Transform Retail Operations with Purchasing Automation Software
The current state of retail makes it both an exciting and challenging time to be in this industry. While more brick-and-mortar retailers are making mobile apps a key component of their strategies, some online stores are actually establishing offline storefronts.
Regardless of the current direction of your retail operation, there are a few certainties that must be dealt with in order to find continued success. One of those certainties is that the majority of consumers are sensitive to price. Since it’s easier than ever for consumers to research and compare, retailers have to find ways to compete.
Another certainty of modern retail is when customers are unhappy, they’re going to share their opinion. Although that type of sharing used to mean telling a few people in one-on-one settings, consumers now turn to the Internet where they can write a permanent review. With these types of issues, it’s easy to see why price is a top priority for most retailers.
If you’re in the same boat, you may be frustrated by the limitations of your current purchasing system. Dealing with a system that doesn’t work well with steep customer expectations, dynamic prices, changing markets and staffing challenges like seasonal turnover can be a major obstacle. Fortunately, Bellwether Software has a solution for addressing all of those problems.
What Retailers Can Gain from Bellwether Purchasing Software
Manual purchase processes can eat up hours of time on a daily basis. Since that time could be put to much better use, the productivity gains offered by automating purchasing processes are very impressive. An added benefit of this type of automation is it eliminates the need for paper. That change can reduce costs and enable a retailer to bolster their image as being eco-friendly.
Another area where Bellwether Purchasing Software shines is in regards to reeling in maverick spending. Because retail already operates on tight margins, having the right level of control over spending is something that’s truly essential. Thanks to the ability of our purchasing automation software to enforce approvals, you won’t have to worry about unplanned spending causing plans and projections to be completely derailed.
While Bellwether Software provides a very robust and comprehensive solution, one of the characteristics that retailers really like is being able to utilize this solution without the need for extensive IT support. Having access to lots of powerful features and data without being required to jump through numerous technical hurdles is why over 750 purchasing managers have rated Bellwether Purchasing Software #1 for usability.
While the retail industry isn’t going to get easier any time soon, Bellwether Purchasing Software will make your life as a purchasing manager much easier. Call Bellwether Software at 1-866-698-1398 to speak with a member of our team about how you can start reaping all the benefits that our solution has to offer.