The Benefits of Cycle Counting

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Modern retailers face a lot of challenges, but managing inventory accuracy remains one of the biggest. There are so many ways to lose track of inventory, and the numbers in the system can quickly become far different from what is actually in stock. Physical merchandise counting has to be performed regularly to maintain an accurate … Read more

Why is Amazon Opening Physical Stores While Everyone Else is Closing Them?

With all the recent talk about online shopping displacing going to brick-and-mortar outlets, some people might question why the company largely responsible for spurring this shift, Amazon, is so interested in expanding its reach in the physical store realm. Amazon currently has a number of brick-and-mortar projects in the works, even as retailers like Kohl’s … Read more

Retail Supply Chains Must be Prepared for Omni-Channel Approach

Long gone are the days when the only option consumers had was to head out to their local stores, wait in line, and make a purchase from whatever items happened to be in stock while they were there. Traditional brick-and-mortar stores are now just one in a line of shopping channels that consumers can choose … Read more

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