The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

Excess inventory - bad for profitability AND the environment

Last month, Victoria’s Secret joined the list of retailers criticized for their harmful actions surrounding inventory disposals. A bystander found...

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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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A day in the life of a Merchandise Planner

You may be wondering what exactly a planner does with their time, besides the obvious planning. Put simply, your main responsibility as a planner...

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What's the difference between a Buyer and a Planner?

While the two go together like peanut butter and jelly, there are key differences between the role of a Buyer and that of a Planner. For instance: 

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How to tackle your biggest business investment: your inventory

After conducting almost 200 customer interviews, we’ve gained some insight into what separates the great from the good when it comes to inventory.

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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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Fuse Funding Announcement

Fuse Inventory Raises $2.9M Seed Round to Drive Innovation in Supply Chain Software

Inventory planning platform helps up-and-coming brands...

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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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