12:00 noon-1:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

MANAGING INVENTORIES:

Maximizing Opportunities and Minimizing Pain

in the COVID-19 Enviroment

in partnership with

Falling Sales . . . . Inventory Glut . . . . Supply Chain Disruption . . . . Accelerated Store Closings . . . . Record Retail Bankruptcies . . . .

the pain is real.

Join us to learn how, by employing best practices, retailers, suppliers and licensors can maximize opportunities while minimizing the pain inflicted by this current pandemic.

SFNet and RMS have partnered with Enhanced Retail Solutions, a leading Inventory Planning and Retail Analytic Specialist, to co-host this online event. The discussion will include:

  • Tracking e-comm sales – has a shift taken place?

  • Reviewing store level data – critical when stores start to reopen and when one needs to manage limited inventory

  • Tracking lost sales & re-forecasting

  • Balancing inventory

  • Using demographics and other attributes to determine their impact on sales

  • Managing risk

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

 Jim Lewis

 Founder & CEO

 Enhanced Retail Solutions LLC

Jim is a former JC Penney buyer. He managed or bought key categories in Men's, Children's and Home Textiles throughout his 20+ year career there.

Fees:

RMS Members: $10

Guests: $75*

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

 

Time: 12:00 noon-1:00 pm EDT

Location: 

Dail-in instructions will be emailed one day prior to the event.

* If you're not an RMS member, now is the time to join. Join now and your membership fee will include complimentary attendance at this webinar.

Benefits of membership include: reduced rates on webinars, meetings and conferences; complimentary attendance at our Roundable online discussions; "Top Takeaways"-capsule summaries of most meetings and webinars; Membership Directory for networking purposes.

Recognizing a trend that retailers were increasing their expectations of the supplier base, Jim founded ERS in 2002 to help improve the retail business acumen of suppliers. Jim has been featured in Apparel, Toy Licensing and other general publications and has conducted seminars at industry associations and trade shows including MAGIC. Jim is frequently asked to guest lecture at his alma mater, The University of Florida at the Miller Center for Retailing and was selected to join its Executive Advisory Board.

Paul Warren

Director of Consulting

Enhanced Retail Solutions LLC

With his research background in history studies and experiences amalgamating information from dozens of inputs, Paul brings technical expertise and a perspective unique to trend analysis to the

the company. Paul graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University with a major in History and minor in Economics and has been a member of our consulting team for over 10 years.

Beth Barone

Director, Business Development and Sales Operations

DeLonghi Group

 

At the DeLonghi Group, Beth manages the client services, sales operations and EDI business teams that support consumer retail business channels. Her strategic initiatives have included the successful launch of DeLonghi’s North America drop shipment program, integration support for 

the Nespresso machine business, system build for a national sell out tool, the launch of a refreshed refurbished product business model, California Prop 65 notifications and retail compliance penalty reviews. Prior to joining DeLonghi in 2016, Beth spent 14 years at Sony Electronics, most recently as Director of Sales and Operations. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Minot University.

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