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Convenience Stores Need to Automate or Get Left Behind

To stay competitive, C-stores need a system that uses a single source of data to inform decisions about operational tasks while solving challenges related to staff, space, and inventory management.

How Data Best Practices Can Improve Inventory Management and Forecast Accuracy 

Accurate inventory data is vital to optimal inventory management for every retailer. This blog spots four common causes of inventory data inaccuracies retailers should avoid.

The Fundamentals of Business Case Development for Supply Chain Planning Technology Investment

This guide demonstrates best practices for building a business case for supply chain technology investment and puts perspective on primary considerations when working with ROI calculations.

New Supply Chain Technology Enables Retailers to Reduce Food Waste

By investing in modern supply chain planning and optimization technology, grocery retailers can improve their profitability and their sustainability at the same time.

The RELEX Product Roadmap

In this video, our expert Josh Mann gives a view into the RELEX product offering and explains how we help retailers plan better, sell more, and waste less.

Retailers must centralize their data to thrive

It is more important than ever that retailers collect data from all channels and use it to manage the flow of goods through the supply chain to the point of customer interaction.

How AI Can Fight the Food Waste Battle

By relying on AI and machine learning to create highly accurate forecasts, grocery retailers can successfully reduce food waste and spoilage.

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.

Breaking Down Functional Silos

By now, everyone knows that “Silos” is the new bad word in business as it creates critical weaknesses. Find out how to break out from silos to empower greater transparency, collaboration, and information sharing.

A Pragmatic Guide to AI & Machine Learning

Our expert Josh Mann explains what machine learning is, what kind of challenges it solves, and why many leading retailers are starting their transition toward machine learning-based demand forecasting.

Introducing RELEX Labs

Welcome to RELEX Labs, our research engine at the core of our company working closely with our customers to develop the future of retail optimization.

How to Benefit from AI in Retail Optimization

Accurate, AI-driven forecasts can be leveraged to drive exponential benefits throughout retail operations, for example through workforce, replenishment or markdown optimization.

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Why Markdown Optimization Is Essential to Store Reopening Strategies

If your brick-and-mortar stores are currently closed due to coronavirus restrictions, markdown should be an integral part of your strategy to return to profitability.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?