Topitop Deploys JDA Software Solutions to Enhance Profitability

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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FREMONT, CA: JDA Software, provider of retail merchandising planning and allocation software has recently announced the selection of its solutions like JDA Enterprise Planning, JDA Portfolio Merchandise Management, JDA Allocation and JDA Warehouse Management by the fashion retailer Trading Fashion Line S.A. (aka Tiptop). The deployment of JDA services centralizes Topitop’s merchandising, allocation and inventory management to enhance customer satisfaction and profitability.

Topitop is a privately held and family owned company based in Lima, Peru which manufactures affordable clothing targeting middle-class consumers. Topitop’s revenues are derived partly from sales at its Topitop branded company-owned retail stores, and the rest from wholesale exports of its clothing to retailers outside Peru, including the U.S.

The JDA Allocation, JDA Enterprise Planning and JDA Portfolio Merchandise Management solutions help Topitop to gain control over its inventory and plan all seasonal activities such as buying, merchandising, budgeting, and optimizing store product allocations. The JDA Warehouse Management solution enables Topitop to efficiently control, manage and reduce its distribution center costs. Together, the solutions allow Topitop to improve inventory rotation, increase margins and significantly reduce planning activities.

 

Cesar Vargas, Chief Executive Officer of retail, Topitop says, “At Topitop, we understand the demanding needs of shoppers. We must provide them a local value offering at the point of sale, both from a product variety and a consumer preferences standpoint that can be translated into local assortments, at the right prices and time. We selected JDA due to their extensive experience of more than 20 years in Latin America retail, with the largest installed base of retailers using JDA solutions in Chile, Peru, Colombia and overall in Latin America.”

According to Eric Padilla, Director of planning and supply chain, Topitop, JDA team understood the market requirements for Toitop and has integrated their services to the company thus addressing all market needs.

“We are pleased that Topitop has selected our merchandising, allocation and inventory management solutions as an integral component of their growth platform,” says Antonio Boccalandro, group Vice President, Latin America, JDA Software.