First, pat yourself on the back. I know that looking at reports can be confusing …. and frustrating. There is no shortage of numbers and data to access, the problem is knowing what to do with it. By completing the RETAILMavens Richer Retailer Vendor Scorecard you are taking action towards a successful season, and improved cash flow, and THAT sets … Read More
By doing the RETAILMavens Vendor Scorecard, you are listening – not just listening, but hearing – your customers’ needs and wants.
To make the best decisions possible when going to market or placing orders for an upcoming season, you need to come prepared. Of course you’ll want to have your Open To Buy plan (OTB) which tells you how much you should be spending on new inventory, based on your sales history and projections. But your OTB plan is only one … Read More
One Way To Make Your Life Easier My goal is always to make your job easier and point out ways that you can do something once and re-use it! I know how many hats you wear and how much you have to do. I like to call this a “Rinse and Repeat”. Who doesn’t love that? Let’s dig in! … Read More
Do you want to get the VIP treatment from your vendors? I have great tips from insiders to get better deals and terms than you would have before! Clients are always asking me how to work best with vendors – and I have seen how some stores get better treatment than others. I wanted to find out the secrets to … Read More