Respect for Data Key to Inventory Planning
In my role at Direct Tech, interacting with both prospective and existing customers, I'm often asked to provide a list of inventory planning best practices. The one I always lead with — respect for data — invariably brings raised eyebrows and blank stares.
Respect for data … what does that mean? And, more to the point, what does it have to do with inventory planning?
Joe is Vice President of Product Solutions at Software Paradigms International (SPI), an award-winning provider of technology solutions, including merchandise planning applications, mobile applications, eCommerce development and hosting and integration services, to retailers for more than 20 years.
Joe is a 34-year veteran of the retail industry with hands-on experience in marketing, merchandising, inventory management and business development at multichannel retail companies including Lands’ End, LifeSketch.com, Nordstrom.com and Duluth Trading Company. At SPI, Joe uses his experience to help customers and prospects understand how to improve sales and profits through applying industry best practices in merchandise planning and inventory management systems and processes.