Inventory Planning and Management

Sometimes you find yourself at a crossroads with inventory planning or have reached a plateau and need to move to the next level but you’re not sure how. Maybe you just want to change things up a bit with your product offerings.
Here are some of the ways we can help: 
  • review current purchasing and inventory control methods
  • review current and projected sales, margins, and expenses
  • define product criteria (so you’re not just buying on a whim)
  • find opportunities to improve your existing inventory and product selection for increased profitability 
  • plan for short-term and long-term strategies to optimize your sales and gross margins
  • develop sales proformas to determine OTB (open-to-buy) plans and organize inventory into hierarchal departments for more productive buying
  • audit your stockroom organization and management and create plans for better efficiency
  • source new products/vendors and/or services to better serve your target market
  • offer consultation on personal and business goals

Trend Scouts & Product Procurement

Our retail specialists scour the industry for resources. We can:

  • accompany you to national markets and be your guide through the wholesale buying experience
  • offer product recommendations
  • assist in developing good vendor relations 
  • help with placing orders

Looking to develop a line of private labeled merchandise? We can:

  • help identify brand objectives
  • create and develop branded products
  • create brand artwork
  • create and source custom packaging 

Let us be your trend scouts!

Store Operations & Selling

Critical to the success of a retail business is store operations. We have an extraordinary range of experience and expertise in the management of retail store operations including POS system selection and management, and store policies. 

A business is nothing without customers, and memorable customer experiences are an integral part of a successful business.  By improving a shopper’s experience, our team can help you increase the number of repeat/loyal customers by implementing the following strategies:

  • defining your current and ideal customer
  • developing staff guidelines and procedures 
  • training staff in sales techniques
  • training staff in building good communication skills and better engagement with customers
  • educating on products and services offered
  • providing tools and ideas for team building

Let us help you with inventory planning and management, trend scouts/product procurement and store operations/selling