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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Study Reveals Top Priorities for Grocery Retailers Embracing Digital Transformation

The recently released Grocery Tech Trends Study reveals the top priorities for grocers embracing digital transformation.

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Solving the Retail and Supply Chain Dilemma

As a retailer, you’re under tremendous pressure from all sides. The good old days of simply stacking the shelves and watching it sell are long gone and the competition is fiercer than ever.

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Unified Retail Planning – Breaking Out of Retail’s Functional Silos

The biggest opportunity for increased operational efficiency in retail lies in building a unified planning process spanning retail’s core functions.

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Fight the Retail Price War with Successful Supply Chain Planning

This increasingly complex supply chain means that retailers today can no longer rely on traditional pricing strategies in order to differentiate.

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Why Retail CFOs Need to Understand the Supply Chain

Driving efficiency and increasing revenue in this ever-changing environment means a constant pull in multiple directions. So how can the CFO create change, improve the operating ratios and minimize risks for the business?

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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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State of the Retail Supply Chain 2017

Our annual ‘State of the Retail Supply Chain’ report reveals how the European retailers are facing modern supply chain challenges, covering all aspects from forecasting and replenishment to omni-channel, supply chain visibility, technology and more.

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Planning and Managing the Critical Aspects of a Full Merchandising Season

Critical path management is a good example of a discipline that, brought to retail processes, can make the difference between success and failure. Whitepaper written in collaboration with Columbus Consulting (CCI).

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Replacing Inventory with Information

One of the top supply chain management slogans has been “replace inventory with information”, however, there are valid reasons for holding inventory.

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Omni-channel in 6 Steps: How to Build a Practical, Effective Plan of Action

Omni-channel, cross-channel, or all-channel retailing–whatever you may call it, retailers of all sizes are struggling to get it right.

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The Core Values of RELEX

Our values have been presented outside the company once, at our 10th anniversary party in January this year. But, I thought, why not write them up?

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Why leading retailers choose RELEX

Watch the video to find out why leading retailers choose RELEX, and what it is about our solution, our people, and our work collaborations that make us the partner of choice.

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State of the Retail Supply Chain 2016

A survey conducted by Martec International highlights the key challenges retailers across North America and Europe face today.

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Why invest in supply chain planning software?

Many companies are afraid of investing in supply chain planning software because IT investments are notorious for exceeding both the timeline and budget set for the project.

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What will supply chain management look like in 5 to 10 years?

We took the opportunity to ask our customers and industry experts what they envisioned supply chain management to look like in the future.

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How we did it – 10 years of supply chain excellence

So! With our tenth anniversary celebrations having come and gone it feels like a good moment to look back over the journey so far.

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Germany Vs. the UK – Which Has the Best Retail Supply Chains?

If there’s one nation in Europe with whom the British are given to comparing themselves it’s the Germans.

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Stock Availability Versus Stock Value – What’s the Trade-off?

One of the most established assumptions in inventory management is that stock holding needs to rise steeply as you increase availability.

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What Is the Biggest Cost in Your Business?

What is the biggest cost in your business? It may seem obvious but this message is as true today as it was all those years ago.

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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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Agile Process Development in Software Implementations – Case Vianor

Many large companies have been held back by large scale software projects that have gone wrong. Our agile approach however seems to work for us and our customers.

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Supply Chain Transformation – Case Motoral

Read our whitepaper about how vehicle spares wholesaler Motoral successfully transformed their purchasing operations with effective change management.

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