Apparel, Footwear and Accessories

Introducing NetSuite:
Empowering Apparel, Footwear and Accessories Companies for Success

In this dynamic landscape, it is crucial for companies in this industry to stay agile and meet the ever-changing demands of their customers. However, many apparel, footwear, and accessories companies struggle with managing their operations efficiently and effectively. They often rely on disjointed systems and outdated processes, which hinder their ability to scale and compete in the market. StellarGrade, a leading expert in implementing NetSuite, understands the unique challenges of this industry and offers a comprehensive solution to help businesses overcome these obstacles and achieve success.


Industry Challenges and NetSuite's Solutions

The apparel, footwear, and accessories industry presents specific challenges that demand a competitive platform. NetSuite’s Apparel, Footwear and Accessories (AFA) edition is designed to provide an end-to-end cloud system that encompasses financials and accounting, inventory and order management, CRM and marketing, point of sale, and ecommerce. With NetSuite AFA, you gain a unified omnichannel commerce platform that ensures a seamless customer experience. Real-time analytics offer a complete view of your business, enabling informed decision-making. NetSuite’s out-of-the-box roles, KPIs, reports, and dashboards ensure a quick and efficient implementation, backed by industry expertise and leading practices.



Built and Delivered With Industry Experience

NetSuite’s AFA edition is built on years of experience working with fashion and apparel companies like yours. By packaging this industry expertise into a dedicated solution, NetSuite addresses the unique challenges faced by apparel businesses in manufacturing, retail, and wholesale. StellarGrade, with its team of AFA-dedicated professionals, leverages NetSuite’s knowledge and best practices to implement the platform faster, empowering you to transform your business and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This approach, called SuiteSuccess, offers a stairway to technology and business transformation, delivering results in a phased and manageable manner.



StellarGrade's Approach

At StellarGrade, we understand that every business is unique, with different starting points, business models, and future directions. Our team collaborates with you to identify your specific needs and priorities, ensuring a tailored implementation of NetSuite. We guide you through the SuiteSuccess stairway, consisting of five consumable steps, to remediate technology platform issues and continuously evolve and optimize your business. Our expertise, combined with NetSuite’s AFA team, serves as a mutual guide as you progress through each step, allowing you to chart a course forward with confidence.



NetSuite Stairway

The NetSuite Stairway approach consists of five steps tailored to transform your business gradually and effectively:

1. Establish: Create a foundational, cloud-based platform that unifies financials, project management, billing, and analytics. This eliminates the need for multiple fragmented systems and provides a single source of truth for your entire organization.

2. Elevate: Expand the platform to encompass resourcing and people management, project profitability, and customer revenue management. This step enables you to maximize the benefits of the unified model across your business.

3. Expand: With the IT infrastructure overhead removed, focus on winning new business and leverage media integration and billing automation capabilities. Streamline your operations and increase efficiency.

4. Accelerate: Optimize your business processes by leveraging advanced features like client development and marketing, resource optimization, and intercompany automation. Make data-driven decisions and improve profitability.

5. Dominate: Reach a point where technology is no longer a hindrance. Let NetSuite take care of the technology and innovation roadmaps, enabling you to lead your industry and drive new business capacity.

Key Benefits

By partnering with StellarGrade and implementing NetSuite’s AFA edition, your company can experience several key benefits:

Streamlined Operations: NetSuite’s unified data model eliminates the need for multiple systems, providing a single version of truth across your manufacturing, wholesale, and retail enterprise. This streamlines operations and improves efficiency.

Enhanced Customer Experience: NetSuite’s omnichannel capabilities enable you to deliver a consistent shopping experience across all devices and channels. You can optimize inventory management, fulfill orders faster, and provide personalized customer service.

Real-Time Insights: NetSuite’s real-time analytics and reporting give you a full view of your business. You can make data-driven decisions, monitor financial performance, and improve visibility into costs, revenue, margins, and profits.

Tailored to Your Needs: The AFA edition comes with pre-configured dashboards, key performance indicators (KPIs), and reports designed specifically for the apparel industry. These tools provide relevant data at your fingertips and help you make informed decisions.

Continuous Growth: With NetSuite and StellarGrade, you can take smaller steps to transform your business, rather than attempting one big leap. The SuiteSuccess stairway approach ensures continuous evolution and optimization of your business processes.

Partner with StellarGrade and leverage NetSuite’s AFA edition to overcome industry challenges, streamline operations, and enhance your customer experience. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help your company thrive in the apparel, footwear, and accessories industry.