Pump Up the Profit
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Profitect shares thought leadership perspectives and strategic topics related to the retail value chain including: inventory, delivery and receiving; logistics and warehousing, procurement, back office and point of sale. You will hear from acknowledged experts, corporate executives and analysts on topics related to finance, operations, information technology, ethics, and supply chain.
||The Retail Puzzle||Retail can be viewed as one giant puzzle, consisting of thousands of pieces, one for each entity that makes up the organization. When all of the pieces are in their correct location it forms a beautiful image of profit.||4/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Know Your RRA (Revenue Reducing Activities)||Making sense of Big Data in Retail - Point of Sale - Big Data is a good thing. Big Data in retail is a greater thing. And Big Data in retail POS is the greatest thing. Seriously, the data that can be mined here goes above and beyond sales and custo||3/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thought Challenge||Today more than ever Loss Prevention is less about Loss Prevention and more about being fully integrated into the entire business. For example, how many times have you been involved in initiates that are not specific to driving down shrink but really a...||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Retail, Retold||Our company just came back from NRF 2014’s The Big Show. And it was everything you would imagine it to be. There were companies selling technology and services for literally every facet of retail, and there were retailers there accounting for almost||1/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Missing a Sale Right Under Your Nose||It’s the Last Three Feet of the Supply Chain that Counts Most From the consumer’s perspective there are few things more irritating than making a trip to a store and finding the item is out of stock. Whether you are in the grocery, apparel, hardware,||11/14/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Closing the Gap between Retail Store Manager Capabilities and Management Expectations!||As part of NRF Stores’ Knowledge Series they ran a webcast about seamless operations titled Closing the Gap between Retailer Capabilities and Customer Expectations, which made me think there is another ‘gap’ that retailers might want to close.||10/11/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scooter, Honda, BMW… Shopping for Profit Amplification (Part 2)||Race-car performance or daily driver practicality So maybe the BMW is a faster, more reliable package…But what about user friendliness? Manageability? Is it a daily driver or just a race-car? - Just as when you shop for a car,||9/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scooter, Honda, BMW…Shopping for Profit Amplification (Part 1)||There’s nothing quite like shopping for your first car. Armed with a nominal budget and wits, you set about searching for the perfect automobile that would carry you into the future and unlock all the opportunities you've been missing.||9/4/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Retail is TEEMING with ‘Decision Makers’||Retail is a People Business both in terms of dealing with customers and the volume of people interacting with the business, internally and externally. Perhaps no other business has so many individuals making decisions.||8/23/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Tracking the Use of RFID – part 2: Four common issues and what to do about them||Following our previous blog on RFID, we’ll dig a little deeper into four issues retailers may encounter once they've invested in RFID, and what they can do to resolve them. - Tagging Process Issues Issues can start as early as the actual tagging proc...||8/14/13||Free||View In iTunes|