General merchandise and discount retailers
Optimized operations for general merchandise and discount retailers
Managing various assortments and accommodating shifting consumer buyer patterns can create complications throughout your planning processes. RELEX helps unify your plans and reduce waste to exceed your customers’ expectations – from omnichannel to brick-and-mortar.
Manage assortments for improved inventory availability and increased operational efficiency
RELEX helps enhance your core retail planning processes and supply chain capabilities with an AI-driven platform to drive sales and improve results.
Unbalanced and complex assortment planning
Different assortments, including slow movers, new product introductions, fresh foods, and seasonal products can have long lead times and fluctuating demand. These assortments introduce a high level of complexity throughout the end-to-end supply chain.
Organizational silos and misaligned operations
Misaligned merchandising, supply chain, and operations result in lost sales and diminished profits. HQ teams working in siloed environments with no collaboration between merchandising, operations, and supply teams creating increased costs.
Need for store-specific space and staff planning
Your merchandising strategy may not be aligned and using the latest supply chain data. This can lead to inconsistent customer experiences and inefficient staffing schedules.
Pressure on efficiency
Consumers expect a streamlined shopping experience, regardless of online or in-store, with low prices and fast delivery times, despite elevated transportation and labor costs.
Drive accuracy with unified planning and execution
RELEX helps general merchandise & discount retailers effectively manage their broad assortments, secure high availability levels for all product categories while gaining efficiency throughout their operations with unified, automated and efficient retail planning.
Employ machine learning to identify demand patterns and opportunities for improved pricing and promotions, with visibility into holidays and local events. Ensure high availability and automate replenishment and markdowns across categories.
The RELEX platform enables cross-functional coordination with your internal teams, suppliers, and retail stores to improve collaboration, streamline processes, and reduce costs.
Gain transparency throughout your supply chain to optimize your workforce, reduce labor costs, and improve sales. Automatically create workforce schedules that align with delivery days to optimize staffing and drive significant cost savings.
Impressive results from discount retailers like you
“One of the best aspects of working with RELEX has been their willingness to think creatively, take the time to understand what we’re trying to do, and work as a team, utilizing experience from across their organization to figure out solutions.”
VP of Allocation & Replenishment at Big Lots
RELEX provides integrated forecasting and replenishment for Big Lots 1,400+ stores, 5 distribution centers, and one ecommerce fulfillment center, and has simplified their complex processes with automation and adaptability.
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