How is your Sporting Goods retail business prepared for today's omnichannel challenges?

GROWING COMPETITION WITH CUSTOMER DEMAND NOW MUCH MORE DIFFICULT TO ESTIMATE

The impact of eCommerce, especially the Amazon effect, the proliferation of sport centers and increased competition from brands and other specialty retailers like fashion retailers are all elements that add to the traditional seasonal effects and make it much harder for sport retailers to forecast sales.

Can you generate reliable sales forecasts?

What level of inventory accuracy and visibility can you offer?

GROWING ASSORTMENT COMPLEXITY AND DRAMATICALLY SHORTER LAUNCH CYCLES

When it comes to assortments, sporting goods retailers face increasing complexity due the greater diversity of products they stock and the large numbers of product variations. In addition, constant design evolution and technology advances mean new products are launched continually.

Can you efficiently manage assortment complexity?

How long does it take to introduce new products, prices or promotions?

A SUPERIOR AND DIFFERENTIATED IN-STORE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL

Brands must enable their stores as true experience destinations and create closer customer relationships with knowledgeable store staff who provide the highest level of service. Sporting goods retailers that wish to differentiate their customer experience need to adopt an omnichannel approach.

What kind of shopping experience do you offer in your stores?

At what stage are you in adopting an omnichannel approach in your business?

GREATER AGILITY AND CONTINUOUS INNOVATION ARE KEY TO COMPETITIVENESS

Sporting goods retailers need to respond more quickly and effectively to fast-changing market conditions and in order to differentiate themselves, they must not only offer differentiated products, but also differentiated shopping experiences, where the capacity for innovation plays a fundamental role.

Can you react quickly to the threat from new competition or changed business conditions?

Is your capacity for innovation sufficient to compete effectively?

Openbravo Unique Differentiators

Faster Preparation of New Stores
Faster Training of New Associates
Faster Product and Pricing Updates
Greater POS Mobility
Greater Hardware Savings
Greater Flexibility

What can Openbravo do for your Sporting Goods retail business?

IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF YOUR SALES FORECASTS AND OPTIMIZE THE COSTS AND MANAGEMENT OF YOUR INVENTORY

Leverage the Openbravo connector for Frepple to gain accurate sales forecasts based on advanced algorithms that optimize purchasing costs. Increase the efficiency of goods distribution with transfer orders that are created automatically. Optimize staff, space and stock in your warehouses with advanced mobile-enabled functionality that increases inventory accuracy and reduces overall stock management costs.

SIMPLIFY MANAGEMENT OF YOUR ASSORTMENT COMPLEXITY AND GAIN GREATER AGILITY TO LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS

Improve how you handle complex assortments of sports equipment, apparel and footwear with an unlimited number of product categories that can be organized and browsed in a hierarchical mode. Easily manage single products, BOM, kits or variants based on an unlimited number of product characteristics like color, size or others, assign them to multiple price lists and assortments, and make them available to all stores and terminals in a matter of minutes.

ADOPT AN OMNICHANNEL STRATEGY THAT PUTS GREATER FOCUS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE WITH THE ADOPTION OF A MOBILE POINT OF SALE

Openbravo offers a fully featured, mobile-enabled POS solution that can be deployed on any type of device to deliver excellent customer service everywhere in the store, and it is supported by a broad set of assisted sale capabilities. Customers will enjoy a faster and more convenient check-out experience at the POS with the option of mobile payments, RFID or self-checkout terminals.

INNOVATE MORE AND MANAGE CHANGE MORE EFFICIENTLY WITH AN ARCHITECTURE BUILT FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE

To stand out from the crowd, differentiation is the biggest challenge that sporting goods retailers constantly face. To achieve that, Openbravo offers a highly flexible technology platform to embrace continuous innovation and manage change more efficiently. Built on top of a full open source stack, Openbravo helps sporting goods retailers do more and do it faster, with lower risks.

We know your business

Truly modular

Decathlon

Decathlon adopts a flexible, cloud-ready and mobile-enabled POS solution that improves the shopping experience and boosts the overall efficiency of its store operations.

Truly modular

Depique

Depique achieves greater agility to open new stores, gains higher visibility into sales and inventory and delivers improved customer service thanks to the Openbravo Commerce Suite.

Truly modular

Deporvillage

Since the introduction of Openbravo, Deporvillage has increased sales by 60% in 2017, using Openbravo in all areas and achieving integration between sales, logistics and financials.

A Future-proof Technology Platform

Trully modular
Truly Modular

Do more, faster with lower risks and focus in faster innovation and differentiation.

Easy to integrate
Very Easy to Integrate

Protect prior IT investments and leverage future new technologies faster.

Mobile-enabled and Cloud-ready
Scalable, Mobile and Cloud

Embrace mobility and cloud with a highly scalable architecture to support your future growth.

Talk to our experts to know more