Itasca Joins Topco – See You In Orlando

ITASCA RETAIL IS PROUD to announce that we have joined the Topco Indirect family of suppliers and will be showcasing our Itasca Magic™ Inventory Optimization solutions when we exhibit at the upcoming Topco Indirect 2016 Summit. Since this is a biannual event, we want to make the most of the chance to get to know […]

What’s Up with Target and Walmart Inventories?

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 levels by as much as 50% on some high-demand […]

Is There a Solution to Walmart’s Restocking Troubles?

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 specifically to address the restocking problem. The topic was addressed […]