Dots Fast Fashion Engages with Forum Analytics to Develop Real Estate Forecasting and Planning Solution
Dots is the fast fashion party place for women’s apparel and accessories at exceptional prices. The brand caters to women ages 25 to 35 who are both fashion- and price- conscious. With a unique fast fashion sourcing model to deliver the latest trends, it is a balance of speed and fashion that has helped Dots emerge as a force in a highly competitive retail landscape.
Today, Dots operates more than 400 stores within a 28 state footprint in the Midwest, East and Southeast, primarily in high traffic power centers, regional and community shopping centers. In 2011, Dots was acquired by Irving Place Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm. Known for their focus and strength in high-growth specialty retail and consumer companies, IPC’s notable investments include Aéropostale, New York & Company, The Vitamin Shoppe, Seven for All Mankind and Stuart Weitzman.
Dots has selected Forum Analytics to assist in the development of a forecasting, mapping, and reporting solution within our SIMMS Online solution platform. The enterprise application will contain multiple forecasting models to assist Dots in their real estate expansion efforts, long-range strategic growth plans, valuation, and existing unit disposition analysis.