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Game: Optimising Inventory

Background

  • 2022 Turnover £342.7 million
  • Over 240 stores nationwide
  • 1,990+ Employees
  • Part of Frasers Group, the UK’s sole specialist high street gaming retailer

Results

  • Central management of product in store
  • 25% reduction in inventory to achieve same service level
  • Reduction in overall head count for inventory administration
  • Reduction in volume of recall, leading to improved supplier relationship

Solutions

Game optimise their inventory with sofco Planning.

Founded in 1991, the UK’s sole specialist high street gaming retailer, Game, had a turnover of £342.7 million in 2022. Part of Frasers Group, they have over 240 stores nationwide and 1,990+ employees.

Objectives

  • Increase forecast reactivity and accuracy
  • Improve initial allocation of chart product to store
  • Optimise inventory levels in store
  • Centralise range management

Solution

  • Store Forecasting
  • Supplier DC Replenishment
  • DC to Store Replenishment
  • New Release Chart Management
  • Back Catalogue Management
  • Store Ranging

Results

  • Central management of product in store
  • 25% reduction in inventory to achieve same service level
  • Reduction in overall head count for inventory administration
  • Reduction in volume of recall, leading to improved supplier relationship

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