Athletic man doing sport to represent the Sporting Goods Industry

Sporting Goods

How do you win the race to increasingly omnichannel consumers as traditional channels are being disrupted? By owning the digital experience.

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Digital Era

Major chains are shutting their doors. In-store traffic is mutating and the omnichannel experience is more important than ever. Apparel/athleisure continues to expand and consumers are increasingly buying directly from brands. 

Disruption is creating huge opportunities, where digital capabilities and agility are either your advantage, or a threat to your survival.  

Sporting Goods Complexities

  • Sizing and fit 
  • Product relationships
  • Real-time inventory 
  • Returns management and warranties
  • Fulfillment complexity
  • Staffing / upskilling: unknown technical skills among staff
  • Live support (site, chat, etc) 
  • Change management 
  • Legacy computer / IT systems compatibility
  • Complex pricing matrix & dynamic pricing
  • Product restrictions (geography, pricing)
  • D2C pressure from brands/suppliers
  • Lack of reliable / consistent / complete product information
  • Optimized inventory for eCommerce 
  • Logistics & fulfillment concerns, including multiple stores / warehouses / distribution centers
  • More

Technology Partners

From omnichannel commerce to punchout, automation and more, discover Valtech_Absolunet's best of breed partners and how they work together. 

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Valtech_Absolunet Expertise + Approach

Leverage our experience with dozens of brands and retailers to bridge the gap between customer habits and expectations and your people’s and systems’ ability to deliver, scale and adapt. 

A technologically-sound roadmap that makes business sense, in the hands of a partner that can help you integrate, run and manage your digital ops.