We are excited to be nominated again this year, this time in 4 categories:
Best Retail Insights
Best Business Process Outsourcing
All Round Commerce Partner of the Year
Register now to learn how to unlock the potential of Merchandise Planning in your business, and receive your free checklist on “Winning with Merchandise Planning”.
Attendees who dial in live will also have the chance to be selected for a free consultation with Susan, to help you apply these insights or tackle other Planning topics.
A privilege to be invited to participate as a partner in this exclusive, inaugural event.
The NORA CEO Symposium brought together 45 CEOs / Chairs and Country Heads of leading Australian retail businesses to discuss the potential and the development of the retail industry.
An afternoon of robust discussion, and an evening of uplifting story telling.
Supply Chain Elegance!
Super to be a guest at this invitation only, C-Level and Supply Chain Management event.
A discussion series on "Digitising Supply Chain Management", hosted by BluJay Solutions and facilitated through The Ortus Club, across Melbourne, Sydney, and Singapore.
Engaging and enjoyable. A great community focused initiative from the team at BluJay.
Take a poll on what Merchandise Planning is and does, and you’ll have your work cut out for you interpreting the responses. I’ve seen and heard many descriptions, most falling short of the true power of Planning.
My mantra “Planning as it should be” is about unlocking that potential.
These 6 P’s explore the less obvious nuances of Merchandise Planning.
We are probably all familiar with the Big Bang theory of evolution.
Restated in novice (likely inaccurate terms) - a random collection of unrelated stuff coming together and transforming into something meaningful.
Here follows a recent experience which prompted me to consider a Big Bang model of consumer behaviour.
At this pivotal time, one of the most powerful factors influencing how the new financial year will start, is how this financial year is going to end.
The closing stock of one time period becomes the opening stock of the next.
This means that how we finish up FY19 is vitally important to how we start FY20;
and how we finish FY19 is directly linked to what we do right now.
Now that we’ve settled down to a panic since my last blog topic, we can start to consider what needs to happen before the end of this financial year.
A Review is a good place to start – an assessment of past performance to gain insights and learnings. What I’ve observed is how many businesses do this step, tick the box and leave it there, without actively translating it into a Preview – an extrapolation of those insights, combined with direction, interpreted into a strategy.