Candela gives competitive advantage to footwear and apparel retail businesses (single stores and chain store) because of innovative features for these vertical markets. These features include system supported replenishment of product assortments and cut-sizes, automated stock movement for stock optimization, and presentation of data in the matrix format to view products with all available sizes. Candela GUI (graphical user interface) is also designed to streamline operations of footwear and apparel retailers.
Definition of New Products for Footwear and Apparel
In footwear and apparel the products (designs) are available in many sizes and usually have more than one color. LumenSoft Candela retail management system makes it very easy for footwear and apparel retail businesses to define new products. While defining the new product or design, all associated sizes are colors are also created with just one click.
View of Stock in matrix format
LumenSoft Candela retail management system can show the inventory in both horizontal and vertical format. Matrix format gives a very clear visibility into the available sizes of the products
Creation of Purchase Order with required assortments
LumenSoft Candela retail management system can make a purchase order for footwear and apparel in easy matrix format. This enables the user to see the assortment total horizontally and vertically.
Creation of Goods Receipt Note (GRN) with required assortments
LumenSoft Candela retail management system can make a goods receipt notes (GRN) for footwear and apparel in easy matrix format. These GRNs can be issued directly or against already issued Pos. This enables the user to see the assortment total horizontally and vertically.
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Stock Movement between two locations in matrix format
LumenSoft Candela retail management system provides extremely efficient and effective way to move the stocks at the required retail outlets. This movement can be managed and viewed in matrix format and complete assortment information is available which is critical in apparel and footwear retailing.
Assignment of Reorder Levels to every stock item
LumenSoft Candela retail management system enables the users to define reorder levels for every SKU (stock keeping unit). This definition can be done and viewed in stand format or matrix format. Matrix format is especially important in footwear and apparel retailing.
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Sales Analysis and reporting in matrix format
LumenSoft Candela retail management system provides the sales information in matrix format which gives a very clear picture and useful information for footwear and apparel retail businesses.
Cut Size Analysis for Assortment Completion
In apparel and footwear business it is essential to main the complete assortment of a design or article. If some sizes are missing the this results in missed sales. Candela provides reporting to identify those items which have incomplete assortment and some sizes are missing.
Reporting against Designs or Against SKU
In Apparel and Footwear business, sales and stock analysis is carried out for articles or designs without considering the details of sizes or colors. However, for details analysis, same repoting is sometimes required at SKU level. Candela provides this facility in many reports.