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How Foot Locker’s Jenny Sim Manages the Supply Chain

On Sept. 23, we were thrilled to learn that our customer Foot Locker’s VP of Global Sourcing, Jenny Sim, was awarded a Women in Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE). In her role at Foot Locker, Jenny is part of a team, led by Todd Greener, SVP, Global Supply Chain, where she leads global private label sourcing operations across the company’s family of brands. The recognition honors Jenny as a top supply chain executive for her success in building partner relationships, her consistent adoption to new challenges, and her leadership in driving best practices in sustainability and digitization of Global Sourcing functions at Foot Locker.

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Take Back Control and Build the Resilient Supply Chain

​We just wrapped up Disruption RX, a virtual supply chain summit designed to help companies rebound from unplanned shocks to their digital supply chain. Logility, Demand Solutions, and NGC customers, industry experts and thought leaders gathered to discuss how businesses can run smarter and faster with innovative technology that drives growth and boosts profitability. Attendees learned strategies that help make smart, data-driven decisions faster to transform organizations into truly resilient enterprises.

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NGC, Logility and Demand Solutions Introduce Disruption RX, A New Series of Virtual Supply Chain Summits

In order to help retailers thrive in the post COVID-19 era, NGC, along with our sister companies Logility and Demand Solutions, is hosting Disruption RX, a curated series of virtual supply chain summits. Starting October 7-8, 2020, these events will showcase thought-provoking and transformative supply chain strategies made possible by AI.

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Adapting to the COVID-19 Back-to-School Season

The two biggest seasons for retail have always been the winter holidays and back-to-school. Yet in 2020, nothing is for certain as the retail landscape has severed ties with the presumed annual patterns. Despite the confusion, retailers can still see the needed spike in sales if they adjust their strategies to meet this new moment.

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NGC Customer Spotlight: Janouras and Weissman

At NGC, we are proud to support our wonderful customers who are dedicated to meeting the challenges of their supply chain and streamline their business processes with innovative solutions. Today, we want to spotlight two companies in the fashion and retail industry who are doing just that – Janouras and Weissman.

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What Will Sustainability Look Like in a Post-COVID-19 World?

Sustainability has always been top of mind for retailers, but the importance of sustainable fashion has only risen as the coronavirus sweeps our world.

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Appealing to Gen Z in a Post-COVID-19 World

By 2035, Generation Z will account for 40 percent of luxury purchases worldwide. This group, born roughly between 1997 and 2012, will be impacted by COVID-19 for their lifetime, since the pandemic occurred in the midst of their most formative years.

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Restructuring Supply Chains to Respond to Demand: IBF Webinar Summary

Recently, we were pleased to join the Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning (IBF) for its panel on how leading companies are evolving their supply chains in response to COVID-19. Our president Mark Burstein joined our customer Carter’s, Citizen Watch America and Cardinal Health for the discussion, which can be found on demand here.

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NGC Receives 10th SDCE 100 Award for Work With C&A

We are thrilled to announce that Supply & Demand Chain Executive selected us a recipient of the SDCE 100 Award for the tenth consecutive year! This year, we were recognized for our work with C&A, which has been a customer since 2016 and upgraded to our digital supply chain solution in 2018.

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COVID-19 Response: How Retailers Can Adapt to a New Reality

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in changes across all industries, particularly retail. As a result, we’ve valued how the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has helped the community establish paths forward through advice and conversation. This week, our president Mark Burstein shared our firsthand accounts of what we’ve learned during the pandemic during the second broadcast of the AAFA’s Industry Resilience Campaign chat—you can view the conversation on demand here.

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