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What to Do with Excess Inventory: The Wholesale Action Plan

Posted by JOOR on Thu, May 21, '20

Wholesale has an inventory problem. And yes we know, that’s not exactly news. Even prior to COVID-19, UBS noted inventory growth for apparel, footwear and accessories had outpaced sales growth for four quarters running -- with many companies bringing in inventory sooner than usual to get ahead of expected tariff increases. Not to mention, demand forecast in general has perplexed the industry for quite some time. Add to this the delayed deliveries and mass order cancellations of Coronavirus Spring, and a perennially smoldering issue just became a five-alarm fire. 

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How to Choose the Right B2B Digital Wholesale Platform for Your Business

Posted by JOOR on Fri, May 15, '20

Now is the time to take wholesale business online. Here’s your 4-point checklist for choosing the right digital platform.

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Best Practices for Rethinking Trade Shows Digitally

Posted by JOOR on Mon, May 11, '20

As more and more in-person gatherings across the retail industry have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19, tradeshows and events are forced to rethink the way they reach customers and provide a seamless experience for the brand's buyers in this new way of working.  For many businesses, not having access to these gatherings for the opportunity to promote their brand seems like an unmanageable challenge. But the show must go on. Many shows have already turned to digital alternatives to continue wholesale business in this new landscape. 

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Generate faster order conversions

Posted by JOOR on Mon, May 4, '20

The ability to think and act fast during market appointments is crucial. JOOR allows brands to have more appointments by increasing the efficiency of each session with our easy-to-use order-taking iPad app. When we learned that brands needed a faster way to connect orders to new clients in order to follow up, we created a new tool for them to connect these orders to retailers seamlessly from their Orders List page.

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New, Seamless Shopping Experience

Posted by JOOR on Mon, May 4, '20

With the new catalog page, you will now have the ability to easily shop across linesheets with enhanced filtering, grouping features, scrolling, and searching.

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JOOR and NJAL Partner to Create New Digital Paths for Emerging Designers

Posted by JOOR on Thu, Apr 30, '20

Fashion and wholesale succeed through partnerships.  The industry’s highly interconnected ecosystem makes it strong, agile, and able to continuously reinvent under fire.  The independent designer/department store collaboration exemplifies this dynamic: it re-energizes wholesale year-on-year, serving as a vital innovation engine and a bridge to the future.  Outdated marketing and operations practices, however, have begun to hold it back.  Through the ‘100 Project,’ JOOR and Not Just a Label (NJAL) are forging more open and efficient digital pathways to set up the young talent/retailer alliance for the long term win.

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Four Ways JOOR Can Help Fashion Brands' Wholesale Business Right Now

Posted by JOOR on Mon, Apr 6, '20

The coronavirus has brought intense challenges to our industry--ones we have never had to face. Even in this shifting environment, however, there are two things we can hold on to with certainty:

  • Our industry has always shown unmatched teamwork and tenacity in the face of global crisis--whether economic, or humanitarian.
  • This time around, we not only have each other--we have technology in our corner as well.
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Forced Cancellations Jumpstart Virtual Fashion Technology (Source: Vogue Business)

Posted by JOOR on Fri, Mar 20, '20

Amid a moratorium on events and calls for more sustainable practices, tech that facilitates virtual fashion presentations is thrust into the spotlight.

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Successfully Upselling to Buyers with JOOR

Posted by JOOR on Fri, Mar 13, '20

An interactive client base is essential for your wholesale business, however, are you fully taking advantage of your own knowledge when it comes to maximizing sales? With JOOR, upselling can become a seamlessly integrated part of your day-to-day business if you use the right tools at the right time. No one understands your buyers more than you, so let us show you how you can leverage that knowledge and upsell to your buyers on JOOR.

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Coronavirus: Do You Have Your Back-Up Business Continuity Plans in Place

Posted by Kristin Savilia on Wed, Mar 4, '20

We’ve heard many stories in recent days from brands advising us their buyers are not able to attend market due to coronavirus. They have shared the success they are having with JOOR’s virtual showrooms, allowing them to continue uninterrupted business, albeit remotely.

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