Consumer-Centric Merchandise Planning

By Violet Jaramillo, Sr. Solution Architect What is Consumer-Centric Merchandise Planning? Merchandise Planning is a systematic method of forecasting inventory based on historical data.  It’s a blend of data-driven forecasting along with the art of predicting trends, so that the right product is at the right location at the right time.  Today’s reality is one where retailers must consider including … Read More

Retail Supply Chain: A Customer Shift

By Todd McCourtie, Solution Strategy Director While attending this year’s Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Conference in Phoenix, it was apparent that the future of retail analytics, predictive technology, and a consumer-driven supply chain is here.  Many of the conference’s presentations focused on the importance of predictive analytics, automation of tasks (fulfillment, merchandising, and store operations), and artificial Intelligence (AI) … Read More