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00:18 — The WSJ recently published a story detailing Old Navy’s inclusive sizing efforts and the resulting sales plunge.
00:50 — The push for inclusive sizing wasn’t a strategy failure, but rather a forecasting (i.e., data) failure. Failing to plan for more mid-size stock illustrates poor supply chain practices.
01:35 — Executives must have a quick sense-and-respond mechanism in place.
2:07 — Optimal supply chains are able to follow the data and react quickly.
02:40 — The acceleration economy implies the ability to move quickly; that includes the flexibility to decelerate when needed.
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