How does Omni-channel commerce impact the Apparel industry?

SCApath works with omni-channel apparel companies to build supply chain competences that address the unique needs of the markets they serve.  Our consulting solutions are geared to the unique conditions of the apparel supply chain.


he apparel industry has gone through significant structural changes in the last 2 decades not only moving to cheaper labor markets but also accelerating consumer choice.  Information technology has enabled supply globalization as well as demand variability. Consumers can comparison shop at the speed of ‘click’ and expect apparel to uniquely fit style, price, and service preferences.

Apparel Challenges We Address:

  • Style / Color / Size
  • Pre-packs & Assortments
  • Seasonality
  • Global sourcing
  • Basics vs. Fashion
  • Ticketing, hanging, tagging, & bagging
  • Quality
  • Damages

  • Private label
  • Personalization
  • Value vs. High-end pricing
  • Accelerating competition & choice
  • Rate of change for customer preference
  • Cross-channel conflict
  • Social networking
  • Sustainability & carbon impact
How it works
Here is our methodology to ensure the success of your omni-channel business solution.
01/ Business Case & Roadmap

Key Services Delivered: Define Current Capabilities, Define the Future State, GAP Analysis, Solution Alternatives, ROI Analysis, Business Solution Roadmap

02/ Requirements & System Selection

Key Services Delivered: Solution Requirements, Key Business Scenarios, RFI/RFP Demos, References, Contract Negotiation, System Selection

03/ Project Roadmap

Key Services Delivered: Budgeting, RACI Resource Planning, Phasing, Change Mgmt Planning, Risk Assessment, Contingency Planning, Project Governance

04/ Solution Implementation

Key Services Delivered: Project Management, Change Management, Design, Integration, Environment Build/Configuration, Application Testing, Integrated Testing, Operations Testing, Training, Conversion, and Support

FIND out how we make omni-channel HAPPEN!

SCApath has demonstrated a deep application expertise with a focus on effective and quality-driven results achieved through a shared collaborative work style with the customer team. Their efforts have led to a steady operating state post-go-live with our supply chain systems, improved throughput in our distribution operations, and overall initiative cost reduction. I strongly recommend considering SCApath for your supply chain transformation needs.
Ed Wong - COO Charlotte Russe

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Omni-Channel By the Numbers
How Omni-Channel requirements are driving supply chain transformation.

Customer Experience

90% of customers expect a seamless experience from retailers across all purchasing channels

Increase Revenue

Companies with omni-channel customer engagement see a 10% year-over-year increase in annual revenue.

Buy Online, Pick-up in Store

50% of Consumers Expect to Buy Online and Be Able Pick Up In-Store

Customer Retention

Retailers with extremely strong omni-channel customer engagement retain on average 89% of their customers