RVCF is a member-based organization focused on promoting best practices, trading partner alignment and collaboration, and technology solutions to streamline operations, lower costs and speed goods to market throughout the retail value chain. RVCF welcomes new members Belk, Inc., Big Strike, KEEN Inc., NGC Software, and Simon & Schuster Publishing.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. (www.belk.com) is the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company with 300 Belk stores located in 16 Southern states and a growing digital presence. Its belk.com website offers a wide assortment of national brands and private label fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the entire family along with top name cosmetics, a wedding registry and a large selection of quality merchandise for the home.
Founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, N.C., the company is in the third generation of Belk family leadership and has been committed to community involvement since its inception. In the fiscal year ended Feb. 1, 2014, the company and its associates, customers and vendors donated more than $20.9 million to communities within Belk market areas.
Big Strike prides itself in offering versatile, value driven, trend right fashion with undeniably feminine charm, special details and an exceptional fit. Based in Los Angeles, Big Strike was founded in 1996 and has become a leading designer, manufacturer and wholesaler. Big Strike caters to women looking for affordable and versatile lifestyle and career clothing. With an uncompromised commitment to excellent product, Big Strike consistently strives to deliver the industry's most compelling products resulting in customer loyalty and continued growth. The broad, coordinated collections are top selling brands for our retail partners each year.
Inspired by a love of the outdoors, KEEN Inc., manufacturer of hybrid outdoor and casual products,
including footwear, clothing, and accessories, is dedicated to creating quality products that support the
lifestyles and outdoor adventures of active people around the world. KEEN products can be found
online and through more than 5,000 retail locations in more than 60 countries, as well as in KEEN
Garage retail stores in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, where fans can enjoy the branded experience. The
company operations and culture reflect a stand-out commitment to building a strong community and a
healthier planet so that all can create, play, and care. Learn more at www.keenfootwear.com.
NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC earned more than a dozen top-10 rankings in the 2013 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter's, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.
Simon & Schuster Publishing
Simon & Schuster is a major force in today's consumer publishing industry, dedicated to bringing an extensive cross section of first class information and entertainment in all printed, digital and audio formats to a worldwide audience of readers.
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