At RELEX, we’ve accumulated a great deal of retail expertise from among the ranks of our more than 800 retail planning specialists. Pick our brains by diving into the resources our experts have authored — from blogs and whitepapers to guides, reports, and videos.
The Complete Guide to Machine Learning in Retail Demand Forecasting
Retailers generate enormous amounts of data, meaning that machine learning technology quickly proves its value.
Automated and adaptive supply chain planning: Big Lots’ successful forecasting and replenishment transformation
In this 12-minute video, Johan Hoover from Big Lots, explains how RELEX’s demand and supply planning has enabled them to become more efficient and adaptive in a highly turbulent retail market.
Retail Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE): 4 Foundational Capabilities for Managing Disruptions
An effective S&OE process ensures retailers meet their sales plans without suffering from poor product availability or costly operational firefighting.
Why Reliable Forecast Automation is Key to Omnichannel Grocery Success
Grocery retailers who are implementing an omnichannel strategy should use a transparent supply chain management solution that provides trustworthy, automated forecasts.
After a Year That Changed Everything, What Can Retailers Expect from 2021?
History has shown that with a little patience, retailers that take thoughtful risks can see positive results over the long term.
NRF 2021 Chapter One Recap – After a Turbulent Year, What’s Next for Retail?
NRF Chapter 1 offered lessons learned from 2020 as well as a look to the next 12 months ahead. Here are our highlights from the event!
Markdown Optimization: An E-Grocer’s Journey
In this webinar, we speak to nemlig.com Supply Analyst about how the company recognized that they needed an improved markdown process, how they implemented it, and what kind of results they’ve achieved.
Unified Space Optimization Drives Tangible Value
Whereas store-specific planogramming can drive remarkable benefits like increased sales and availability and decreased waste, unified space planning builds on those benefits to deliver additional, more tangible value across the business.
Why do so many people working in retail find AI scary?
Incorporating AI into demand forecasting and inventory optimization can improve product availability, reduce waste, smooth the flow of goods and improve operational efficiency in distribution and in stores.
5 Retail Trends We Predict for 2021
Omnichannel efficiency, adaptable supply chains, AI... We predict the retail trends for 2021.
What Will It Take to Get Shoppers Back into Stores in 2021?
Traditional and multichannel retailers can prepare for the next shift in customer behavior by taking advantage of the post-holiday period to begin reestablishing the in-person shopping patterns lost in 2020.
2020: RELEX’s Year in Review
2020 is coming to an end, and our CEO Mikko takes a look back at the year's achievements, from new customers to first-ever Global Retail Summit.
The Need for Speed and Adaptability Calls for a Retail Nervous System
Rapid change has put retail adaptability to the test, from the shift to omnichannel to a technological arms race to external shocks like extreme weather events and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Webinar Recap: Drive Operational Efficiency with Proactive Capacity Management
The ultimate goal for retail supply chain planning is to ensure that the right products arrive in the right amount at the right time in the right place.
Drive Operational Efficiency with Proactive Capacity Management
In this webinar, our experts make the case for a proactive approach to supply planning and capacity management to optimize the goods flow and take full advantage of workforce and space availability.
Seasonal Merchandise Planning: Optimize Your Retail Space Replenishment
An automated space planning solution can use store-specific layout and display information to maximize margin for seasonal merchandise and drive additional sales through smart display placement.
Improve Demand Forecasting Accuracy by Factoring in Weather Impacts
Weather-based forecasting is challenging, but those retailers who can accurately forecast when the weather will affect sales can capitalize on increased sales opportunities and prevent excess stock and costly spoilage.
Tailor Your On-Shelf Inventory with Store-Specific Planograms
A unified approach to category management combined with the right planning tool allows retailers to leverage localized demand data to automate store-specific planogramming.
4 Keys to Better Retail Promotion Forecasting and Replenishment
Promotions are essential to retail success, but too often, poor execution delivers poor results. Here are the four things forward-thinking retailers are putting into practice to automate and improve their promotion planning.
Grocers are Primed to Compete with Amazon’s Free Grocery Delivery
Amazon is making inroads into the grocery space, and its significant investments and assets give the impression of being unbeatable. However, grocers have many advantages that they can leverage to successfully compete.
RELEX Live: Global Retail Summit – Event Recap and On-Demand Recordings
Retailers, analysts, and press from all over the world joined us as retail experts from RELEX and our customers led engaging sessions on the trends and best practices that are keeping retailers competitive.
Survival of the Nimblest – How Adaptation is Key to Success
Our CEO Mikko explores how retailers have survived – and even thrived – during the ongoing coronavirus crisis by being nimble and adaptable.
Unified Planning for Better, Smarter, Faster Decisions
The future of retail planning is unified. Find out how RELEX Living Retail Platform has helped retailers break down the barriers between supply chain, space, and workforce planning.
How AI Is Driving Retail Agility in Rapidly Changing Times
Our expert Greg Wilson explains RELEX's pragmatic approach to AI and how we build practical applications for machine learning into our retail planning solutions.