LONDON -- Taking store replenishment to a refined level, Sainsbury's here began this summer to phase in a new store replenishment planning system that calculates order plans daily by store and stockkeeping unit. Although the chain, parent of Shaw's, West Bridgewater, Mass., has been using demand forecasting software for years, there was a "huge problem with consistency of use of those systems," according to Ed Thomas, Sainsbury's Cygnet project manager. Cygnet is the name of the project to ...

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