Forecasting news and blogs


Short-term retail forecasts under the presence of promotions

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting is continuously engaging in retail forecasting and in particular the effects of retail promotions.


How will changes in shopping requirements affect logistics?

Robert Fildes was a member of a Guardian roundtable discussion of the dramatic changes in both the high street and the internet and how retailers and logistics companies must adapt to increasing demands from customers. 


Research on supply chain information exchange with the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Dr Nikolaos Kourentzes visited the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain to continue the research collaboration with Dr Juan Trapero Arenas.

Active model combination for time series forecasting 19/05/13

Active model combination for time series forecasting

Devon Barrow obtains his PhD in Forecasting with his thesis entitled 'Active model combination for time series forecasting: an empirical evaluation and extension of Bagging and Boosting'.


Advances in forecasting sporadic and intermittent demand products

Researchers at the Lancaster Centre for Forecasting have investigated ways to improve forecasting performance of intermittent or sporadic demand products.


Forecasting with Collaborative Information: results of a workshop

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting successfully organised the workshop "Forecasting with Collaborative Information" on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Work Foundation.