Container Store Uses PlumSlice to Streamline Product Selection and Procurement Processes

07 Mar, 2016, 09:00 ET from PlumSlice Labs

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PlumSlice Labs, a pioneer and leader in the development of collaborative product cloud applications for digital commerce ecosystems, today announced that The Container Store, the nation's originator and leading retailer of storage and organization products, has completed the implementation of PlumSlice's SELECT application to streamline their product selection and procurement process.

"As a retail innovator, we continually strive to offer our customers an exceptional and innovative mix of over 10,000 products devoted to helping them organize and simplify their lives," said Sharon Tindell, Chief Merchandising Officer at The Container Store. "We chose PlumSlice SELECT as a solution to streamline our product selection process and increase our efficiency with their mobile-enabled and highly collaborative workflows. We will have better visibility into the pipeline of our potential products and make more relevant and cost effective choices for our assortment, from anywhere in the world. PlumSlice has been a great partner in bringing this first-of-its kind solution into our business process."

PlumSlice has developed a suite of workflow-based modules that help retailers collaborate, manage product information, select and develop products, and engage customer feedback. A cloud-based SAAS application, the PlumSlice Collaboration Suite can be used anytime, anywhere, on any device. Uniting all the stakeholders in product management, including internal employees, external partners, and vendors, a single highly productive team is created. This approach enables retailers to better handle the challenges of the omnichannel environment effectively and efficiently.

"We are excited to work with The Container Store to help them enhance their unique product offering of storage and organizational products." said PlumSlice Labs CEO and founder Abnesh Raina. "Our goal is always to make the digital commerce ecosystem cohesive, transparent and easily navigated for both the retailers and their partners, helping deliver a truly superior customer experience."

About The Container Store:
The Container Store (TCS) is the nation's leading retailer of storage and organization products and the only retailer solely devoted to the category. The company originated the concept of storage and organization of retailing when it opened its first store in 1978. Today, the retailer has 79 store locations nationwide that each average 25,000 square feet. The Container Store has over 10,000 products – many of them multifunctional – to help customers save space and, ultimately, save them time. As the pace of modern life accelerates, being organized is not a luxury but a necessity. The Container Store is devoted to making customers more productive, relaxed and happier by selling customized organization solutions such as custom closets using its new TCS Closets collection and its elfa shelving and drawer system. Since its inception, the retailer has nurtured an employee-first culture and couples its one-of-a-kind product collection with a high level of customer service delivered by its highly trained organization experts. The Company has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies To Work For® 17 years in a row.

Visit www.containerstore.com for more information about store locations, the product collection, services offered - including the retailer's new, personalized in-home organization service Contained Home – and to sign up for the POP! Perfectly Organized Perks program. Discover The Container Store's storage and organization solutions at work in real spaces of its customers' and employees' homes along with tips, advice and product sneak peeks at the retailer's new lifestyle blog, Container Stories (containerstore.com/blog). To find out more about The Container Store's unique culture, Foundation Principles and devotion to Conscious Capitalism, visit the retailer's culture blog at www.whatwestandfor.com or read Chairman & CEO Kip Tindell's book UNCONTAINABLE: How Passion, Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone Thrives (available at The Container Store, www.uncontainable.com and anywhere books are sold).

About PlumSlice Labs
By leveraging the latest developments in cloud collaboration, big data and mobile business technology, PlumSlice Labs provides a suite of web and mobile apps to help retailers manage and sell their products more economically, creatively, and efficiently.

PlumSlice Labs facilitates highly efficient digital commerce functions including: product research and conceptualization, product development and selection, product information and digital asset management - through automation, workflow and collaboration, creating a single highly productive, nimble and flexible team.

PlumSlice Labs was founded by a team of retail, ecommerce, and technology veterans and is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. with satellite offices in Miami and New Delhi. Contact info@plumslice.com.

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