Retail Dogma

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Quarter to Date (QTD)

Quarter to Date (QTD) is a term used in reporting, to express the period between the beginning of the quarter, up to the date of reporting. Example If the business follows a normal calendar year that starts on the 1st of January and wants to report financial results for the current quarter up to the …

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Year to Date (YTD)

Year to date (YTD) is a term used in reporting, to express the period between the beginning of the year, up to the date of reporting. Example If the business follows a normal calendar year that starts on the 1st of January and wants to report financial results up to the end of April, the …

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Forward Stock Cover

Forward stock cover measures how long the current stock on hand will cover future forecasted sales periods. This measure is used in inventory management to ensure product availability and adequate stock on hand coverage. It is also used during the buying budget calculation to ensure the inventory ordered is enough to cover sales for the …

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Sell Through Rate

One of the KPIs that you use to analyze your inventory & buying and also the performance of your suppliers is the sell through rate (aka. Sell-thru rate). Sell through rate represents the number of items sold out of the number of items received and is measured for a given period (e.g one month or …

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