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Need an edge in the competitive retail space? Get smart with inventory planning and demand forecasting.

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Nov 23, 2021 10:55:49 AM

In a highly competitive retail environment where customers’ preferences are always changing, what can retailers do to make more sales at full price?

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Why adopting new inventory planning software is brutal - and it’s not why you think.

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Nov 2, 2021 2:04:01 PM

Right now, small & medium sized businesses, mostly in manufacturing and distribution, are busy. With this momentum and recent chaos created with Covid, there are plenty of niche businesses servicing nationalised supply chains and furious, pent-up demand.

However, there’s a problem, and many seem oblivious to it. If they are aware of it, they can’t seems to pin down the root cause of the issue.

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Inventory forecasting feux pas you can avoid from my mistakes

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Oct 20, 2021 12:41:57 PM

I recently did an interview with AX2 Accounting talking about my experience (or lack thereof) in inventory forecasting and management when I bought my own retail + e-commerce business around 9 years ago.  Here you can learn from my  costly mistakes and how to be in total control of future inventory.

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StockTrim’s forecasting means more time and less stress for skincare distributor

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Oct 12, 2021 2:04:44 PM

As a beauty therapist and educator, René Serbon is an expert on skincare and skin therapies. She is also an entrepreneur, and when the opportunity arose to distribute a skincare line she loved, she created Dermal Systems in February 2011.

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Angel Food’s lean team confident with inventory planning thanks to StockTrim

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Sep 21, 2021 11:18:56 AM

For 15 years Angel Food has been striving to make plant-based foods more accessible to Kiwis wanting an alternative to dairy. In 2014 the company launched its very own dairy-free mozzarella, the first commercial vegan cheese to be made in Aotearoa.

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StockTrim’s Shopify integration gets a major upgrade.

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Sep 17, 2021 2:17:18 PM

Shopify is one of the worlds largest e-commerce platforms, and many retailer are using it to sell online. But what online sellers are finding is that they are struggling to ensure they they have enough stock to meet demand. Stock-outs are are lost sales opportunities and often a very bad experience for the customer. Likewise it can be a problem ordering too much stock, as it may go out of popularity, expire, or generally just be difficult to store. Plus it sucks cashflow, which many rapidly expanding online companies desperately need.

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StockTrim location drill down

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Sep 17, 2021 1:05:07 PM

You can now drill down on locations per-item on the order plan, to have an easier and more user-friendly visibility over where your stock is located, and the forecasts & order quantities per location per item.

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Customer Forecasts Now Available

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Sep 13, 2021 3:55:25 PM

Good news, the eagerly awaited Customer Forecasting feature set is now available. Forecast and predict your customers future requirements, and recommend order quantities to them.

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StockTrim Feature - Bill of Materials Drill Down

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Aug 2, 2021 4:01:51 PM

Manufacturers can drill down to see complete visibility of an item’s bill of materials.

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Diamond MMA protects your nuts; our inventory planning app stops you going nuts

Posted by Dominic Sutton on Jul 27, 2021 2:40:35 PM

Diamond MMA are leading providers of men’s groin protection products. Named after founder and CEO Craig Diamond, he and friends from Stanford University designed a men’s cup to soften blows to the groin during impact sport. It started out as a solution for mixed martial arts (MMA). But Diamond MMA’s  underwear, briefs and cups are now worn by high-performing athletes across diverse sports like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), lacrosse, football, and running. They also sell “swag” such as rash guards, t-shirts and jackets. Based in the US, they ship worldwide.

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