For product distributors serving the outdoor, surf, cycling, sporting goods, apparel, lifestyle, footwear, workwear, and uniform including safety and PPE, and other verticals, Emerald’s Elastic Suite B2B technology platform can bring multiple bottom-line benefits. Distributors’ relationships with both wholesalers and retail partners are taken to an entirely new level of strategic selling and process efficiency via Elastic while providing seamless single platform access to buyers across brands, products, and even verticals.
“Elastic has taken our experience and innovation from serving a large portfolio of leading global brands and optimized the technology for the distributor wholesale merchandising model. Adoption of our industry-leading B2B platform by distributors is helping accelerate the growth of more efficient, single platform wholesale eCommerce across a diverse group of manufacturing verticals, brands, and specialty retailers.”
Elastic Brings Digital Merchandising to New Industries
Brands, manufacturers, and distributors are creating more strategic relationships and streamlined selling processes with their retail partners through the Elastic B2B solution. Distributors play an important role in the adoption of next-generation digital merchandising technology through their multiple supplier relationships across a broad network of retailers.
The trend toward universal adoption of Elastic is transforming wholesale eCommerce and the distributor model by eliminating the requirement for retailers to access their supplier brands through multiple purchasing solutions. Strong marketplace preference for Elastic is driven by its ability to help manufacturers, retailers and distributors adopt a more sustainable B2B sales process while achieving efficiency-driven cost savings and incremental sales growth. Sustainability and cost savings come through streamlined order entry, digital catalogs, resource optimization, and inventory management. Increased sales revenues come through brand-specific retailer applications, sales rep tools, strategic sales planning, digital merchandising, product customization, and assortment planning tools.
Emerald’s B2B technology serves clients representing hundreds of the world’s largest and most iconic brands in the outdoor, surf, cycling, sporting goods, apparel, lifestyle and footwear industries. Selected brands served include: The North Face, Patagonia, K2, Thule, Marker, Dalbello, Völkl, Rip Curl, Active Brands, Volcom, Shimano, Scott Sports, New Balance, Boardriders, Puma, Reebok/CCM, O’Neill, Burton and Vans.