Tag Archives: fashion

Case Studies

Building Change Management Capability

Challenge Our client, a well-known high street fashion retailer with a newly implemented Agile IT Operating Model, engaged us to provide best practice change management support. As part of our client’s ongoing IT transformation, a central change management team was formed to support change programmes across the IT department. Although the concept of change management was not new, it was...

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Process Transformation of a Legacy System

We were engaged by a lifestyle brand with a global, multi-channel presence, which sells bags, accessories, fashion, homeware and childrenswear.  There were key issues with its business processes that were hitting key KPIs so the objective was to identify what needed to be changed, what could easily be changed and to improve go-to market efficiency and the customer experience. Challenge...

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Training a New Merchandising System for a Fast Fashion Retailer

Challenge Our client was a high street fashion retailer operating in the fast fashion market.  To compete at the rapid speed of fashion retail, they identified that they needed to upgrade their merchandise planning platform and they chose Oracle to provide the new software. We were engaged to work with their team to do an end-to-end process  implement the Oracle...

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Embracing the visual: how fashion retailers are reinventing search

by Julia Cook Online retailers are moving away from standard text search engines to embrace something more visual. Over the last few years we’ve seen several online businesses, in particular startups, developing a new kind of Visual Search engine rather than relying on traditional Text Search. This new kind of search is proving to work particularly well in fashion businesses...

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From Mass Customisation to Data Drilling – Fashion’s Getting Personal

by Julia Cook The epitome of luxury in high-end fashion is something entirely bespoke; an Haute Couture piece fashioned, fitted and created especially for you. Handmade shoes, hand stitched dresses and hand built watches are beautifully crafted, highly coveted… and often extremely expensive. The rest of us fill our wardrobes with factory-made fashion; often high quality, but mass produced and...

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How 3D Printing could Disrupt the Retail Industry

by Matt Gherardi 3D printing technology is a truly disruptive technology that’s slowly beginning to come to maturity. We’re seeing it hit the headlines more and more in recent months with some pretty outlandish claims, so we thought we’d take a look ourselves to find out what effect it could have on both the retail industry and also our supply...