Resources

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.

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Making the Most of Markdowns

Markdowns cost retailers billions, yet they are essential in the world of retail. To make most of it, retailers need to maximize margin and avoid excess stock.

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Frictionless Retail and the New Grocery Supply Chain

Running a grocery business has changed fundamentally: The days of working on intuition have passed, and the days of data analytics and frictionless retail are here.

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Machine Learning in the Context of Retail Demand Forecasting

Retail is impacted by many factors, such as weather and cannibalization, that can be taken into account with the help of machine learning.

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Artificial Intelligence Drives More Efficient Goods Handling in Retail

Using AI to optimize main replenishment days enables more efficient goods handling and store operations in retail distribution.

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Pragmatic AI for Better Retail Decisions

With AI hype going on, many forget that AI doesn't matter, but the results do. We now use pragmatic AI when describing how we use data for better decisions.

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Decision Science and Pragmatic AI in Retail

Most retailers are rich in data, but access to data does not automatically enable retailers to make better decisions faster. This is where decision science steps in.

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Future-Proof Your Technology Strategy

Retailers are no longer interested in major system replacements. Instead, there's a trend toward implementing in parts rather than as a whole.

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How to Choose a Supply Chain Planning System

Choosing a supply chain planning system isn’t easy. That's why we've listed some things to consider if you’re going to transform your supply chain planning.

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Pushing the Boundaries of Data Processing Requires Specialization

Great data processing delivers great business value. Still, RELEX is one of few solution providers that has developed own database and database engine.

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The Benefits of Adopting RFID in Supply Chain Planning

The industry has been talking about RFID for 20 years, but it still hasn’t come into common use or delivered significant value to retailers.

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Which Capabilities to Prioritize When Implementing Merchandising Systems

As a retailer grows and matures, they will inevitably find themselves, at some point, needing to invest in merchandising systems. But which capabilities to prioritize?

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RELEX’s Forecasting Approaches

RELEX combines time-series, regression and machine learning forecasts to achieve great levels of accuracy in diverse situations.

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Waterfall

Everything You Wanted to Know About the RELEX Business Rules Engine

In this whitepaper we show how our business rules engine works, and introduce best practices for using it.

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Waves

Supply Chain Planning Challenge Facing Mid-market Retailers

Supply chain planning is particularly challenging for mid-market retailers encountering all the same complexities as big retailers.

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Where Should a Retailer Spend Its Technology Budget?

With spending on IT coming under more pressure, not necessarily because of reduction in budgets but more from the increasing number of projects a CTO is faced with, where should a company focus its...

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Dandelion

With SaaS SCM Solutions Offering Speed, Agility and No Tie-ins It’s Time to Leave the RFP Behind

With SaaS SCM solutions offering speed, agility and no tie-ins it’s time to leave the RFP behind. Read the whitepaper by Mikko Kärkkäinen, CEO of RELEX.

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Beehive

Big Data – Big Talk or Big Results?

Big Data isn’t a magic bullet but there are some impressive gains to be made in traditional operations, such as supply chain management.

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