Active inventory planning starts with hindsight from the supply chain perspective 9 to12 months prior to the holiday season. Merchandisers need to build close-knit cross-functional teams; Buying, Planning, and Allocation, to ensure all key pre-season observations are tied together to effectively plan for the upcoming holiday season sales. As the plan keeps improving as brands get closer to the season, in-season reality usually requires instant action. Learn about:
- Effective in-season Plug & Play strategy keeping all parameters and style attributes in check, and knowing your inventory well enough to take immediate action on what needs to be pushed out.
- Building promotional cadence for the holiday season by understanding what needs to sell off and what can be carried to the next season
- Strategies to handle quicker deliveries by automating decision making. Do not overload your stores, build a seamless operations experience by effectively re-distributing your inventory.
- Maintaining freshness index of stores with Inter-store transfers.
…and much more!