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4R Phantom Inventory
Two Cases of Phantom Inventory – SOLVED!
No store is safe from the Phantom. Phantom Inventory that is! So, what is Phantom Inventory? Phantom Inventory is a...
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Recapping NACS 2022
NACS 2022 is officially over and it was great! The NACS Show is the premier event for the convenience and...
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4R Planning as a Service (PaaS)
Realize the benefits of AI-powered forecasting and planning processes without IT involvement or additional resources investment AI and Machine Learning...
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The Seasons They are A-Changing and Seasonal Inventory Management Can Help
Back to School. Halloween. Thanksgiving. December Holidays. Doesn’t it feel like once September hits, it’s just one holiday after another?...
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Meet 4R at Orgill
Key Moments and Takeaways from the Orgill 2022 Spring Dealer Market
The 4R team participated in the 175th anniversary Orgill 2022 Spring Dealer Market in Orlando. After 2 years off, everyone...
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Recapping NRF 2022
Getting Ahead Starts with Getting Connected. NRF 2022 has come and gone, and while the atmosphere was wildly different than...
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The Mystery of Phantom Inventory
Phantom Inventory may sound like the latest horror flick out in theaters, but the truth is, it is a real...
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NACS 2021 Recap and Reflections – Surviving the “Shift”
4R and Friends at NACS NACS 2021 Conference Takeaways Members of the 4R team recently attended the NACS Show: National...
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New Formats for a New Normal
Exploring Recent Retail Innovations in a Post-Pandemic World As we get closer to a post-pandemic world, many businesses and consumers...
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A Race to the Door
A Race to the Door
Every major brand is in a race to find innovative ways to ship products to their customers. Fueled by the...
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Solutions to Overcome BOPIS Inventory Pitfalls and Challenges
Today’s consumers place a high value on convenience. In fact, some stats show up to “97% of consumers have abandoned...
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3 Things that are Changing Consumer Behavior in Grocery
Digital grocery sales are accelerating at a record pace with no sign of slowing down. The grocery industry is an...
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