The Future of Wholesale

As wholesalers and retailers adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kirsty Harris-Clarke, Managing Director of SalesOut IRI, opens the conversation on the future state of wholesale. Kirsty Harris-Clarke, Managing Director of data visualisation specialists SalesOut IRI, heads up a team overseeing over 20 million wholesaler transactions every week. This unrivalled view of the wholesale market, made…

Get Instant Insight with the New Management Dashboard

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unexpected changes in demand across the wholesale channel, and category teams are under huge pressure from Senior Managers and NAMs to establish telling insight from their various data sources. Managers desperately need this information to support demand planning and, even more importantly, to drive sales performance. While today’s suppliers…

IRI SalesOut Weekly News Update: 22nd May 2020

Welcome to our ‘weekly news in brief’, covering the latest from UK retailers and manufacturers.   RETAIL NEWS Asda trials ‘virtual queuing’ as it focuses on ‘feeding the nation’ Asda is trialling “virtual queuing” in a bid to find longer term solutions to support social distancing across its stores. The trial, which is taking place…

Coronavirus impact on FMCG industry – IRI Report (UPDATED)

We know that information is vital during the current COVID-19 crisis to help fire up the engines of business, so we thought it would be helpful to share some insights from our IRI colleagues from around the world on the Impact of the Coronavirus on the FMCG industry, in the UK, Spain, Germany and New…

IRI SalesOut Weekly News Update: 15th May 2020

Welcome to our ‘weekly news in brief’, covering the latest from UK retailers and manufacturers.   RETAIL NEWS Sainsbury’s rolls out one-hour bike delivery service nationwide Sainsbury’s is rolling out its one-hour bike delivery service beyond London in a bid to ramp up its delivery capacity. The Chop Chop service is launching in 20 cities…

UNIFY GIVES WHOLESALERS A WIN-WIN OPPORTUNITY.

With so much uncertainty right now, wholesalers need a full understanding of what’s going on within their transaction data, so they can respond in the most effective ways possible to the rapidly changing trends. Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, the world of wholesale was changing fast with increasing levels of digital sophistication and the mounting…