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How to Avoid and Reduce Phantom Inventory

Phantom inventory plagues retailers and brands alike. Brands need to know what phantom inventory is and how to avoid it. What is Phantom Inventory? Phantom inventory happens when your products appear to be available at a retail store within a retailer’s inventory system but are actually missing or out-of-stock. When you think that your products

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Excess Inventory

The holiday shopping frenzy will wind down soon and retailers will be left with all the inventory that didn’t find a new home this year. Or at least, not yet. Despite the best efforts of retailers and brands, inventory supply never aligns perfectly with consumer demand. Either it is underestimated how much inventory is needed

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What is Visual Merchandising?

Anyone who has ever walked into a retail store has seen visual merchandising at work. Visual merchandising is a marketing practice that uses floor plans, color, lighting, displays, technology, and other elements to attract customer attention. Its ultimate purpose is to use the retail space to generate more sales.

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This spring, let your products shine

March is here, which means the spring and summer holidays are just around the corner. We want to hear from YOU! What are the best spring holiday strategies you’ve seen? Do you have a display that just knocked your socks off?

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4 Ways Retailers Can Prepare for a Successful Holiday Season

The holidays are the one time a year that consumers are united with a common goal: find the perfect gift. Some are bursting with excitement while others feel overwhelmed but both have two things in common: they love a glittering retail display and they want a great shopping experience. And, since customers start buying holiday

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3 Ways Retail Merchandising Will Make Your Holiday Sales Less Spooky

Retail merchandising helps brands ensure that once their inventory makes it to the retailer, everything goes smoothly. Here are three ways retail merchandising can help you make the holidays, from Halloween through New Year’s, less spooky and more profitable. What is retail merchandising? Before diving into what retail merchandising can do for your sales, it’s important

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