A designer walks down the street and is inspired by the colors that shimmer in the fading light reflected off a building's granite steps. She uses her cell phone to capture the image and develops next season's hot fabric.
A merchant vacations in Holland and is inspired by the endless waves of tulips that naturally balance color and size and seem to guide the visitor along nature's path. From this he creates a floor set plan that balances private and global brands to create an exciting visual presentation.
A buyer in the midst of an overseas buying trip is struck by the way tribal elders connect with the Earth. She is inspired to create a new retail brand, and a new product line is born.
A CEO presses his executives to creatively build the business, inspiring them to create and market their own brands, brands that are known for quality, reflect fresh thinking, and innovation. Products sourced globally, and brought together to capture their customers' interest, imagination and loyalty.
Retailing is driven by inspiration, whether it is Private Brand, Global Brand, or Store Brand. At TradeStone we're just as inspired to design and deliver the tools that help retailers and their suppliers turn their inspirations into brands people love.
Building a great brand is about delivering consistent quality using responsible and ethical business practices. It's about bringing together collections of merchandise from around the world at the right place and time. It's about communication, collaboration, and coordination. In short, it's about turning inspiration into reality. Quickly. Efficiently. Profitably.
That's our vision, but more than that, that's who we are. Our company is made up of people inspired by the challenges that face today's retailers, brand manufacturers and suppliers.
Merchandise Lifecycle Management is the holistic, informed, and efficient retail process of inspiring, designing, sourcing, procuring, and delivering private label and branded goods.
At TradeStone we're committed to providing the right solution for the job.