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News and analysis covering retail inventory issues in the store, distribution centers and fulfillment centers, including merchandise planning.

Walmart resurrects Gateway PC brand

A onetime leader in the online PC sales market is back – with help from Walmart.

Competition breeds familiarity in Amazon, Walmart offerings

America’s two biggest retailers are becoming increasingly alike.

A wholesale distributor for independent grocers is performing demand forecasting, order management, and forward buying with a single platform.

The Michaels Companies Inc. is targeting small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and entrepreneurs with a tailored assortment and shopping services.

Accurate demand forecasting in grocery has never been more critical. 

Kum & Go is aligning new product discovery with customer demand.

A new survey indicates retailers’ supply chain issues include aligning demand management activities with the growing popularity of e-commerce.

Target has expanded the availability of fresh and frozen grocery items for in-store and online pickup.

Heinen’s is supporting merchandising, ordering, and store operations in its fresh departments with a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform.

Yesway is virtually collaborating with suppliers through a new sourcing solution.

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Casper Sleep Inc. is expanding its physical presence through retail partnerships. The digitally native brand that pioneered the mattress-in-a-box concept has entered into agreements with Sam’s Club, Ashley HomeStore, Denver Mattress, and Mathis Brothers.

Marine Layer will run its retail store activities, including POS and inventory, on iPhone apps.

World events are accelerating change in the retail industry.

As we’ve entered month four of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s safe to say that the retail industry has undergone a series of dramatic changes before our eyes. 

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