New grocery tech has driven overwhelming sentiment and buzz in the first few months of 2019. Much of it centers around the growing abundance of really cool digital and mobile technology for taking orders, fulfilling orders and delivering them to consumers. While shiny new technologies can bring … [Read more...] about Will New Grocery Tech Amplify Your Old OOS Challenges?
Recognition of the need for understanding inventory levels in a grocer’s supply chain, and especially on-line when an order is being placed, has rapidly become the hot topic-of-the-day. And for good reason…it’s vitally important to retailers’ success in a world where they are relative newcomers – … [Read more...] about Itasca: Enriching the eCommerce Experience
Sound like nonsense to you? What if someone showed you a supermarket chain who routinely reports a negative book value on its store inventories? We can. Using Itasca Magic™ they sell through before the invoices are due, freeing up millions in working capital for expansion, … [Read more...] about Never Pay for Inventory Again
THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY gives grocers a better handle on out-of-stocks at the store level. At Itasca Retail, we've been proving that for more than a decade in more than 1,300 supermarkets across North America. Current industry dialog on On-Shelf Availability has focused greater attention on best … [Read more...] about Itasca Featured in Progressive Grocer
COMING JUNE 20-23: When mission-critical, legacy software for inventory control are no longer supported – like DSD receiving and other in-store applications – your business is exposed to unacceptable risks. Preemptive action can turn this liability into a profitable advantage when you upgrade to … [Read more...] about FMI Connect 2016: Optimize Inventories with Assurance of Support
A RECENT ARTICLE in the Wall Street Journal, “Target Expands Inventories to Repair Stock-Outs,” once again highlights the dilemma facing the nation’s largest retailers when it comes to getting stock levels right. The article quotes Target COO John Mulligan, who said the retailer had upped inventory … [Read more...] about What’s Up with Target and Walmart Inventories?
BULLETIN: NEW BOOTH 1561 JOIN US once again at the 2015 FMI Connect, June 8-11 at Chicago's McCormick Place. We'll be in Booth #1256 and ready to provide a detailed look into how the nation's most successful supermarket retailers are achieving lower out-of-stocks, superior turns and decreased store … [Read more...] about At FMI Connect: Inventory Optimized
THIS WEEK, a Bloomberg news headline covering Walmart's quarterly earnings declared, "Walmart struggles to restock store shelves as U.S. sales slump." The story reported that Bill Simon, executive vice president and chief executive officer for the U.S. for Walmart Stores Inc., had appointed an EVP … [Read more...] about Is There a Solution to Walmart’s Restocking Troubles?