Blog

aging inventory
Blog

Strategies to manage aging inventory in retail

There are few things more damaging to a retailer than aging inventory. For seasonal items, the clock starts ticking as soon as the order is placed.   The challenge: to sell it all before – and only just before – demand runs out.   It is common to err on the side of caution; ordering excess stock

Read More »
Blog

Why focusing on a responsive supply chain is the solution to sustainability

Consumers care about sustainability, and this is leading to more ethically conscious purchasing decisions. However, in contrast to this, many companies are still behaving in the same way as they have for decades. A surprising number of them still use ‘old practices’ to manage their inventory and supply processes. They lean heavily on squeezing as

Read More »
merchandising revolution
Blog

Merchandising Revolution

Until now, merchandising and retail have been reliant on tradition-based and outdated practices, resulting in common industry failures, and being unable to adopt new processes and ideas. While many companies acknowledge the need for change, they don’t know where to start. All of this points towards a merchandising revolution. The first area where change is

Read More »
Blog

What Is D2C And How Does This Model Work?

Some of the biggest brands in Fashion and Sportswear today are proudly ‘focusing on the consumer’ and offering Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) initiatives of increasing depth and breadth.   Brands that have succeeded in executing this kind of strategy have benefited from additional margins and a much closer relationship with their ideal customers. D2C gives brands the ability

Read More »
dtc
Blog

How Multi-Brand Retailers can keep up with consumers

While enthusiasm about business models such as D2C (Direct-To-Consumer) is easy to find, there are numerous ways that multi-brand retailers can continue to retain a vital role in the market. They are able to provide irreplaceable value to the consumer, and the brands they come to buy.  Some ways that multi-brand retailers offer irreplaceable value: 

Read More »
omnichannel inventory
Blog

Omnichannel inventory management in the new retail landscape

The concept of eCommerce is not new, as it has been an established way of buying and selling goods through an online or digital environment.  This could include all usage of any digital or electronic trading channels and platforms to buy and sell. It is important to mention that we shouldn’t limit the definition to

Read More »
dtc d2c
Blog

Why D2C models shouldn’t be the standard setup for fashion retail

What is D2C and how does this model work? Some of the biggest brands in Fashion and Sportswear today are proudly ‘focusing on the consumer’ and offering Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) initiatives of increasing depth and breadth.   Brands that have succeeded in executing this kind of strategy have benefited from additional margins and a much closer relationship

Read More »
assortment productivity
Blog

3 Ways you can optimize your assortment productivity

Merchandisers and planners have the difficult task of creating optimised assortments that meet the requirements of our modern retail environment. An optimised assortment seeks to trim-down the selection to the best-selling items, while also giving a deep enough selection to provide for the customer needs. This includes certain ‘unique items’ that customers expect to find

Read More »
consumer demand
Blog

Supply chain strategies to meet changing consumer demand

Supply chains are not working the way they should. The habitual, endless pursuit of cost-reduction at the departmental level has led to a supply chain that is not aligned as a whole, and therefore cannot accurately meet demand. To survive, suppliers must resolve to make the right change now to become more effective today, and

Read More »

Receive the latest supply chain news and trends

Subscribe To Our Newsletter And Join 500+ Retail Executives, Managers, And Professionals That Receive The Latest Retail News.

Get started with retailisation today

Learn More About How We Can Help You Generate More Profit. 
Scroll to Top