Behind the evolution of 107-year-old Japanese eyewear brand Tanaka Optical

Inside Retail

Thus, we don’t need to rely on mass production of trend-led products and excessive dead stocks after the trend is over.

Sustainable Fashion: Elvis & Kresse

Retail Insider

Finally it is to her credit that Wesling can make the boast that “we’ve never had any dead stock, and no sales or discounts either”. Welcome to this column within our broader sustainability section which focuses on what fashion retailing is doing to address the issues in its industry.


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The Fragrance Shop (TFS) partners with BetterCommerce to improve the customer experience

A1 Retail

This functionality was an excellent enabler for the business during Covid-19, increasing orders and satisfying delivery times, whilst selling inventory which was at risk of being written off as dead stock.

7 Indicators You’re Managing Bad Inventory (and How to Fix It)


You’ve heard it referred to as, overstocks, write-offs, dead-stock, excess, spoiled, expired, and unsold. Last minute markdowns that offload stock at a loss. There is constant manual intervention, this may be transferring inventory between stores or ordering new stock.

Sustainable Supply Chains in 2022 (and Beyond)


This allows them to: Minimize POs, logistics costs, and carbon emissions Minimize material and inventory wastage Minimize unnecessary markdowns Increase sales by ensuring higher in-stock percentage. Future retail growth and profitability depend on sustainable supply chains.