Island Pacific Forecast Manager can help Key Features & Benefits   Provides simple user interface so users can easily determine: What to forecast What period / horizon Which history to use   Lean on ‘user thought process’. Island Pacific Forecast Manager is designed to be lean…

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Read All About How Island Pacific Deliver a Planning System in Just 3 Months?

Read All About How Island Pacific Deliver a Planning System in Just 3 Months?

Many of today’s retailers both small and large use spreadsheets through their corporate offices and also rely upon them to complete their Merchandise and Channel and Key item planning.  Island Pacific has a solution which can remove the need for retailers to rely on spreadsheets which although extremely flexible come with a number of data…

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Assortment planning versus merchandise planning

Assortment planning versus merchandise planning

A question we frequently hear is what is the difference between Assortment planning and Merchandise planning. In simple terms, one is the Financial view of the world. The other is translating those financial plans into a framework of the actual product range that will be sold, to achieve those financials. Your start point is Merchandise…

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What is an assortment planning process?

What is an assortment planning process?

The importance of Assortment Planning We know it’s important to create an assortment plan, we merchandisers all love lists and this is really what it is, a shopping list. But how do we get there? Essentially, the basic assortment process is to group your stores to like stores, and to create a plan of the…

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A Simple but effective approach to retail planning

A Simple but effective approach to retail planning

What Matters? There are a lot of buzz words around planning, but at the end of the day, what do we really want to know? How much are we expecting to sell? How much stock do we need to support those sales, across time and therefore how do our deliveries need to be phased? Whether…

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The art of managing inventory in a retail, Web, Wholesale & Franchise environment

The art of managing inventory in a retail, Web, Wholesale & Franchise environment

Many retailers today are struggling with the challenge of managing inventory in a Multichannel environment. The art of selling is extremely simple however the art of inventory management with increasing selling channels comes with many nuances which mean that effective inventory management systems which support the process are become increasingly necessary. Advantages of multiple channels…

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