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Fashion

From virtual runways to sustainable supply chains, fashion industry software helps you leverage data and fast-track innovation.

Fashion technology struts into the future

The future of fashion is virtual and immersive. You can get ahead of the trends with fashion technologies for a stylish digital world. 

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Fashion lifestyle brands take a stand

Data insights help fashion brands match customer lifestyles and values with curated content, style advice, and personalised shopping.

Digital fashion goes mainstream

Leading brands are using smart tech to capitalise on virtual fashion shows, explore fashion in gaming, track fashion NFTs, and more. 

The fashion metaverse is in vogue

What is metaverse fashion? It’s a virtual closet that opens a world of immersive shopping and personalised brand experiences.

Omnichannel commerce gets personal

Omnichannel goes seamless, as digital solutions meld – and customise – fashion e-commerce, in-store, and social shopping experiences.

The fashion supply chain gets a makeover

The best fashion supply chains are using smart tech to support intelligent returns and circular processes to optimise inventory and be greener than ever before.

Sustainable fashion is always in style

Top brands are going digital to improve fashion sustainability, foster ethical sourcing, and reduce pollution and waste. Today’s consumers demand it.

Featured fashion solutions

SAP S/4HANA for fashion and vertical business

Run a profitable fashion and vertical business in real time and benefit from a single platform that supports every aspect of your business – from manufacturing to wholesale and retail channels.

SAP Intelligent Returns Management

Offer a smooth and transparent product returns process with AI-assisted routing, dispositioning, and analytics while maximising margins on returns and reducing carbon emissions.

SAP Commerce Cloud

Create engaging digital storefronts for any device and use AI to deliver hyperpersonalised e-commerce experiences, recommendations, and promotions that maximise conversions.

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SAP S/4HANA and intelligent ERP

Transform your fashion organisation into an intelligent enterprise.

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Building sustainable fashion and apparel retailers

Sustainability must be more than a corporate responsibility initiative. Learn how fashion and apparel retailers can embrace and implement a holistic sustainability strategy at the core of enterprise transformation for success tomorrow.

Explore how we can help your fashion business run better

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Deliver hyperpersonalised marketing campaigns that turn shoppers into brand advocates – and provide exceptional shopper experiences in stores, online, and on mobile devices. Our fashion marketing and customer experience solutions give a real-time view of each customer and provide personalised, consent-based engagements at scale. 

  • 360-degree customer profiles and preferences
  • Real-time shopper insights 
  • Personalised omnichannel experiences and offers
  • Fashion marketing performance management
  • Flexible pickup, delivery, and returns

We’re leveraging SAP Commerce Cloud to support our growth, both by capturing more top-line sales and improving the customer experience.

Jim Ferolo, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Maui Jim Inc.

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Put the customer at the centre of your merchandising decisions – and increase conversion rates – with our fashion merchandise management software. You can anticipate customer style and market trends accurately, optimise pricing and promotions, and improve your day-to-day merchandise operations – from purchasing and allocation to performance. 

  • Centralised data management
  • Product sales and demand forecasting 
  • Carbon footprint optimisation
  • Merchandise and assortment management, planning, and execution 
  • Collection pricing and promotions

Faster planning means we can stay on trend and be first to the shops with the latest styles. In the fashion business, this provides significant competitive advantage.

Yvonne Franklin, Product Director, beeline GmbH

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Control, monitor, and automate manufacturing operations to streamline manufacturing for efficient, high-quality production and quality management and compliance. In addition, fashion industry software from SAP helps you reduce environment, health, and safety risks to help ensure safety and business continuity.

  • Collaboration across global networks
  • Quality management processes
  • Risk assessments and management
  • Product origin tracing

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Source ethical and sustainable fashion efficiently, control risk and costs, and collaborate with a global supplier network. You can handle multiple collections each year, drive brand differentiation with innovative and private-label sourcing, and use AI-powered analytics to improve contract negotiations, optimise orders, and save money.

  • Strategic sourcing and contract management
  • Supplier and risk management
  • Procurement analytics
  • Merchandise and indirect buying
  • Smart invoice management

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Get the right inventory to stores, warehouses, distribution centres, and customers at the right time. From the first mile to the last, our software can help you create transparent and customer-driven supply networks that anticipate demand, get the right styles to customers, and optimally fulfil demand from anywhere.

  • Integrated supply chain planning
  • Fashion inventory management
  • Omnichannel fulfilment
  • Returns management
  • Warehouse and transportation management

Retail solutions from SAP are playing a crucial role in helping us get the right products to the right stores at the right time, enabling us to work more efficiently and supporting rapid growth.

Yvonne Franklin, Product Director, beeline GmbH

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Meet evolving shopper expectations and provide customers with smooth and consistent experiences across channels with our software for omnichannel retail and store operations. Store associates can use real-time customer and inventory data, delivering compelling personalised shopping experiences at scale – for every customer and at any touch point.

  • Real-time customer and inventory visibility
  • Smart and automated store processes
  • Support for smart store technologies
  • Omnichannel POS software
  • Omnichannel e-commerce platform

Get started with SAP's cloud solutions for fashion

SAP can help you start or enhance your fashion digital transformation – no matter where you are in your journey. If you have yet to move to cloud ERP, you can get started with the RISE with SAP solution. If you already have cloud ERP – from SAP or any other vendor – you can enhance your fashion capabilities with our industry cloud solutions.

RISE with SAP

RISE with SAP provides customers with complete business transformation as a service (BTaaS) in a single package. At its core is SAP S/4HANA Cloud, business process intelligence, technology credits, and more. RISE with SAP for fashion also includes:

  • Merchandise management
  • Customer activity repository 
  • Omnichannel e-commerce platform
  • Omnichannel POS software 
  • Promotion pricing optimisation

Industry cloud solutions for fashion

Built by SAP and our partners on an open platform, SAP’s industry cloud solutions address specific industry needs for the fashion sector. Designed to work with your existing SAP and third-party systems, these specialised cloud applications can help you drive cost-effective transformation and sustainable growth.

  • Cloud-based fashion solutions
  • Innovative technology from SAP and our partners
  • Straightforward integration with existing systems
  • Extension of your current investments

Featured cloud solutions for fashion

SAP Omnichannel Promotion Pricing

Provide consistent promotional pricing on every retail sales channel, including social media storefronts, e-commerce sites, and physical stores – and earn loyalty for the long term.

SAP Omnichannel Point-of-Sale by GK

Deliver superior checkout experiences across channels. Our retail POS software offers rich omnichannel features, support for more than 60 countries, central device management, and more. 

Omnichannel Digital Solutions and In-Store Data Collection for Physical Retail by Mercaux

Deliver superior omnichannel experiences with instant access to product information, company-wide inventory, digital content, customer profiles, checkout, and communications tools through a mobile app and self-service kiosks.

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