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DotActiv Team Apr 12, 2022 6:10:00 PM 10 min read

The Bond Between Clustering, Assortment, Inventory and Space

As much as the category management process* consists of individual steps - DotActiv ...
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Rina Oosthuizen Sep 16, 2021 3:58:00 PM 12 min read

5 Demand Determinants That Influence Your Forecasting Efforts

In an economic system, there are a few recognised variables that influence demand and ...
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Rina Oosthuizen Sep 7, 2021 5:06:58 PM 11 min read

Why Just In Time Inventory Management Makes Business Sense

As a retail business, you know about the critical importance of efficient inventory ...
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Sanmari Roberts Aug 27, 2021 10:30:00 AM 12 min read

4 Inventory Management Strategies To Implement Today

We've written about this before: inventory management is a critical concept that you need ...
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DotActiv Team Aug 20, 2021 2:49:48 PM 12 min read

How To Combat Excess Inventory In Your Business Successfully

Here's a fact - having excess inventory in your business is never a good thing. It means ...
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Ilze Klopper Aug 18, 2021 3:28:48 PM 11 min read

How to Use Sales and Units Data to Calculate Inventory Turn

It is a given that as a retailer, you would want to look for new ways to increase your ...
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Déan Vermaak Jul 28, 2021 1:11:17 PM 13 min read

6 Stock Replenishment Tips For New Retailers

Imagine this: a customer visits your store for a specific product. When they get to your ...
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Sonja Roos Jul 22, 2021 4:40:49 PM 13 min read

Why Effective Stock Management Relies On Data-driven Planograms

Effective stock management is a critical process for your business as it allows you to ...
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DotActiv Team Jun 29, 2021 5:04:05 PM 14 min read

Struggling with Dead Stock Or Expired Products? Here’s How To Fix It

The retail industry is a dynamic and constantly changing entity. Due to continuous ...
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DotActiv Team May 21, 2021 5:33:18 PM 13 min read

Demand Planning vs Demand Forecasting: Category Management Helps Both

There is a trick to meeting consumer demand while simultaneously allocating resources, ...
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