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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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...
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.