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Last year was a tough year for retailers. Many had to close stores, some failed and almost all made an effort to carry less inventory and maintain margins. When there is less inventory in the pipeline, there is less work to do in the supply chain. Unfortunately, this meant that many retailers were forced to do layoffs. With slowed sales, many also cut back on new capital expenditures.  But after many conversations with retail supply chain professionals, it's clear that retailers were far from idle, acc

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During the past three months we have engaged with several food and non-food retailers about their usage of BI and analytic tools. An initial finding from these conversations is that the debate around BI flexibility, ROI, TCO and performance is far from over.

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