Why January Is The Perfect Time To Start Planning

Three Reasons to Begin Inventory Planning Early

The ball dropping signifying 2014 can only mean one thing for retailers, time to take a (dreaded) inventory. As you get ready to scan, count…

My Journey Into the World of OTB (Part IV)

10 Open-to-Buy Takeaways

Top 10 Takeaways About Open-to-Buy Well friends, you have made it through our open-to-buy mini-series. Below are the 10 most important things we think you should…

My Journey Into the World of OTB (Part III)

The Importance of Planned Inventories and Sales

Why Plan in Retail? It is all starting to fall into place. I always knew it was important to operate a retail store with an…

My Journey Into the World of OTB (Part II)

Top 10 Inventory Management Terms

Today we are going to go over my TOP 10 inventory management terms and abbreviations: 1. OTB (also know as the big, bad Open-to-Buy) OTB…

My Journey Into the World of OTB (Part I)

Inventory Management Boot Camp

This month’s Shop Talk will be a 4 part mini-series focused on understanding the importance of planning and open-to-buy. Our newest team member, Sammy, will…