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June 2024 Huddle Card (4)

From Spreadsheets to Strategy: How AI Unleashes Indispensable Leaders

Worried about AI taking over your job? It's time to shift that perspective. AI isn't here to replace you – it's here to do the dirty work, taking tedious tasks off your plate so you can focus on what truly matters.

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Seasonal Success with Weather-Driven Retail Strategies

Discover how extreme weather influences retail inventory and consumer behavior in our webinar with Planalytics, highlighting advanced analytics and practical strategies for improved supply chain efficiency.

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Returns Redefined: Leveraging AI-Decisioning to Increase Profitability

Discover AI’s role in optimizing retail returns for increased profitability. Watch expert insights on smarter returns management.

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Behind the Seams: Overcoming Allocation Challenges in Apparel Retail

Discover expert strategies for mastering inventory allocation in apparel retail, as our latest "Innovate with Invent" unveils practical insights for optimizing stock levels and enhancing profitability.

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Decoding AI in Retail: Forecasting vs. Decisioning for Retail Growth

Learn why a forecast, even one enhanced by AI, falls short without the strategic integration of AI decisioning.

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Invent Insider - March 2024

Explore key retail trends and insights from RILA LINK 2024 with Invent Analytics—your exclusive backstage pass to industry foresight.

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Inventory Optimization Masterclass: Strategic Insights from Tailored Brands' Award-Winning CTO

Learn how Invent Analytics and Tailored Brands enhanced tuxedo rental inventory management with AI and ML, leading to improved efficiency and customer satisfaction in our latest webinar.

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2023 Unwrapped: AI Innovations in Retail and Predictions for 2024

In the final 2023 Innovate With Invent huddle, we review the year's major retail trends, focusing on AI-driven changes, industry challenges, and strategies for future innovation.

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Lower Markdown Losses and Achieve Higher Sell-Through by Leveraging AI and Advanced Analytics.

Our retail experts shed light on how an effective markdown strategy empowers retailers to make data-driven decisions that result in lower markdown losses and higher sell-through rates. 

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Infographic: Why Retailers Need Markdown Optimization and How It Works

Download this infographic to learn more about why retailers need markdown optimization and how it works.

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Tailored Brands Leverages Invent Analytics' AI to Optimize Inventory Management

Discover the future of menswear retail as Tailored Brands leverages AI to revolutionize inventory management. With pinpoint forecast accuracy and precise inventory planning, they've amplified product availability, sales, and profitability, while dramatically reducing stock-outs, enhancing overall customer satisfaction.

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Enhancing Inventory Optimization with Composable Analytics

Invent Analytics CEO and founder, Prof. Gurhan Kök, joins the Martalks Podcast to explain how our composable inventory optimization tool is designed to eliminate the guesswork and introduce greater profitability to brands by eliminating inefficiencies and limitations of legacy solutions.

Video August 2023 Huddle

Elevate Retail Success With Our Phantom Inventory Solution

Why are retailers losing sales because of missing or misplaced stock, inaccurate inventory data that doesn’t align with on-hand availability and unnecessary stockouts? In the latest edition of Innovate With Invent, Jonathan Alves, VP of Strategic Accounts, and special guest Tav Tepfer, Chief Revenue Officer at Invent Analytics tackle the issue of phantom inventory that plagues retailers worldwide.

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Top 5 Reasons for Inventory Discrepancies

Are you unsure of the causes for your inventory discrepancies? Learn the top 5 reasons why phantom inventory exists and the benefits of utilizing our app to correct them.

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Find Out Why a Better Demand Forecast in Retail Isn’t the Answer

Are you constantly striving for excellence and seeking the elusive balance between inventory investment and an exceptional customer experience? Are you hitting your KPIs but not seeing an impact on your financial performance? Learn the 3 most common issues retailers face when it comes to overcoming the challenge of conflicting KPIs that don't align with their financial goals.

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Omni-Channel Is the New Customer Expectation - What It Means for Inventory

We shed light on 3 key areas retailers should be focusing on as they strive to provide the perfect balance in managing their inventory and providing the flexibility their customers expect.

Video May 2023 Huddle

Why Inventory Planning Should Report to the CFO

Inventory planning teams are now finding themselves reporting to the CFO. Why is that? Learn the 3 main reasons for this reporting structure that provides a major competitive advantage to retailers' inventory management.

Video April 2023 Huddle

Recession or Not - Retail Needs to Be Ready

We review 3 key questions all retailers should ask themselves to prepare for a potential recession to effectively utilize existing inventory, proactively respond to customer demands, and plan ahead to positively impact business in 2023.

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How Economic Challenges Are Impacting Inventory Strategies in 2023

Retailers are facing challenges in managing their inventory due to the current economic conditions. Despite the challenges, there are opportunities for retailers to navigate these issues.

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Top 3 Highlights from NRF 2023

We take a step back to digest what we heard from various retailers at this year's NRF Show and share our top 3 key takeaways for successfully managing inventory in 2023.

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Earth Day 2023: How to Reduce Fresh Food Waste

Download this free pocket guide to find out how to address the food waste problem and prevent it.

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Infographic: 6 Reasons Why Retailers Trust Us

Download this infographic to learn more about why retailers trust us to help them succeed.

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Case Study Infographic: Migros

Download the infographic to find out how Migros managed to increase stock availability and reduce inventory days.

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Case Study Infographic: FLO

Download the infographic to find out how FLO maximized availability, reduced lost sales and improved net profit.

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Case Study Infographic: Mavi

Download the infographic to find out how Mavi increased availability, reduced lost sales, and maximized profitability.

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Case Study Infographic: Fiba Retail Group

Download the infographic to find out how Fiba Retail Group accelerates its demand forecasting and inventory planning capabilities.

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Demand Forecasting Pocket Guide for Retailers

Download this free pocket guide to find out what demand forecasting is in retail industry and what retailers need to do to create better forecasts.


How to Forecast Demand Accurately: A Pocket Guide for Fashion Retailers

Download this free pocket guide to find out 6 commonly used methods to forecast demand for new items and how to generate more accurate forecasts.


Dark Stores: A Pocket Guide for Grocery Retailers

Download this free pocket guide to find out what a dark store is and the challenges of running dark stores from an inventory planning perspective.


A Retailer’s Guide for Returns Forecasting

Don't let returns eat into your bottom line. Learn how to forecast returns and improve your customer experience with our free guide.


Finding Optimal Inventory Balance: How to Reduce Inventory and Lost Sales

Download this free pocket guide to find out how retailers can increase their inventory planning capabilities and how to reduce lost sales and inventory holding costs.


Pre-Season Planning: Why Successful Inventory Optimization is Vital in Fashion Retail

Download this free pocket guide to find out 4 efficient ways for fashion retailers to help them to see pre-season planning and successful next season planning tips for retailers.

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Special Report: The Future of Grocery Retail Planning

Download this special report to discover omni-channel retail planning, inventory optimization trends and predictions.

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Invent Analytics Conversations Podcast: The Future of Inventory Optimization

In this episode, we welcome our CEO, Gurhan Kok, where he talks about retail planning predictions, omni-channel inventory optimization challenges, and opportunities in the new world of retail.

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Customer Testimonial: Burak Ovunc, CEO of FLO - One of Europe’s Largest Footwear Retailers

Watch FLO’s CEO Burak Ovunc’s video to find out about how FLO reduced lost sales by 12%.

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Retail Planning Solutions for a Profit-Optimized Future

In the new world of retail, omni-channel has become the gold standard for success. At Invent Analytics, we empower our retail clients to deliver the omni-channel promise and embrace an end-to-end approach to their planning strategy and execution.

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Highlights from RILA LINK2022: The Retail Supply Chain Conference

An Interview with our CEO: Highlights from RILA LINK2022, The Retail Supply Chain Conference

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Fashion Retail Planning: Build Your 2022 Roadmap to Omni-Channel Excellence

As we look ahead to 2022, we created this eBook to help fashion retail industry leaders understand the key dynamics that will impact their planning strategies and provide actionable insights to help them plan and build their roadmap for the next year.

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Trends and Predictions for Retailers in 2022

What will 2022 look like for the retail industry?

What are the key planning predictions for 2022 that retailers should be aware of now?

What are the top planning trends to expect in 2022?

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Invent Analytics Conversations: The Future of Omni-Channel Grocery Retail

In this The Future of Omni-Channel Grocery Retail podcast, Prof. Gurhan Kok and Justin Honaman get together and answer some fundamental questions that are on grocery retailers’ agenda.

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Grocery Retail Playbook: How to Win in the Omni-Grocery World

Times are not changing; they have already changed. Today, serving the omni-customer in the best way possible requires grocery retailers to look at everything through an omni-channel lens, increase their data and analytics capabilities, and re-engineer their supply chain.

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How Can Retailers Take Advantage of Advanced Analytics Across Their Entire Supply Chains?

We asked Bill Frank's opinion on how retailers can take advantage of advanced analytics across their entire supply chain and use data to gain a competitive advantage.

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AI-powered Advanced Analytics for Better Pricing, Supply Chain and Merchandising Decisions for Retailers

The retail industry is constantly evolving and becoming more customer-centric to meet the demand of omni-channel customers. That also means inventory optimization is taking center stage.

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Research Paper: Variety and Inventory Trade-off in Retailing: An Empirical Study

Identifying the right level of variety and associated inventory has been an open question in both the retail industry and academia for a long time.

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Research Paper: The Future of Retail Operations

The future of retail is very exciting. As the forces of technology, competition, and new business models shape the retail landscape, pivotal questions are on the minds of all participants in the industry, including investors, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and academics.

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Research Paper: Omnichannel Assortment Planning

In today’s omnichannel environment consumers increasingly interact with assortments of the same firm across different touchpoints.

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Meet Invent Analytics at NRF 2022!

Are you attending NRF2022? Meet omnichannel retail inventory and price optimization solutions provider, Invent Analytics in NYC.

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Research Paper: Stockout Risk Estimation and Expediting for Repairable Spare Parts

This research paper written by Prof. Gurhan Kok, Asst. Prof. Mustafa Hekimoglu and Mustafa Şahin focuses on developing an advance stockout risk estimation system for repairable spare parts.