Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / rue21 chooses EmpowerWFM solution for workforce management
rue21 chooses EmpowerWFM solution for workforce management
21
Jan '15
rue21, a leading specialty apparel retailer, has chosen EmpowerWFM from Empower Software Solutions, a provider of innovative HR and workforce solutions, as the workforce management technology to be deployed in over 1100 retail locations throughout the US.

The powerful labour forecasting and scheduling capabilities within EmpowerWFM enable retailers to optimize labour schedules to ensure a consistent customer experience, according to a press release.

Dirk Armstrong, SVP of store operations for rue21 said, “EmpowerWFM is a proven technology solution, delivering great results for major retailers, which was a big factor in our decision to partner with them. Our rue21 associates are at the core of the customer’s experience at rue21. Our stores are the heart of our brand. EmpowerWFM will ensure we have the right people in the right roles at the right time, delivering fast fashion at a great value to our customers.”

Joe Olson, EVP and GM of Empower’s Workforce Management group said, “The implementation of EmpowerWFM is scheduled to roll out progressively over the next several months. We are delighted to be working with a progressive, high-growth retailer such as rue21. EmpowerWFM will help the management at rue21 meet their financial objectives as we have in a wide variety of other retailers, and the impact will begin to be felt in only a few short months.”

rue21 is a leading specialty apparel retailer offering exclusive branded merchandise and the newest trends at a great value. rue21 currently operates 1,111 stores in 47 states.

With integrated solution suites featuring payroll and HR management, tax software and outsourcing, workforce management, and talent management, Empower Software provides the most flexible solutions and superior technology, backed by the industry’s best service. Whether cloud-based or on-premise, via laptop or mobile device, Empower helps organizations achieve their people-powered objectives by creating a passionate, energized workforce. (GK)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 21st Jan 2021

Vietnam's garment-textile sector eyes $39 bn in exports

Vietnam's garment-textile sector has set a target of $39 billion in...

Pic: Shutterstock

Fashion | On 21st Jan 2021

Mila Fashion to open apparel plant in Sri Lanka's Welioya

US-based Mila Fashion, part of the Design Studio Group, recently...

Pic: Citi Trends

Retail | On 21st Jan 2021

Citi Trends to open 100 new stores by fiscal 2023-end

Citi Trends, Inc, a US-based value-priced retailer of fashion...

Interviews View All

Siddharth Biyani, Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Binoy Ravjani, Hero's Fashion

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Pratik Bachkaniwala, Palod Himson Machines

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Mark Tokuhara,

Mark Tokuhara

Japan-based FitJoy, a shoe brand for women, has been in the footwear...

Maya Simova,

Maya Simova

Inter Expo and Congress Center (IEC) is a prominent exhibition centre in...

Jos Notermans,

Jos Notermans

SPGPrints is a global provider of integrated solutions for rotary screen...

Paolo Ocleppo, Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Kevin Nelson, TissueGen

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus SpA

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus SpA

Established in 2005, Direct Plus SpA, is one of the largest producers and...

Sailesh Singhania, Sailesh Singhania Label

Sailesh Singhania
Sailesh Singhania Label

The Sailesh Singhania label was created to promote handwoven sarees and...

Ritu Kumar, Label Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar has an experience of 12 years in the fashion industry. She...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


January 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search