The following industry articles and thought-leadership white papers are intended to educate the information-seeking retailer on best practices for inventory and supply chain management.

These resources outline, analyze, and explain 4R’s approach – Profit Optimized Inventory – which have helped some of the world’s most successful retailers increase the profitability of their inventory investments. We invite you to download, read, and share these resources within your organization. You can also contact us if you are interested in learning how 4R can improve your bottom line.


Adobe PDF Essential Retail Article: John Lewis-style Profit Sharing

Adobe PDF RIS News: Retail Supply Chain Shifts to a Unified Model

Adobe PDF Making Inventory Profitable

Adobe PDF Taking the Guesswork out of Markdowns

White Papers

The Business Benefits of Advanced Planning and Replenishment

How The Vitamin Shoppe Answered the Inventory Question


The New Science of Retailing