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.
Grocery Trends from the COVID Era
The COVID era has seen interesting innovations from companies responding to a rapidly changing business environment. Here are four interesting trends for grocery retailers to follow in the coming years.
Differentiating Your Business in the New Retail Supply Chain Battleground
In this webinar, RELEX experts share the data, analysis, and “tough love” recommendations from a survey-based report report we conducted with Retail Systems Research.
How Retail Winners Are Optimizing their Cost to Serve
What were the most significant differences between those retailers who managed to “just survive” 2020 and those who adapted quickly enough to regain solid footing and even capitalize on new opportunities?
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!
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.
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.
Panel Discussion: The Future of Retail
What key aspects changed for retailers during COVID-19 and after? How are retailers scaling their business for future crisis situations? Hear the answers in this panel discussion hosted by Caroline Baldwin from Essential Retail.
Introducing RELEX Live: Global Retail Summit
We’ve pulled together some of our favorite resources on the topics that presenters will engage with throughout the RELEX Live sessions on September 23.
Study Examines How Grocery Supply Chains Survived the First Wave of COVID-19
A study finds two goals for companies to survive COVID-19: maintaining high availability, and preventing a bullwhip effect where an initial demand spike triggers too much ordering and production.
Webinar Recap – Managing the Shift to Ecommerce
In our June webinar, our retail advisors discussed what retailers can do now to manage the growing ecommerce side of their business and how to prepare for the future.
Managing the Shift to Ecommerce
Our retail planning experts share insights and best practices on how to successfully manage the accelerated growth of online sales and set up adaptive ecommerce planning processes.
Webinar Recap – The Retail Impact: Lessons Learned from the Global Health Crisis
The dramatic change in customer behavior was driven not by government restrictions but by media reports and the public’s overall perception of the pandemic.
The Retail Impact: Lessons Learned from the Global Health Crisis
In this Industry Talk Webinar, our CEO Mikko Kärkkäinen shares market learnings on what we’ve observed and strategies on how to use that insight to better prepare for the future.
Are You Ready for a Return to In-Store Shopping?
While retailers may have temporarily shifted to focus on managing online sales, it’s time to get ready for the fresh opportunities that returning foot traffic will bring.
The Forrester Wave™: Retail Planning, Q1 2020
In Forrester's 20-criteria evaluation of retail planning providers, they identified the 12 most significant ones and researched, analyzed, and scored them - among these RELEX Solutions.