Datascan-Thought Leadership

Navigating Major Trends in Retail Data and Analytics

The retail industry is forced to reckon with a new emphasis on data–and the analysis of said data. Retailers are in a position to understand more about their supply chain, customers, store experience, marketing, and more than ever before, but they need solutions that can help them make the most of these insights. Datascan has […]

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Getting to Know Datascan and the Retail Landscape

Datascan is the industry leader in inventory counting. They help modern retailers navigate the plethora of supply chain, inventory, stock management and data-related challenges in order to thrive in the modern retail landscape. In this episode of Keeping Count, Datascan shapes the conversation around trends by offering leading insights primed to help retailers to get […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy for Retailers Worldwide

Enhance your retail business’s success with Datasan by exploring the crucial role of inventory accuracy for global retail. Maintaining precise inventory records is essential for achieving optimal operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. Datascan delves into the multifaceted benefits of inventory accuracy. Adrian Thomas, President and CEO of Datascan, discusses how accurate inventory tracking empowers retailers […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 1

Dive into the worldwide importance of retail inventory accuracy. Adrian Thomas, the President and CEO of Datascan, joins us to shed light on this crucial topic. As the retail landscape continues to evolve, especially in the wake of COVID-19, understanding buyer behavior trends has become essential. Even before the pandemic, consumer habits were shifting due […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 2

Discover the impact of BOPUS (Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store) and online shopping trends on inventory accuracy in this enlightening video by Datasan. In a rapidly evolving post-COVID world, retailers face amplified challenges in maintaining precise inventory records. Datascan explores how the rising popularity of BOPUS and online shopping intensifies the need for accurate inventory […]

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What is DART Now and how can it benefit small to medium retailers?

Discover the benefits of the DART Now Account Program for small to medium retailers as Hunter McNally, Datascan’s eastern US account manager, provides valuable insights on how the program can increase retail agility. DART Now is a ready-made count program that offers rapid deployment, making it an ideal solution when time is of the essence […]

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What concerns do retailers have when considering a self-scan solution?

Discover peace of mind with Datascan’s self-scan solution with RFID expert Hunter McNally. By adddressing retailers’ concerns head-on, Datascan’s custom RFID solutions ensures seamless implementation, data security, loss prevention, and optimal customer experience. Trust Datascan to revolutionize your retail operations with a worry-free self-scan solution. The number one concern that clients bring to Datascan is […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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Other Datascan-Thought Leadership
Best Practices for Returns
June 8, 2023

This episode of Keeping Count features Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at Datascan. Free returns are now the norm, and Billings notes, “Retailers need to consider them as part of the purchase process, not something separate.” The return policy of a store, if done well, can win the company a customer for life. If […]

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What Happens to Returns?
June 8, 2023

Herb Billings, Datascan’s Vice President of Product Strategy, discusses what happens to merchandise after returns. “About 25% of all returned items are thrown away, representing five billion pounds annually in the U.S. That has an environmental impact, and it’s a waste of resources,” Billings explained. Why would a retailer throw away perfectly good items? According […]

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The Growing Problem of Returns for Retailers
June 8, 2023

Discover the growing problem of returns for retailers in this informative episode of Herb’s Hot Takes. Host Tyler Kern and Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at Datascan, delve into the impact of returns in retail. In the digital age, returns are a challenge for retailers, in both quantity and cost. Unlike brick-and-mortar stores, online […]

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The Ins and Outs of the Inventory Record Accuracy Formula
June 8, 2023

Welcome to Herb’s Hot Takes! Tyler Kern and Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at Datascan, dive into the world of record accuracy formulas. They discuss various options and how they differ, including the percentage of SKUs with accurate counts, the absolute difference formula, and the Symmetric Mean Absolute Percentage Error (SMAPE) formula. For RFID-based […]

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The Negative Impacts of Poor Inventory Accuracy
June 8, 2023

Herb Billings, Vice President of Product Strategy at Datascan, is back in the studio with host Tyler Kern for another episode of Herb’s Hot Takes. This episode digs into the negative effects organizations can experience when they exhibit poor inventory accuracy. Every retailer in the world is affected by inventory accuracy, whether it is positive […]

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How Inventory Accuracy Can Elevate Your Sales and Revenue
June 8, 2023

Herb Billings is the Vice President of Product Strategy at Datascan – and he’s got some hot takes. In this episode of Herb’s Hot Takes, Billings leaned into his years of experience of studying the impact of inventory accuracy on retailers to deliver his first hot take, which may open listeners’ eyes to the very […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 3
January 8, 2023

Discover the profound impact of inventory accuracy on customer experience in this insightful video by Datasan. In an industry obsessed with enhancing customer satisfaction, inventory accuracy issues pose significant challenges for retailers striving to deliver the best possible experience. Datasan delves into the connection between inventory accuracy and customer experience. Explore how a simple inventory […]

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