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On Shelf Availability
The People, Teams, & Technologies That Are Changing the Game at Retail
A Gathering Place & Resource Center
During more than 40 years of service in leadership roles with Procter & Gamble and Walmart, Mike Graen has made a career out of leveraging technology to solve big business problems.
As he began looking for ways to give back, Mike partnered with Conversations on Retail to create the On Shelf Availability group, and to launch OnShelfAvailability.com, serving as a gathering place and resource center that supports the industry in tackling one of its most persistent problems.
Specializing in technologies and processes that measure and improve On Shelf Availability, Mike spends the majority of his time working with people and teams all over the country that are interested in his help with:
- On Shelf Availability – How to measure and deploy resources to fix
- Algorithm solutions to identify OSA issues with high-velocity categories
- Shelf Scanning Robot solutions for retailers to identify Out of stock, pricing, and incorrect item issues
- RFID – 20+ years of experience with RFID in the Retail supply chain
- In-store Audits – Data capture of OSA issues
- Fixed camera solutions
- Computer Vision / recognition solution providers.
Mike welcomes his colleagues from industry and academia to join him in contributing insights and commentary aimed at helping the community progress.
Join me as I present an update on the state of the retail industry, shining a light on some of the achievements being made in the area of on shelf availability, as well as the areas where there is still much work to be done.
Check out my recent conversation with Barbra Chase, Vice President, Global Sales Store Intelligence at ReTech Labs/SymphonyAI, where we talk about Digital Shelves.
Check out my conversation with Steve Statler, CMO & ESG Lead, Wiliot, where we talk about Ambient IoT and its impact on on-shelf availability and supply chain visibility.
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