Home Furnishings Buying Tools
- Eliminate guesswork using reporting and trends to make accurate buying decisions
- Discover real-time KPIs imperative to generating the ideal assortment, including GMROI, turn, and sell-through
- Generate merchandising strategies that lead to a higher ROI and profitability
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STORIS' Buying Tools help your buyers make strategic merchandising decisions backed by data and trends, all while saving time.
Buying Tools Suite
STORIS’ Furniture Buying Tools Suite includes reporting capabilities to generate ideal merchandise recommendations. With drill-down functionality by vendor, item, category, collection, and selling location, your team can make strategic choices. Our Furniture Merchandising Planning Software helps buyers make stronger decisions while saving up to 6 hours of research per week.
Lead Time & Demand Forecasting
Lead Time & Demand Forecasting enables your store to always have the right merchandise at the right time. Demand Forecasting evaluates customer shopping behavior using historical trend data and real-time sales analysis. Coordinate demand with vendor lead times to realistically plan for furniture order fulfillment.
Special Order Configuration
Special Order Configuration automates your ability to build custom furniture pieces to meet individual consumer needs. This centralized tool includes all available options with built-in pricing for seamless, accurate, and error-free processing. Modify frames with selections including color, material, grade and finish, and automatically create a related Purchase Order.
Furniture Purchase Order Management
Automate purchase order generation based on configurable settings and send the purchase order out with the click of a button, thereby saving time and labor while increasing accuracy. For efficiency, create new products on-the-fly, and directly link a purchase order to a specific sale.
Inventory replenishment software from STORIS monitors inventory levels across channels, comparing quantities to actual sales and projected demand by product. With automation through Furniture Merchandise Planning Software, your buyers are alerted to low stock and backorders that need their attention. Our Just-In-Time strategy increases turns while ensuring fulfillment on time, every time.
Strategic Pricing & Costing Tools
Strategic Pricing & Costing Tools provide actionable information to cost goods and monitor overall vendor performance. Manage adjustments, promotions, and markdown strategies to maintain margins. For seamless integration across Accounting, STORIS uses a 3-way match system to ensure accurate financials.
Vendor Electronic Data Interchange
Vendor Electronic Data Interchange uses STORIS’ interface to sync electronic communications directly with vendors. STORIS has EDI partnerships that provide access to over 750 global manufacturers. Functionality includes confirming purchase order receipts, acknowledging costs and quantities, updating shipment notifications, and approving payables invoices.
Our Forms Designer allows you to create showroom floor tags, POS labels, inventory barcodes, receipts, and documents for purchasing, receiving, and distributing inventory. The advanced graphical capabilities capture the aesthetic of your brand and are eye-catching to potential customers. Forms can also be scripted to print unique discounts, specific furniture care instructions, and warranties.