Where are fashion and apparel retailers maximizing their omnichannel opportunities in 2019? Wholesale channels.

More than 80% of respondents surveyed for our recent CGS 2019 Supply Chain and ERP Trends Report have a wholesale business, and over 40% identified wholesale as the second-largest growth opportunity in 2019 behind eCommerce.  

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To increase the volume and value of consumer touchpoints, retailers see wholesale as a way to leverage other, well-recognized and successful stores to expand their reach. However, the transition from retail to wholesale presents a wide range of new business and operational challenges, including shifts in processes, timelines and systems requirements.

In this guide, you will obtain:

  • How native retailers are taking on the wholesale channel
  • Top operational and business challenges transitioning from retail to wholesale
  • 7 Tips for starting or expanding your wholesale business
  • Scaling internationally through wholesale partnerships and franchising
  • A checklist for wholesale specific processes and systems requirements
  • Success stories from retailers like Alice + Olivia, Marie Claire, Urban Outfitters, Reitmans and others