The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

9 Ways Fuse Can Help Strengthen Your Business

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 ...

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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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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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What is an inventory planner and why do you need one?

Are you an Inventory Planner? Have you ever tried to explain to your friends or coworkers what you do and had a hard time getting them to really ...

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Are you financing your inventory the wrong way?

Over the past year, we’ve learned that many young companies are financing their inventory completely the wrong way. What’s the wrong way to...

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7 supply chain definitions every founder should know

We work with many young companies started by inspiring founders who often have incredible marketing and branding chops. But, when it comes to...

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