Addressing Too Little Visibility and Even Less Time

Old world companies tend to struggle more than before, while Digitally Native Brands/Direct to Consumer companies with brilliant new offerings* grow rapidly and suddenly reach an inflection point where buying inventory without boundaries can no longer be sustained. The retail world changed too. Sales from e-commerce have sapped business from Brick and Mortar stores. Companies […]

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A Sanity Check For Your Assortment

As the holiday season comes to an end it’s a good time to reflect on what worked- and didn’t in your 2018 assortment. Studying the business by item- the productivity versus the investment made in each- cost, space, resources to manage, etc. can help determine what earns another year in the assortment. This process is […]

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Holiday Season Dogfight

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone but the holiday selling season is far from over. The commentators have put their musings and predictions out there. Consumers will have the final word. The (so-called) impeding death of malls and stodgy chains will be further discussed. So, what’s a retailer to do? Was their […]

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