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Learning From Leaders — Three Best Practices in Aligning Multichannel Retail Planning and Execution Activities

Published: 27 April 2016

ID: G00293108

Analyst(s): Mike Griswold


Retail's merchandising, inventory and operations execution process aligns merchandise planning with supply chain execution. This research note provides retail supply chain planning leaders best practices gleaned from Gartner's MIOE self-assessment research.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • MIOE Self-Assessment Provides a Starting Point for Launching Planning Transformation
  • A Well-Defined Metrics Framework Enables MIOE Decision Processes
  • Understanding and Defining Planning Horizons Are Key to Improving MIOE Process Maturity

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