Diverse Supplier Registration
Guidelines for working with L Brands
Before getting started, be sure to review What We Buy to review a list of products, merchandise and services that L Brands procures.
Be prepared to address the topics below with L Brands.
- Cost Savings: Demonstrate how your product/service will save L Brands money.
- Efficiency: Demonstrate how your product/service will increase speed, accuracy and /or quality to L Brands operations.
- Growth: Address future growth, how you will grow your product/service and how it will help L Brands.
- Benefits for L Brands: How L Brands can gain market share with your product/service and control costs and/or maximize sales, the advantages and benefits of using your service rather than a competitor’s similar service.
- Competition: Include your direct and indirect competition in the market.
- Related Services: Determine whether your service impacts other related services or products in our stores and if so, how.
- Provide a history of proven successful projects and financial stability.
- Align your business objectives with L Brand’s needs.
Review tips to aid in your approach.
- Do your research. It is important that you demonstrate an understanding of how your product/service fits into the strategy for L Brands and you understand L Brands vision, values and goals.
- Visit our stores.
- Read our annual report and listen to the quarterly briefings.
- Know our brands.
- Characteristics of the best suppliers: Not risky, cost competitive, innovative, bring solutions, ease of process, best value, no drama, good outcomes, they listen and align with us, expectation of scale/scope/reach, few concessions, proactive.
Please register with us at Lbrands.supplier.ariba.com You must upload a copy of your current diversity certification in order to move forward. Once complete contact Supplierdiversity@lb.com and be prepared to discuss how your business aligns with L Brands.