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What is a WSSI and why is it so important?

Retail Insights,

You may not currently have a WSSI, and, having survived without, you may wonder what all the fuss is about. Or you may be wondering why you’re under pressure from your team to replace that old Excel WSSI which has been around for years… But if you’re a retailer who needs to manage the risky […]

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People Development,

Choosing between bespoke and off-the-shelf training

When it comes to business systems, most organisations will ask themselves the question of whether to choose between a standard ‘vanilla’ system or a custom build – and software vendors can readily describe the pros and cons of each. But what about training?  Does the same choice exist, and how and when do you know […]

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Retail Insights,

Essential merchandising processes, tools and skills for retailers

Essential merchandising processes, tools and skills for retailers Retail has always been an incredibly vibrant and exciting sector to work in. It has always been fast-moving and ever-changing as it has had to evolve to meet the evolving consumer and competitive environment. But boy, things have changed a lot in the last couple of years: […]

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Retail Insights, Change & Transformation,

Implementing a new WSSI or MFP system: How to do it right

The WSSI (Weekly Stock Sales and Intake) is the engine that powers the decision making of Buying, Planning and Trading teams. Installing a new engine – while keeping the business running – might seem a daunting task, but, done right, it could transform your business.  You may not have a WSSI system to speak of, […]

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Retail Insights,

What is a WSSI and why is it so important?

You may not currently have a WSSI, and, having survived without, you may wonder what all the fuss is about. Or you may be wondering why you’re under pressure from your team to replace that old Excel WSSI which has been around for years… But if you’re a retailer who needs to manage the risky […]

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Retail Insights,

Merchandise planning in uncertain times

There is an old joke that when asking someone for directions the response is “but if I wanted to get there I wouldn’t start from here”. Planning 2021 is going to feel very much like that, I suspect. This year is going to be a heck of a place to plan from. We’ve always had […]

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Virtual and digital training
People Development,

Making the right digital and distance learning choices – now and in the future

Once Covid is behind us, will the world of learning and training return to the way it was a few weeks ago, or will the current constraints we are having to work under have fast-tracked us to a digital world? Along with many other things, we all know that there is a trend away from […]

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