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Research Roundup for Best-in-Class Retail Demand-Planning Initiatives

Published: 25 April 2017

ID: G00328386

Analyst(s): Mike Griswold


Retailers often lack the process guidance and resources to initiate, complete and quantify the value of their demand-planning process. This research gives supply chain leaders focused on improving demand planning maturity insights and resources to deliver a successful demand-planning initiative.

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Research Highlights

  • Early Maturity Companies Need to Focus on Defining the Current State
  • Stage 2 Maturity Requires Organizational and Technology Roadmaps
  • Stage 3 Maturity Is Driven by Learning From Leaders Inside and Outside Retail

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