In-store bakery and deli margins were drained by poor production planning & high shrink at over 20%.
Sales were flat vs. center store.
Fresh Market Manager
We forecasted hour-by-hour, store-by-store. We enabled uniform management of a core group of items across the chain, yet each department had the ability to adjust some SKUs carried by store.
Visibility & Analytics
Our insights at the store/item level enabled production planning across multiple sources (in-store, commissary, outside vendors) for consistent quality & freshness.
- 23% improvement in Sales $ trend over 2 years
- 25% improvement in Gross margin dollars (net of shrink),
- 2% improvement in Gross margin percent
- 23% reduction in Shrink units, 6% reduction in shrink dollar