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Special Series: Suggestions for Retail Food Companies to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a time of significant change and special needs. Logile CEO Purna Mishra kicks off this first post in our special series containing recommendations from our experienced retail practitioners and consultants on practical changes and actions food retailers can take to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Understanding Cost of Staffing Adjustments in Retail Scheduling Requirements

Digging Deep: Understanding the Cost of Staffing Adjustments in Retail Scheduling Requirements

To meet customer service demands, retailers often must add allowances for service standards. Quick and accurate transparency into the cost of staffing hours adjustments is essential. See how staffing analysis and fine-tuning staffing hours enable you to understand scheduling requirements and optimize task placement for improved labor allocation.
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Act Three: Moneyball, Sabermetrics and Retail Labor Standards Analysis

In this final Moneyball series post, we describe similar approaches between sabermetrics in baseball and retail, highlighting how retail leaders utilize what-if technology to examine labor changes.
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Moving Beyond Sales to Work Content is Key to Retail Labor Accuracy

Identifying the true driving components for accurate retail labor hours is tricky. More than sales and a simple formula, all metrics from items to customers impact working conditions and customer service. See how work content-driven labor is the key!
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Act Two: Moneyball, Sabermetrics and Retail Forecasting

The Moneyball series continues! Just as sabermetrics provides predictions of future performance for a given baseball player or team, retailers can use sophisticated AI and machine-learning forecasting to accurately predict retail performance. Get in the game!
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Act One: Moneyball, Sabermetrics and Retail

Using the concept of sabermetrics as seen in the hit baseball movie Moneyball, it is possible to draw the parallel to engineered standards and performance management within retail. We explore this correlation and how the ever-increasing need to minimize labor costs and increase productivity and output makes these elements critically important for retailers.
Effective Scheduling Can Decrease Overtime and Labor Costs

Retail Cross-Utilization From Wall to Wall: How an Effective Scheduling Solution Can Decrease Overtime and Labor Costs

Overtime costs quickly add up. Learn how an effective automated employee scheduling solution can cut out scheduled overtime and reduce overall labor costs. Retailers are getting a grip on labor with cross-utilization from wall to wall!
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Logile Announces New Center of Excellence to Deliver Continuous Product Quality and Customer Support

Logile announced its new Center of Excellence in Bhubaneswar, India will open in March 2020 to support the company’s ongoing Customer Success initiatives. After a decade of steady customer and solution growth, this new center brings the scale and resources to maintain and deliver on Logile’s high standards of product quality and customer support with 24x7 service.
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Retail Resolutions: Effectively Understanding, Monitoring and Managing the Impacts of Overtime

In retail, a common and definitely worthy New Year's resolution is improving operational efficiency and costs. One area that warrants a hard look is associate overtime at your stores. Understanding the sometimes surprisingly far-reaching cultural and monetary impacts of overtime is the best first step!
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Planning for Success: Retail Food Safety Implementation Scoping and Change Management

Retailers know the importance of food safety and are turning to technology to improve compliance and reduce risk. Today we focus specifically on planning for a successful food safety implementation and making difficult decisions about project scope and change management.
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Logile Debuts Next-Gen Food Safety Solution Showcasing the Power of Solution-Driven Guidance at NRF 2020 Vision

At NRF 2020 Logile announced the immediate availability of its next-generation food safety solution. Logile Food Safety alerts and proactively guides store associates to use retailer best practices and any necessary corrective actions to maintain food safety programs, moving beyond the standard temperature monitoring, probing and logging data of traditional systems.
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Elements of Success: High-Level Considerations for Food Safety Implementations in Retail

To be effective, retail food safety solutions must be carefully selected and implemented. In this first-in-series post, we examine the comprehensive but key elements of a successful food safety solution implementation.