Inventory Management

3 Online Brands Saving Millions by Cutting Back on Inventory
May 29, 2023 at 7:06 pm

The last two years have been a roller coaster for online stores. The supply chain disruptions of 2021 led to many merchants struggling to get their hands on enough inventory, and then overbuying to compensate in 2022. But now, with an economic downturn looming and the threat of reduced consumer spending increasing, stores that overstocked…

How Tech Helped Mom-of-Three Raise America’s Fastest-Growing Baby Brand
April 13, 2023 at 7:49 am

Caden Lane is a Texas-based online retailer known for its range of personalized newborn clothing along with nursery decor. The brand has gone from strength to strength since switching its focus from wholesale and brick-and-mortar sales to online-only, direct-to-consumer business. Caden Lane recently reported a 132 percent growth rate — earning the company fourth place…

6 Tips to Help Retailers Mitigate Inflationary Times
March 29, 2023 at 1:33 pm

With the lingering effect of inflation, consumers are facing new woes and worries that are reflected in their spending and shopping habits. These inflationary pressures will continue to impact shoppers’ habits, and retailers must adapt quickly to ensure they don't miss out on the next decade of growth and profit potential. Recent consumer research tells…

Collaboration is the Secret to Getting a Grip on Inventory Woes
March 9, 2023 at 2:16 pm

Whipsawed by supply chain volatility and the massive overordering that resulted when retailers placed bigger bets on stock, the retail ecosystem has absorbed some harsh inventory blows over the past two years. Heading into the 2022 holiday season, an estimated $66 billion in unwanted surplus inventory sat on retailers’ shelves. But there’s hope. As retailers…

Want to Achieve True Operational Agility? Start by Asking These 3 Questions
February 28, 2023 at 4:38 pm

Consumers are tightening budgets in preparation for a softer economy, shifting how often they shop and what they shop for in effort to maximize their spending power. Pair this shift with financial market instability, ongoing supply chain pressures, and the continued need for an elevated omnichannel shopping experience, and it’s no wonder retailers are looking…

How Robotic Inventory Scanners Are Easing Retail Pain Points
February 28, 2023 at 1:22 pm

Despite sales performing solidly, the retail industry continues to keep up a heady pace of evolution. Retailers are constantly seeking out new technologies to optimize and future-proof their operations as well as to improve efficiency. One area where technology is making a significant impact is in the realm of inventory management. One such technology that…