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Tile's CEO on navigating the pain points of modern supply and demand

Jul 11, 2019  |  5 min read

A couple weeks ago, Tile CEO and Alloy Board Member CJ Prober led an Alloy Executive Roundtable discussion on managing supply and demand in today’s retail landscape. We were honored to have him join us and share his perspective on modern obstacles and innovative solutions for manufacturers.

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Alloy is hiring!

Jul 3, 2019  |  3 min read

Our team grew rapidly in the first half of 2019, fueled by strong customer growth and investor confidence. In fact, AngelList recently named Alloy one of the fastest growing startups in San Francisco hiring now. For the second half of the year, we’re planning to further accelerate that growth and have some major hiring goals!

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Alloy driving innovation in fashion & retail

Jun 19, 2019  |  2 min read

We’re excited to share that Alloy has been recognized on The Leading 100, a list of break-out technology start-ups driving innovation in fashion and retail! It’s an honor that highlights the importance of the industry’s digital transformation.

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Look closer at out-of-stocks to improve forecast accuracy

Jun 12, 2019  |  5 min read

When it comes to demand forecasting, incorporating out-of-stock (OOS) data is a complex subject that we first addressed in a prior blog post.  It covered the three primary methods for incorporating OOS when developing your demand forecast: exclusion, imputation, and flagging.

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An interview with Lasse Holmstedt, Engineering

Jun 4, 2019  |  5 min read

Lasse Holmstedt is a Director of Product Engineering, based in Alloy's Berlin office. Prior to Alloy, he worked for 7 years at Nokia on devices like Nokia X, the company's first AOSP-based device. He was also the dev lead for Nokia Maps for Android and a developer on Qt Creator, a C++ IDE.

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The whys and hows of the new Walmart OTIF penalties

May 30, 2019  |  4 min read

At the recent Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, one of the standout sessions was “The Penalty Conundrum — Suppliers and Retailers Can Both Benefit From Renewed Focus on OTIF.” It featured Monique Picou, Senior VP of Flow and Supply Chain at Walmart, who shared the motivation behind the retailer’s recent increase in On Time In Full targets for suppliers.

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