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It’s time to stop guessing and get control of long lead times in the apparel industry

It’s time to stop guessing and get control of long lead times in the apparel industry

Table of contents

  • What are lead times? And why they matter in the era of on-demand fashion
  • How to shorten lead times starting with a more reliable inventory forecast
  • 3 simple ways to slash long lead times in apparel

Whether you love fashion or not, there’s no doubt buying and selling apparel can be a lot of fun. But forecasting?

That’s a whole other issue.

6 inventory ROI formulas to help you optimize your online retail business

6 inventory ROI formulas to help you optimize your online retail business

Table of contents

  • What are the main inventory problems for online retailers?
  • The harsh reality of poor inventory management
  • 6 inventory ROI formulas every platform should have
  • How to succeed at inventory optimization long-term

Ah, inventory management. Though we hate to admit it, it’s the one area of the business most ecommerce entrepreneurs would rather not think about.

What You Need to Know About Forecast Accuracy and Inventory Optimization

What You Need to Know About Forecast Accuracy and Inventory Optimization

We’re not going to sugarcoat it. Managing inventory is hard — and nailing your forecast accuracy? That’s probably the hardest part of all.

From varying lead times to unforeseeable supply chain issues, it’s no surprise so many e-commerce retailers struggle to balance stock levels.

Flieber raises $20 million to bring multichannel inventory optimization to modern retailers

Flieber raises $20 million to bring multichannel inventory optimization to modern retailers

Series A funding will accelerate the company’s expansion in the Shopify and DTC ecosystems.

NEW YORK — Sept 22, 2021 — Flieber, the groundbreaking inventory optimization platform, today announced $12 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by seed investor GGV Capital and Monashees, and brings the company’s total funding to $20 million. With this recent investment round, Monashees will join GGV on the board of directors where it has served since 2019.

What Level of Forecast Accuracy Can You Really Expect?

What Level of Forecast Accuracy Can You Really Expect?

Inventory Optimization vs. Inventory Management

No matter how long you’ve been in ecommerce, nothing will derail your progress quite like poor inventory management.

One minute your best-sellers are flying off the shelves, the next you’re out of stock with rankings and revenue slipping fast—and strange as it may sound, the very processes you’ve put in place to control your inventory, may be the very same ones draining the profit from your business.

Smart Inventory: Why Choose Flieber?

Smart Inventory: Why Choose Flieber?

If you’ve been in the e-commerce game for long, you already know you need an inventory system to help avoid stockouts, boost revenue, and dominate your niche. But despite the vast number of tools that claim to solve problems, very few of them are actually focused on real smart inventory optimization.

How to create a better-than-amazon post-purchase experience

How to create a better-than-amazon post-purchase experience

You have a profitable online store with fantastic products to pull shoppers through your digital door—but if you want recurring sales and revenue, it’s actually what happens after the sale that keeps customers coming back for more.

Selling in the USA: 8 Tangible Ways to Make Waves in an Ecommerce Superpower

Selling in the USA: 8 Tangible Ways to Make Waves in an Ecommerce Superpower

Selling in the USA has become ultra-profitable over the years, But there’s a knack to making it work. Join us as we share the secret recipe

If you’re an ambitious eCommerce entrepreneur, there’s a growing list of reasons to add the US to your selling location wish list. 

Synchronizing Sales Pace and Inventory Availability: The Secret to Optimal Stock Levels

Synchronizing Sales Pace and Inventory Availability: The Secret to Optimal Stock Levels

High sales velocity and enough stock to service it is every online retailer’s dream—and these two levers (sales and inventory) must work together like a well-oiled machine in order to achieve it. Sounds simple, right? 

So, why is it that so many sellers still suffer from costly stockouts?In 2016, retailers lost an estimated $1.75 trillion due to stockouts, overstocks and returns. With the recent growth of retail, this number may well be close to $2 trillion today.

Why Inventory Forecasting in Ecommerce Is About as Accurate as a Coin Toss (+ What to Do About It)

Why Inventory Forecasting in Ecommerce Is About as Accurate as a Coin Toss (+ What to Do About It)

As an ecommerce entrepreneur, you’re constantly spinning multiple plates, hoping none of them fall and smash. 

These are often mission critical tasks like marketing, sales, and product development—things that directly affect your financial success. So, it may seem like a waste of time to spend your energy on backend tasks like improving your inventory optimization.