The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

8 Ways to Deal with Excess Inventory

Are you stuck with inventory that isn’t selling fast enough? Perhaps you took a big bet and discovered some products weren’t as successful as you had...

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8 Ways to Build a Successful Planning Team

Some might believe that great leadership is among the traits you learn from experience. However, only a fifth of organizations claim to be effective...

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IMS/3PL/OMS/ERP/FUSE - Find Out Which One You Need

As straightforward as inventory seems, the ways of managing, tracking, planning, and ordering it can differ. Many retailers use a combination of...

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How our brands use Fuse to adapt to 2020

With the global economy facing extreme levels of disruption, many retailers are under pressure to pivot quickly in order to adapt. But the reality...

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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 dominated...

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The Coronavirus and how it can affect your business

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus has impacted many, including businesses with supply chain operations in the region. Aside from lost sales due...

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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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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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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 services,...

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