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Resilience Plan of the Year: Hasbro's inventory management strategy

Originally Posted in Supply Chain Dive
 

EVP Procurement Rex Clothier offers commentary on Hasbro's strategy in the post Toys-R-Us world, and how the risks of the retailer's bankruptcy also enabled an opportunity as other retailers stepped up to grab a bigger share of the toy market.

HIGHLIGHTS
 

Major risk event:

Toys R Us' decision to liquidate all stores and inventory. 

Strategy:

Demand planning and S&OP to optimize retail channels. 

Outlook:

Hasbro is expected to recuperate sales and revenue next year, as the blow from Toys R Us liquidation slowly wears off.

Topics: supply chain optimization end to end supply chain integration S&OP inventory management demand planning retail