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Peak Season Demands Real-Time Analytics for Perfect Fulfillment

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Out of stock - slogan
Jacob   11/25/2014 11:06:07 PM
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Frank, what I have seen during the big sales are they won't keep adequate quantity of items in stock during the sales. For example they will make big statements like "50% off for particular Smartphone"; but within seconds it may either disappear or append with tag "Out of stock". I know it's only a punch slogan for attracting more peoples to the site; then also am trying to point the necessity of keeping adequate quantity of items in stock before going for big sales.

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Jacob   11/25/2014 10:54:07 PM

"Let the spending bonanza begin. This holiday season we are projected to part with $619.9 billion, marking the first time since 2011 that holiday sales will increase more than 4%, according to the National Retail Federation."

Frank, in this &620 billion, what's the online sales contribution? Eventhough the total sales are increasing only by 4%; online sales are increasing more than 100% per year. That means the traditional way of shopping through physical shops is declining by 50% year after year.

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