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6 Insights into liquidation and automation

6 Insights into liquidation and automation

Spoiler AlertSep 22, 2022

While many industries continue to implement digital tools and automation in their supply chain, liquidation processes remain largely outdated and manual process. It’s essential for CPG manufacturers...

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Topics: liquidation, unsold inventory, supply chain, discount retail

An introduction to closeout buyers

An introduction to closeout buyers

Spoiler AlertSep 13, 2022

Having a robust liquidation program not only helps reduce waste which benefits the environment, but can also have a significant impact on your company’s financials. By moving excess inventory...

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Topics: liquidation, unsold inventory, supply chain, discount retail

7 Learnings from Spoiler Alert’s webinar with Johnsonville and Natural Choice Foods

7 Learnings from Spoiler Alert’s webinar with Johnsonville and Natural Choice Foods

Spoiler AlertAug 2, 2022

Liquidation is a great strategy for suppliers to get rid of excess inventory or stock and for buyers to purchase inventory at a discount. However, it’s important that both parties understand what...

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Topics: liquidation, supply chain, discount retail

Integrating liquidation efforts into your ESG plan

Integrating liquidation efforts into your ESG plan

Spoiler AlertJul 6, 2022

When you're in a business, your inventory is one of your key assets. You want to make sure that you're using it effectively and that it's generating as much profit as possible for your company. But...

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Topics: liquidation, sustainability, donation, discount retail

Key data requirements to implement a digital liquidation platform

Key data requirements to implement a digital liquidation platform

Spoiler AlertJun 21, 2022

The unique needs of liquidation tools

The phrase “garbage in, garbage out” haunts the dreams of implementation teams everywhere. Data is such a crucial piece of any modern software platform that it...

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Topics: liquidation

What leads to distressed inventory (and who’s on the hook to fix it)?

What leads to distressed inventory (and who’s on the hook to fix it)?

Spoiler AlertMay 17, 2022

 

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Topics: liquidation, unsold inventory, supply chain

What is a customer guarantee date and its implications?

What is a customer guarantee date and its implications?

Spoiler AlertMay 13, 2022

As a manufacturer, growing revenue, innovating your product mix, and keeping your retail customers happy is fundamental to running a successful business. But when you factor in the perishability of a...

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Topics: liquidation, supply chain

What is shrinkflation?

What is shrinkflation?

Spoiler AlertMay 3, 2022

In the past few months, you may have heard the term “shrinkflation” floating around. But what does shrinkflation even mean? Shrinkflation, the combination of the terms “shrink” and “inflation,” is...

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Topics: liquidation, supply chain

How closeouts impact margins (and the importance of putting data in context)

How closeouts impact margins (and the importance of putting data in context)

Spoiler AlertMar 10, 2022

Margin is a key metric for any business. It represents the delta between a company’s revenue and expenses, from which emerges cash to reinvest in the growth of the business or to return to...

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Topics: liquidation

An introduction to selling closeout food

An introduction to selling closeout food

Spoiler AlertFeb 8, 2022

Structuring food closeouts can be a real challenge. Even more than non-perishable goods, closeout food presents difficulties in distance, time, and a unique buyer audience. But it also comes with...

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Topics: liquidation