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Peak Season Demands Real-Time Analytics for Perfect Fulfillment

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Himanshugupta
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Himanshugupta   11/28/2014 6:34:53 AM
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I agree with the studies that if there is a delay or cancellation due to out-of-stock then they will move to another retailer. I can vouch this from experience. I will probably not buy from the same retailer that let me wait for 2 weeks for the order to deliver.

nimantha.d
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nimantha.d   11/28/2014 12:31:48 AM
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@t.alex: Is the market growing right now ? I feel that its still the same but still I have only considered the Asian region

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Re: Holidays
nimantha.d   11/27/2014 2:57:55 AM
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@t.alex: Why do you think this is the peak time ? I feel still we are trying to stabilize the economy from the downfall which happened somewhere in 2007

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t.alex   11/26/2014 4:47:25 PM
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This season is absolutely the peak season for spending on goods. Time for supply chain/ retail stores show off their fullfillment skill. Also time for them to enhance their security system :)

Jacob
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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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