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inventory Archives

GMROI: The sacrificial lamb of retail

Despite many retailers knowing what GMROI stands for, its calculation and interpretation are not well known at all.

Retailers enjoy increased spend as financial year comes to a close

Half-yearly clearances and stocktake sales appear to have been particularly impactful.

Weightings – a misconception

Are you using weightings? If so, stop.

There are no shortcuts to success

Why initiatives aimed at cutting costs are proving to be false economies for retailers.

Inventory is so yesterday

Why ‘low inventory’ is a hot new trend for retail in 2016.

Inventory management – it’s all about speed

The final instalment of James Stewart’s series on retail benchmarking done right.

Expectation gap widens

Consumers continue to demand more from retailers, study shows.