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Urban Outfitters selects MID Retail’s Advanced Allocation Software


Indianapolis -- MID Retail announced Urban Outfitters has selected MID Advanced Allocation Software to forecast and distribute merchandise for all store locations across its Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, and Free People brands. The MID solution was designed to help multi-store, multi-sku retailers increase accuracy, efficiency and profitability. The system includes both pack and size optimization modules for accurate sku-level allocation and replenishment.

The Urban Outfitters brands differentiate themselves by offering a unique product assortment in a distinctive environment in their 350 stores throughout North America and Europe and through catalogs and websites.

After reviewing a number of allocation options, the company selected MID’s Advanced Allocation Software based on its robust functionality and proven technology.

“We’ve worked with the MID team over the past two decades,” said Denise Albright, executive director of planning and allocation for Anthropologie. “They’re an extremely progressive company that has a great reputation for successful installations, and we feel confident in their ability to meet both our current and future needs.”

According to MID Retail, the Advanced Allocation Software system will enable Urban Outfitters to significantly refine allocation decisions across all brands at all locations right down to the style, color and size levels.

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