There’s a new Sheriff in town… CMROI

There’s a new Sheriff in town… CMROI When it comes to merchandise planning we have always used Inventory Turn and GMROI (gross margin return on investment) to measure our inventory performance. While both are very effective KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) they don’t always give us a true picture on how the CASH invested in that…

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Your Bridge to the Future is NOW!

Look at Instagram, email marketing, videos, Facebook, and new and emerging social media. All have given new startups and incumbent retailers a phenomenal new path to be a part of their customers lives, every day. There are thousands of what we call “garage front” retailers. Fast Fashion and the Internet have created an easy access…

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Your Inventory Says “Date Me!”

No I am not asking you out, although I am sure you are lovely. I am not asking you to guess my age based on my baldness. Nor am I talking about going for tasty food. I am taking about your inventory asking for help with stock analysis and flow. Although you are cool, your…

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What you need to know about Ransomware

Stay safe from Ransomware

You’ve likely heard all about WannaCry or XData Ransomeware that is making the rounds. What is ransomware? How can you avoid it? Here are some resources to help you know more and to stay safe. What is ransomware? Ransomware prevents users from accessing their system by locking the system’s screen or by locking the users’ files…

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Retail Council of Canada Webinars

In the case that you’ve missed one, The Retail Council of Canada is offers a list of recorded Webinars as a retailer resource on it’s website. Covering topics that range from staffing and managing to online marketing, there’s plenty of information for the watching, and something for everyone. Members can visit the Retail Council of…

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