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Interest Rates, Inflation and Retail

In the krunchbox sponsored “2023 Retail Trends & Disruptions” report published in December 2022, inflation and recession were hot topics. When the...

Applying Pareto’s Law to Retail Analytics

Have you ever noticed that 80% of your results come from just 20% of your efforts? Welcome to Pareto's Law, where a small portion of your actions can...

What factors influence product assortment in stores?

We are often asked by suppliers, what determines which products get ranged in which stores and how can we influence the decision? In reality, the...

The Power of Sell-Through

Sell-through is important because it measures the rate at which a company is selling its inventory, which is a key metric for assessing the...

Keeping Product in Stock & On Shelf

Planning inventory for a national retail chain can be a thankless task. You will always be wrong! If you don’t have enough inventory on shelf, the...

Reflections on ChatGPT in Retail

Written by  John Pitman, CEO of Krunchbox March 27th, 2023   Let’s be honest. There is a lot of hype surrounding OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Hundreds if...