The State of SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business Global Implementations

Date Wed, Mar 7, 2018   |   Category Category: SAP Fashion Management, SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

attune is excited to lead fashion brands into the digital age. We are currently spearheading 4 out of 7 global SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business implementations.

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The Role of SAP S/4HANA For Fashion and Vertical Business in Flexible Fulfillment and Order Orchestration [Blog Series 1/3]

Date Wed, Feb 28, 2018   |   Category Category: SAP Fashion Management, SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

This blog series will take an in-depth look at the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and the significant role it plays in executing seamless and frictionless order orchestration and fulfillment for fashion companies.

Visibility into item availability on any shelf in any channel is a dream that many retailers have been chasing. As majority of retailers still grapple with achieving real-time inventory visibility, we’re already seeing retail leaders move one step further by offering multiple order fulfillment services including “buy online, pick up in-store” (BOPIS) and “buy online, return in store” (BORIS).

As profitable order management becomes critical to a fashion business, it becomes paramount to overcome challenges that arise from inefficient and disconnected processes – which heavily impacts profit margins and customer experiences to a degree that no retailer can afford. 

Let us have a closer look at how SAP S/4HANA 1709 for Fashion empowers retailers to deliver what their customers want quickly, efficiently, and at the lowest possible cost - for both the fashion retailer and the customer.

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NRF 2018 in Review: Missguided on Digitizing a Digital Business, Store Technology Takes Centre Stage and more

Date Tue, Jan 23, 2018   |   Category Category: SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

The National Retail Federation Big Show 2018 wrapped up recently, but the insights that were shared will make their mark throughout the coming year. Judging by the overall excitement, engaging discussions, and innovative retail technologies showcased at the booth, it is safe to say that the retail industry is definitely not in an apocalyptic phase.

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Migrating from SAP AFS to SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business

Date Mon, Nov 6, 2017   |   Category Category: SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

Update: SAP will be releasing new information relating to the migration from SAP AFS to SAP S/4HANA for Vertical Business. Keep checking this space for the latest updates.  

Our video demonstrates how you can convert from SAP AFS to SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business regardless of whether or not you have SAP HANA Finance. 

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SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business Custom Code Migration

Date Fri, Oct 6, 2017   |   Category Category: SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

With the release of S/4HANA Fashion, business and IT leaders may have several questions on the new solution as they consider switching to the new SAP S/4HANA business suite. 

In our conversations with global fashion brands, one of the most common questions asked is what happens to custom code when migrating to S/4HANA Fashion? In our latest video, Vinod Kumar, Solutions Director at attune who played an integral role in managing attune’s co-innovation partnership on the design, proof of concept and development of SAP Fashion Managment, delves deeper in how fashion companies can migrate their custom code to S/4HANA Fashion.

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Introducing SAP S/4HANA 1709 for Fashion and Vertical Business

Date Wed, Sep 20, 2017   |   Category Category: SAP Fashion Management, SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

Fashion companies across the globe, regardless of size or geography are all facing the same economic headwinds - disruption in the form of competitive threats and new opportunities coming at an unprecedented pace. The answer for meeting these challenges is innovation - both in terms of business as well as the underlying technology that enables those processes.

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Healthcheck for SAP Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS): Optimizing the Opportunities for Improved Agility

Date Tue, Aug 29, 2017   |   Category Category: SAP Apparel and Footwear

The speed at which fashion businesses do business has accelerated dramatically over the years. More so than ever, companies are relying on technology to aid in all aspects of running a smooth, efficient and successful operations - which is why it is crucial for fashion companies to have ERP health-check from time to time to ensure your ERP system is doing exactly what it is supposed to.

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Key Inventory Statistics Every Fashion Company Needs to Monitor

Date Mon, Aug 21, 2017   |   Category Category: Inventory Management

Every day is a juggling act for multichannel retailers who need to quickly fulfill customer orders for items purchased online, in-store, via supplier warehouses and through other channels. As sales channels increase and consumer expectations grow, retailers are quickly realizing the benefits of using a common inventory view for all channels. It is a more cost-effective way of approaching inventory management and allows retailers to track inventory on a continuous basis, to be able to spot trends and gain insights to help make better decisions around stock control.

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Playing Catch-up: Majority of Retailers Still Struggle to Understand the Shopper

Date Tue, Jul 25, 2017   |   Category Category: SAP Customer Activity Repository

The burden of fashion retailers has been never been greater. Malls, retails stores, digital experiences and organizations are continuously being reimagined. Shopper behavior and consumer sentiments add a layer of complexity, as they keep rapidly changing across countries and demographics. How can companies keep pace in this ever-shifting landscape?

Until recently, technology barriers were the main problem, yet those barriers are starting to fall.  As they do, more and more companies have an opportunity to develop a coherent, comprehensive profile of their customers and effectively engage them across multiple touch points through the growing use of data-driven insights.

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Making the Move to S/4HANA Fashion: Roadmap Considerations and Migration Paths

Date Fri, May 26, 2017   |   Category Category: SAP Fashion Management, SAP S/4 HANA Fashion

We have arrived in the age of digital transformation where everything is connected as witnessed at SAPPHIRE NOW 2017, where the hype around SAP S/4HANA Fashion continued to dominate in the Apparel, Footwear, and Fashion (AFF) circles.

Since the announcement of SAP Fashion Management on S/4HANA (termed as SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Businesses) - many CIOs are at a crossroads. The news of S/4 Fashion has caused uncertainty in their existing ERP environments - despite the effort of setting up their companies’ future technology direction and developing a comprehensive digital strategy.

As the co-innovators of SAP Fashion Management, the presentation we showcased at SAPPHIRE NOW helped resolve these issues and clarify product maturity as fashion CIOs determine how and when to adopt S/4 Fashion. Here are some of the key topics discussed at our booth:

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