If your purchasing decisions are driven more by sentiment than by science, you’re making unnecessarily risky inventory investments. Proper buying planning can help you increase your profit margins and ROI by serving as a reference guide to keeping your store stocked with the right products at the right time.
Learn how to create a buying plan by joining us for the second webinar in our three-part ‘Buying Playbook’ webinar series.
Buying Playbook: Creating A Foolproof Buying Plan
Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 2:00 PM ET
What You’ll Learn…
- The fundamental components of and tactics for creating a foolproof buying plan
- Which contingencies are most effective for managing unexpected change
- How involving your vendors in the planning process can save you time and money
- How the right technology can help you save time and avoid purchasing errors
Meet the Webinar Hosts:
With 5 years’ experience buying and managing inventory in a retail franchise environment, Jimmy understands the importance of consistent and data-driven retail operations. He’s seen first-hand how planning influences profitability. Today, Jimmy leads the RICS’ Support Team, helping retailers proactively plan and successfully execute their inventory management strategies.
Adam Van Slyke
Footwear Retail Planner
Fleet Feet Sports
Adam has over 10 years of buying and inventory management experience. He oversees the entire footwear category for Fleet Feet Sports with the goal of addressing their customers’ ever-changing needs. Adam is responsible for forecasting and managing inventory levels, implementing contingencies when necessary, and training franchisees on retail buying best practices.