Operations & Warehousing

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Profitability Consulting Group
How to Grow While Maintaining Margins

Submitted by Taylor Ganz, Profitability Consulting Group When John Egger founded our company, he christened it “Profitability Consulting Group“ (PCG) for a reason. While we believe and preach sustainable sales growth, growth without profit and positive cash flow can be disastrous for your profit margins. And this was what we

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Jonathan Schulman
Focus on Your Existing Customers

As a marketer and ad manager focused on hooking that shiny new customer, I didn’t consider my existing customers. I was so enthralled with developing effective creative collateral, making clever ad buys, and planning the calendar out so it would coincide with the merchandise I was bringing that I lost

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Arthur J. Gallagher
Is your inventory properly insured?

A retail business’ success relies on the stock it can carry. To make a profit, you must sell products; as you can’t sell what you don’t have, maintaining a sizeable inventory is imperative. With so much capital invested, insuring your inventory is vital for retailers. At any given time, displayed

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Service Technologies, Inc.
Four steps to improve operational service inefficiencies

Finding ways to add to your bottom line can be a challenge for those who experience service and operational inefficiencies. Below are four simple best practices that may improve and streamline some of those challenges. 1. Employ sound repair services options Instead of returning a product, customers are most likely

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GigaCloud Technology
GigaCloud Technology Reimagines Global B2B

GigaCloud Technology is a Home Furnishings Association Solution Partner that can help members with their supply chain struggles. Reimagine Global B2B with GigaCloud Technology, browse, buy, and deliver thousands of products at your fingertips. First and foremost, GigaCloud Technology is a facilitator for both sourcing and fulfillment. For too long,

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Home Furnishings Association
Demand Planning with Inflation Impacts Retailers

Demand Planning with Unprecedented Inflation and Economic Headwinds The dirty “I” word has reared its ugly head. According to usinflationcalculator.com, The US Inflation rate hit a new 40-year high in May 2022. This new era of inflationary pressure brings with it a depression of consumer confidence that poses significant implications

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Profit Chain
How to plan inventory levels in today’s environment

Congratulations! You have managed through a period of economic upheaval not seen in generations. Over the last two years, the global economy has experienced unprecedented supply and demand disruptions. Unfortunately, the global supply chain’s existing risks will persist in the near term. For the first time in their living memory,

4 tips to Improve operational efficiencies_HFA blog
Service Technologies, Inc.
Four tips to Improve operational efficiencies

Finding ways to add to your bottom line can be a challenge for those who experience operational inefficiencies. Four simple best practices that could improve and streamline some of those challenges and improve your operational efficiencies are outlined below. Employ sound repair services options Instead of returning a product, customers

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