Our unique Retail Advisory and Business Consulting services are for organizations searching for operational and productivity gains, better cash flow, operating margins and profitability.
We deliver actionable intelligence where, when and how you need it to get the best return on your most important assets.
Our Merchandise Plan is designed to create the correct “balance and flow” to maximize individual inventory / class performance. We work with you to use that plan to grow your business, enhance your cash position and help you make informed decisions on taking risk. The plan, in a very real way, is one of the most sophisticated [...]
Consider what your customer thinks about when they enter your store. They think about two things; what is new and what is on sale? Often, I compare the freshness of inventory in a store to the ripeness of bananas. Fresh, ripe yellow bananas sell at the market and brown bananas do not. If your inventory is [...]
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who [...]
The Break Even is the point where the contribution dollars exactly equal the fixed expenses. The company has not made a profit but there are no losses either. This is a critical number for every business and is built together & reviewed with the client. The break even analysis will identify how much revenue the company must make before it [...]
The Forecasting and Planning service provides the retailer with forecasted sales…and plans all merchandise data, including inventory levels and markdowns for a period of ten months into the future. The reports present a flexible budgeting system, which is updated monthly to provide seasonal open-to-buy recommendations consistent with current business trends. It is based on a [...]