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The Retail Trading Calendar faq Nov 18, 2020

Of the many moving pieces that make up the “Retail machine”, it might come as a surprise that a simple calendar is the foundation that anchors and unifies everything.  We are talking, of course, about the Retail or Trading calendar, AKA the 4-4-5 or 4-5-4 calendar among those in...

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What actually is Merchandise Planning? faq Oct 13, 2020

We get asked this question a lot, and it's a tough one to answer! Just like the role itself, there are many layers, so here goes...

 The main purpose of the Planning function is to:

"Maximise sales and profit through optimising inventory"

Merchandise Planning at its core is about...

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