Proven Experience in Merchandising Systems

Donna Remillard is an Alliance with Columbus Consulting, specializing in Allocation, Replenishment & Demand Forecasting, Ecommerce, CRM & Business Intelligence/Analytics for retailers. Donna has 25+ years of experience in the retail industry delivering solutions through new design and development as well as system selection and integration of existing solutions. Donna consults with many well-known retailers to assist in key projects through business analysis, project management, and change management to ensure successful implementation of business strategies and systems. Prior to joining Columbus, Donna spent over 14 years designing, developing and implementing ERP solutions for STS Systems (now Aptos Retail) followed by 10 years doing the same in the Ecommerce and CRM space. Donna began her career on the technical side as a developer and then quickly moved over to the business side as business analyst, then grew to hold several management positions prior to joining Columbus.

Experience

  • Ascena Retail Group – Senior Business Analyst & UAT Lead
    • Designed, implemented and supported rollout of a global Allocation & Replenishment solution across multiple brands (i.e. Justice, Lane Bryant, Anne Taylor, Maurices), including partnering with individual brand business teams for testing, training and change management to ensure successful implementation and adoption
  • Destination Maternity – Senior Business Analyst & UAT Lead
    • Partnered with business team and vendor implementation team to define business processes, business requirements and solution design to implement JDA Allocation software for multiple brands across owned and leased stores
  • Michael Kors – Senior Business Analyst & UAT Lead
    • Developed business requirements and functional design to implement JDA Allocation across global regions, supported development efforts,  owned the creation and execution of all SIT/UAT efforts
  • TJX Companies – Senior Business Analyst
    • Lead business analyst responsible for elicitation of business requirements and documenting functional design specifications for a new multi-country/multi-channel allocation solution

Specialization

  • Merchandising and MP&A
  • Unified Commerce
  • ERP

Expertise

  • Business Requirements
  • System Implementation
  • Testing/QA

Clients Include

  • Ascena Retail Brands
  • Destination Maternity
  • Michael Kors Ltd.
  • TJX Companies
  • Tory Burch LLC.
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Build-a-Bear
  • Chico’s FAS
  • MGM Resorts
  • Hanes Brands
  • Costco

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