Retail Inventory Deployment

Ask the Experts

Most retailers are grappling with the challenge of how to most effectively and efficiently deploy inventory through their DCs, factories/suppliers, stores, or a combination of any/all to meet end consumer needs through their various sales channels (brick-and-mortar, e-commerce, wholesale customers, etc.). In this edition of Parker Avery’s “Ask the Experts” series, we tap the deep expertise of Amanda AstrologoRobert Kaufman, and Rob Oglesby in discussing this challenge in retailers who operate multiple distribution channels and the processes, systems, and organizational tactics that should be employed to most optimally support inventory deployment.