The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

How a lack of inventory caused a $3M miss in Baby Yoda sales

Just a few months ago, Disney+ introduced a character who took the media by storm. The cuteness overload from The Mandalorian’s Baby Yoda ...

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The DTC Bubble - Lessons from Major Brands

What used to be popular jargon, “There’s an app for that”, has since evolved to the eCommerce space where now, “There’s a DTC brand for that”. In...

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How successful product planning separates Nike from UnderArmour

What once started as a trend word for the future has been embodied full force by Nike this year. Just in time for their sponsorship of the 2020...

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4 major supply chain mistakes and the brands that endured them

As the old saying goes, everyone makes mistakes. From misinterpreting trends to software issues, it’s no surprise some retailers are paying closer...

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Unlocking Amazon's secret to success: supply chain

Since launching in 1994 as an online bookseller, Amazon has notoriously evolved into the world’s highest-valued company by offering cloud...

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6 eCommerce trends to look out for in 2020

The 2010’s was a time of pivotal growth and exploration for brands. The use of technology in products and insights was a driving force behind some...

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4 simple rules for streamlining your SKU system

This week’s post is on a definitively unsexy but very important topic, and it was actually inspired by one of our recent conversations with our...

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Should brands shift to pop-ups and showrooms over traditional stores?

In a previous post, we highlighted five reasons why e-commerce brands still need a physical presence, but we don’t think that that physical...

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Can luxury go digitally native?

A few months ago, we published a post on why we believe that digitally native brands can and will be successful. First, they are well positioned...

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