The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

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 to Manage Undesirable Inventory Levels

Whether the result of the coronavirus pandemic or alternate circumstances, retailers may at some point find themselves with an undesirable amount...

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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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3 things eCommerce brands can learn from Amazon Prime Day

This year’s Amazon Prime Day was record breaking generating $1 bn in sales. Not only did Amazon beat it’s own Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales,...

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Why we believe in online-first brands

At Fuse, we are excited about the wave of online first brands that we’ve seen succeed over the past decade. In a recent post by Andy Dunn, he...

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Is Amazon eating the world?

Marc Andreessen famously stated that “software is eating the world.” In e-commerce today, Amazon is certainly eating Whole Foods, but is it eating...

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What's our ROI?

When we first started Fuse, we had several key hypotheses as to how we could improve the way inventory planning is done by retailers today. First,...

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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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