They can tally all they want, but that doesn't get the information to someone at corporate who can do anything with it.
That is the job of the store manager of a chain. To report the store's needs to the corporate ordering person. To pass on the information gathered by staff. He may then be overruled, but he needs to keep trying. Each suburban store will have different requirements.
If you visit a range of a chains stores you'll see they are not necessarily cookie-cutter stores.