How DIFOT helps prepare retailers for Cyber Monday?
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How DIFOT helps prepare retailers for Cyber Monday?

Next Monday following Thanksgiving is ‘Cyber Monday’. This day has quickly become one of the largest online shopping days of the year. With a 17.9% year-over-year increase in sales, this year’s Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history. To all the retailers participating – we trust your e-commerce, stock and shipping procedures are ready for the extra attention. For those considering getting involved in 2020 –get started now –and use DIFOT to ensure your customers have a good experience.

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Topics: Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Industry - Consumer Goods, KPIs

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How DIFOT helps prepare retailers for Cyber Monday?

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Next Monday following Thanksgiving is ‘Cyber Monday’. This day has quickly become one of the largest online shopping days of the year. With a 17.9% year-over-year increase in sales, this year’s Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history. To all the retailers participating – we trust your e-commerce, stock and shipping procedures are ready for the extra attention. For those considering getting involved in 2020 –get started now –and use DIFOT to ensure your customers have a good experience.

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Topics: Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Industry - Consumer Goods, KPIs

How to avoid and eliminate dead stock

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Many companies have experienced a dead stock "graveyard" of products that can no longer be sold. Dead stock reduces cash flow that could be used to purchase new revenue-generating stock. It also takes up precious warehouse space that profitable products could occupy. Inventory management strengthens the success of any retail business. In this blog we’ll discuss ways to reduce dead stock.

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Topics: Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Industry - Janitorial, Industry - Consumer Goods

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Consumer Goods

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Sales, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Consumer Goods

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Food and Beverage, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Consumer Goods

Use data analytics to clean up your warehouse

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Marie Kondo shows households how to find joy in purging non-essential items, data analytics is the perfect business tool for companies to do the same. 

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Consumer Goods, storage

[eBook]: The top KPIs consumer goods businesses must know and measure

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Retail, Industry - Consumer Goods

5 ways your consumer goods business can become more competitive

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To achieve and maintain a competitive advantage, executives of Consumer Packaged Goods businesses (CPGs) must be ready and willing to adapt to today's rapidly changing marketplace. However, simply hiring more employees to sell more may not be the most economical option. Therefore, this blog will discuss five practices your CPG can readily implement to stay ahead of your competition.

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Topics: Industry - Consumer Goods

[eGuide] Your guide to production, pricing, and promotion in the consumer packaged goods industry

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From the outside, looking in, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is in hyper speed with changing consumer behavior, an accelerating global economy, extensive growth coming from a variety of new geographic regions, and more intense competition coming from emerging businesses and markets.

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Topics: Industry - Consumer Goods

Key trends in the consumer packaged goods industry

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Consumer Packaged Goods companies (CPGs) are facing changing industry trends. To remain competitive in this dynamic marketplace, it is essential for businesses to be aware of these trends and respond accordingly. This blog will examine a few of the key trends CPGs must consider

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Topics: Strategy, Management and Performance, Industry - Consumer Goods

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