Surefront Blog

The Formula for Increasing Retailers’ Speed to Market, Part 2

We all know that speed to market is important for retailers. That’s a given. But what are the steps to getting to market faster? This three part blog series, The Formula for Increasing Retailers’ Speed to Market, outlines what you need to consider as you work towards a faster speed to …

Read Story

The Formula for Increasing Retailers’ Speed to Market, Part 1

We all know that speed to market is important for retailers. That’s a given. But what are the steps to getting to market faster? This three part blog series, The Formula for Increasing Retailers’ Speed to Market, will outline what you need to consider as you work towards a faster spee …

Read Story

Surefront Next Generation Product Lifecycle Management

In our previous articles, we’ve discussed what Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is along with Product Information Management (PIM), Category Management, Supplier Management and more. All of these topics relate to retail business operations. These are the behind-the-scenes internal i …

Read Story

PLM Software vs B2B Wholesale Marketplace

Surefront at NRF: Retail’s Big Show Ahead of our exhibit at the National Retail Federation’s 2022 expo in New York, we wanted to talk about some key topics that have been floating around the enterprise software space. NRF presents a massive opportunity for Surefront to show the retail …

Read Story

Create a Sustainable Work From Home Culture with PLM

PLM Software Work From Home and Sustainability

The concept of sustainability in business is currently at the forefront of many industry leaders’ minds. As business, culture, and ethics evolve, the desire for more sustainable practices only grows. So, how does that relate to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software?

Read Story

PLM vs PIM: Which Do You Need?

PLM Software vs PIM Software

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Information Management (PIM) software are critically important tools for companies in the B2B retail industry. Whether you’re designing new products or managing product information, your choice in software can be pivotal for your company’ …

Read Story

Product Information Management (PIM) Software 101

PIM software, or “Product Information Management” software, is a technology that centralizes and organizes product information and then distributes it to retailers.

Read Story

Merchandising Software 101

Merchandising Software for Retail Buyers

Updated September 2021 - New Bonus Section: Improve Your Merchandising Management with Surefront PLM Software Merchandising is a critical capability for retailers, but the full definition of merchandising, and all it entails, is less than common knowledge.

Read Story

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software: 6 Things to Know

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software

Updated August 2021 - New Bonus Section: Recruiting with Product Lifecycle Management Across a variety of industries, there’s a growing interest in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software and its benefits. As companies look to improve their product offerings, refine their supply c …

Read Story

What is Supplier Management?

Supplier Management

Updated July 2022 - New Bonus Section: How to Create a Supplier Scorecard Retail success requires diligence. But few retailers have the right product lifecycle management (PLM) software in place to effectively manage supplier relations. Measuring the success of each supplier in a one- …

Read Story

NRF 2021 - A Complete Guide to the Virtual Big Show

2020 has been a year of unprecedented challenges and change. With large gatherings still suspended due to the pandemic and at-home workspaces becoming the new norm, it’s hard to know when we’ll be back to a life of face-to-face meetings and handshakes with business partners.

Read Story

What is Fashion Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)?

Fashion Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Guide

In the fashion industry, product development is an iterative process that takes the effort of many people and departments. If your organization engages in product development, you’ll want to find the best way for you to organize, store and leverage information about each product you w …

Read Story