Lead Time Optimization: The Key to Profitability

August 22, 2016
10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM

Lead time optimization is the most important priority in the fashion industry – and no one does it better than Zara, the most successful retailer on the planet. How can other retailers emulate Zara’s amazing performance? Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D at NGC Software, will explain why the fashion industry is undergoing one of the biggest transformations in decades – and how retailers and brands can take advantage of technology to optimize lead times and improve profitability. Topics will include: line and assortment planning; responsible, transparent sourcing; product integrity and compliance; raw materials positioning and postponement; capacity planning; improved quality; and direct-to-store and direct-to-consumer shipments.