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    UK/USA Grocery – Learnings from 2022 Should Drive 2023

    2022 was a year to remember. For most retailers, however, it was not a year to savour or celebrate. 2022 will be remembered for the war in Ukraine, leading to food supply shortages and major increases in energy costs. COVID-19 heavily impacted economic performance throughout 2022 and will continue to lead to supply chain issues for retailers into 2023. Such a backdrop has led to high inflation …

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    UK/USA Grocery – Learnings from 2022 Should Drive 2023

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    UK/USA Grocery – Learnings from 2022 Should Drive 2023

    2022 was a year to remember. For most retailers, however, it was not a year to savour or celebrate. 2022 will be remembered for the war in Ukraine, leading to food supply shortages and major increases in energy costs. COVID-19 heavily impacted economic performance throughout 2022 and will continue to lead to supply chain issues for retailers into 2023. Such a backdrop has led to high inflation …

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    Promotion & Offer Effectiveness Whitepaper

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    Promotion & Offer Effectiveness Whitepaper

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    Demand Forecasting Whitepaper

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    Demand Forecasting Whitepaper

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    Intelligent Merchandising Datasheet

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    Intelligent Merchandising Datasheet

    Retail Express removes the major pain points from end-to-end merchandising by providing a single collaborative solution for all stakeholders; sharing processes, common data, workflow, analytics, automation, planning and execution tools to deliver better outcomes; improving go-to-market plans and their implementation; using predictive analytics driven by our world-class AI Machine Learning technology.

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    Retail Margin Management Datasheet

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    Retail Margin Management Datasheet

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    Supply Chain Forecasting Datasheet

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    Supply Chain Forecasting Datasheet

    Understanding the varying demand patterns caused by price, promotional and advertising effects is where the Retail Express forecasting platform excels and is crucial to accurately forecasting future demand. Learn how our solution tracks changes in demand from regular prices, promotions, ads, displays etc. and can accurately forecast the effects of those changes.

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    Supplier Collaboration Datasheet

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    Supplier Collaboration Datasheet

    Find out how you could transform the interaction between your Traders/ Buyers and Suppliers to drive increased supplier funding and better offers whilst dramatically improving the collection of funds, reducing the cost and timescale of collection.

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    Price & Promotion Datasheet

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    Price & Promotion Datasheet

    Retail Express price optimisation delivers profits today and is fully integrated with our everyday price and promotion management modules, resolving conflicts and constraints within a single strategic pricing solution.

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    Demand Forecasting Datasheet

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    Demand Forecasting Datasheet

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    Black Friday: How can algorithmic retailing ensure a successful event?

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    Black Friday: How can algorithmic retailing ensure a successful event?

    Ed Betts, General Manager Retail Lead Europe, Retail Express Worldwide activity surrounding Black Friday has never been stronger. Over 53% of US consumers plan to make a purchase[1] while UK consumers are expected to spend £8.71 billion[2] over the 2022 Black Friday weekend. It’s an event which represents a huge opportunity to drive up customer numbers and generate sales. But first must come real, tangible deals. Consumers, …

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    Intelligent merchandising – the key to successful supplier collaboration in 2023

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    Intelligent merchandising – the key to successful supplier collaboration in 2023

    By Edward Betts, European General Manager, Retail Express The deepening cost-of-living crisis with soaring inflation rates and energy bills, and as a result, a more cautious customer, has put significant pressure on the retail industry. Retailers are now having to work harder and think smarter to create stand-out promotions through closer collaboration with suppliers. This relationship is a fundamental part of day-to-day operations, yet it’s interesting to …

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    Better supplier collaboration using AI will hold the key to retail success in 2023

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    Better supplier collaboration using AI will hold the key to retail success in 2023

    New whitepaper from Retail Express examines the role of real-time operationally collaborative merchandising to streamline operations, strengthen supplier relationships and boost profits. Retail Express, a leading UK-based provider of intelligent merchandising solutions and services for retail, has launched a new whitepaper to help retailers operate smarter as they plan for 2023. As recent economic events force the merchandising team to seek new ways to improve performance and …

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    The Golden Quarter: Planning for profit with intelligent merchandising

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    The Golden Quarter: Planning for profit with intelligent merchandising

    By Ed Betts, UKI General manager 3 minute read 16 September marks the 100-day countdown to Christmas, also known as the Golden Quarter; the busiest period in the retail calendar. The Golden Quarter can be a difficult time for retail businesses, but this year presents a real challenge. The cost-of-living crisis, disruption to supply chains, the effect on global trade and freight costs as a result of …

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    Viewpoint: ONS reports a 0.5% drop in retail sales in GB in May ’22

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    Viewpoint: ONS reports a 0.5% drop in retail sales in GB in May ’22

    By Ed Betts, UKI General manager Last week’s news from the ONS highlighted the continuing impact of inflation with a fall of 0.5% in retail sales figures in May 2022. Retail Express appreciates the tough situation that many retailers are now finding themselves in. Our experience is that, in challenging times, customers will be more concerned about how they can make savings by changing their buying habits …

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    The impact of inflation in retail: how our merchandising SaaS solution will help

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    The impact of inflation in retail: how our merchandising SaaS solution will help

    3 minute read The cost-of-living crisis, with inflation running at its worse rate in decades, is having a major impact on retail. While the chancellors’ £15bn package is welcome, one retail veteran described it as “a drop in the ocean[1]”, as inflationary pressures are set to put a squeeze on household budgets and therefore on retailers’ profits for months to come. Difficult decisions will now have to …

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    Does AI hold the secret to retail success with leaner times ahead?

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    Does AI hold the secret to retail success with leaner times ahead?

    3 minute read Recent macro-economic events have taken their toll on the retail sector, with disruption to supply chains as a result of Brexit and the double blow of the pandemic and Ukraine crisis bringing the threat of global stagflation a step closer. As retailers restructure under the weight of enormous downward pressure, they will be thinking very hard about profitability. The priority of protecting margins and …

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    Retail Express announces expansion and recruitment drive to support growth

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    Retail Express announces expansion and recruitment drive to support growth

    Retail Express has moved to a new larger HQ in the thriving tech hub of Leeds, UK, to help the business deliver its next chapter of growth. The new office announcement comes at the same time as it launches a major upgrade to its intelligent merchandising software, RE 2.0, following a two-year investment cycle in product development to introduce significant AI enhancements to its product portfolio. With …

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    Advanced AI solution to meet retailers’ critical need for smarter merchandising

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    Advanced AI solution to meet retailers’ critical need for smarter merchandising

    Retail Express has announced a major upgrade to its intelligent merchandising software, RE2.0, introducing significant AI enhancements. This upgrade will ensure its products reap the benefits of artificial intelligence, enabling the delivery of smarter merchandising and collaboration tools to support the modern retail industry and better meet global customer demand. The digitalisation of the retail industry is driving leaders to look for innovative technologies to help them …

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    Release of new General Release Product 5.2 – feature highlights 

    AI (Artificial Intelligence) | Press Release

    Release of new General Release Product 5.2 – feature highlights 

    Retail Express has released a major upgrade of its Intelligent Merchandising Solution, RE 2.0; referred to as Release 5.2 is a strategic multi-year overhaul of the Intelligent Merchandising solution with new modules, analytics, visualisation tools and dash-boarding. Major AI enhancements developed over the last two years by our Science Group include additional automation in Pricing, Promotion and Supplier Management. Our Algorithmic Retailing strategy has added more Category …

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    Retail Express recognized in Retail CIO Radar 2022

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    Retail Express recognized in Retail CIO Radar 2022

    Retail Express has been recognized by Retail Today magazine as a leader in the Price Optimization & Management and Merchandising categories in Retail CIO Radar 2022, a first-of-its kind annual list of most innovative & transformative retail technology solution providers. In making this selection, Retail Today’s editorial team has analyzed universe of Retail solutions in 16 categories—scanning nearly 7000 applicants and nominees. Based on the solutions innovative …

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    UK Software expands to meet growing UK and International business  with New Leeds HQ

    AI (Artificial Intelligence) | Press Release

    UK Software expands to meet growing UK and International business  with New Leeds HQ

    Retail Express CEO Barry Grange commented: “The acceleration by retail leaders in their digital transformation journey is driving demand for intelligent merchandising solutions; Retail Express is looking to help transform this market and is making rapid progress towards becoming a leader in Intelligent Merchandising and Supplier Collaboration. Our expansion will enable more Retailer’s to have access to our SaaS technology and transform both their Merchandising and Supplier …

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