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April 8, 2014

Delhaize America has entered into a multi-year agreement for Revionics Life Cycle Price Optimization solutions, which include Revionics Price Optimization, Revionics Promotion Optimization and Revionics Markdown Optimization.

January 28, 2013

By Kevin Farkas, Active International

December 5, 2012

By Keith Carpentier, Tensator, Inc.

February 28, 2012

Revionics, a provider of retail life cycle price optimization solutions, announced that Big Y Foods has renewed its price optimization software agreement with Revionics.

January 4, 2012

Retail life cycle price optimization solution-provider Revionics said it has partnered with K-VA-T Food Stores for a price optimization solution.

December 1, 2011

Cross-channel merchandise planning and assortment solution provider 7thonline said that sports brand Oakley has selected 7thonline Merchandise and Assortment Management to increase the productivity of its inventory and merchandising process.

November 17, 2011

With a week to Black Friday, Lawrence, a Tensator Group Co., and a provider of queue management solutions, has issued its top five considerations for Black Friday crowd management.

October 26, 2011

Best Buy Co. announced Tuesday that it will waive the minimum purchase limitations and offer free shipping on its complete inventory of 400,000 website items from Nov. 1 through Dec. 27.

October 6, 2011

Retail life cycle price optimization solution-provider Revionics said Wednesday that Gander Mountain Co. has selected the Revionics Price Optimization solution, which provides both base price management and price optimization.

September 27, 2011

With more than 6,800 stores nationwide, Family Dollar is a leader when it comes to operating a tight ship. Most recently, with threats of rising operating costs, the Matthews, N.C.-based discounter put a renewed focus on inventory management. An important priority: automating inventory auditing operations in an effort to speed up the recording process and improve reporting accuracy.


July 22, 2011

Books-A-Million confirmed it has submitted a bid to purchase, among other things, the inventory, fixtures, equipment, and leasehold interests for 30 Borders locations.

June 20, 2011

Retailers that sell gasoline have long been challenged to maintain margins and reduce costs related to retains and run-outs and other operating expenses. It’s even more of a priority today, given the volatile fuel market and increased competitive pressures. 


May 10, 2011

Weiss Markets has selected Retalix's Demand-Driven Replenishment solution to optimize its overall in-stock position and reduce excess inventory and out-of-stocks in its stores.

April 27, 2011

Revionics, Roseville, Calif., a leading provider in retail life cycle price-optimization solutions, announced that Fairway Market has selected the Revionics Price Optimization solution for base pricing.

March 30, 2011

Retalix announced Wednesday that c-store chain Family Express has selected the Retalix Demand-Driven Replenishment solution to reduce out-of-stocks, enhance the quality of its center-of-store product and fresh product offerings, and optimize its inventory position.

March 7, 2011

In recent years, real-estate portfolio optimization has become standard practice for retailers, and with it, so, too, have store closings. Oftentimes, the closings result from retailers’ desire to relocate stores to improve their position within a market as leases come up for renewal. Or they may result from the necessity to move to a smaller or larger footprint. In other instances, a location may be underperforming the rest of the chain. 


January 19, 2011

RedPrairie Corp., a productivity solutions provider, announced that it has finalized the acquisition of SofTechnics, a leading provider of integrated retail enterprise solutions that has been serving customers for more than 20 years.

January 12, 2011

RedPrairie, a supply chain and labor management systems provider, announced it has finalized the acquisition of SofTechnics, Columbus, Ohio, a provider of in-store software such as price and inventory management, intelligent store ordering and direct-store delivery.

January 4, 2011

Real estate portfolio optimization has become standard practice for retailers and, in the current environment, store closings often outnumber openings. In many cases, closing stores is a proactive move.

October 3, 2010

Chief financial officers at leading U.S. retailers expect a 1.95% increase in overall sales for...

September 7, 2010

Revionics, a provider of retail life cycle price optimization software, announced Family Dollar’s successful implementation...

January 4, 2010

Roundy’s Supermarkets is implementing an inventory-management solution from SofTechnics, a provider of mobile price and...

December 31, 2009

Recently, I watched the 1983 film “War Games” where a U.S military supercomputer attempts...

December 31, 2008

Retailing has always been a gamble, with inventory management perhaps the consummate game of chance....

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