Friday, August 17, 2012

Complimentary Retail Metrics Webinar Series

Complimentary for All Retailers
September 25th - October 30th

We would like to invite you to our upcoming series of webinars covering retail metrics. All retailers are invited to these complementary webinars hosted by One Step Retail Solutions featuring award winning retail consultant, Dan Jablons of Retail Smart Guys.

About Dan Jablons: Dan Jablons
worked in retail while attending the Ohio State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Production. He has worked with retailers such as Walmart, Target, JC Penney, American Apparel, Betsey Johnson, Donna Karan, Jimmy Choo, Charles David, Diesel, Oakley, Tumi, Hollywood Bowl, and many others. Dan was the VP Operations for One Step Retail Solutions for over 10 years and continues to maintain a close relationship with the company.

In addition to his vast retail background, Dan also has a background in improvisational theatre. He has performed with comedy troupes all across the USA, and recently appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Dan combines his extensive knowledge of retail with his comedy skills to become one of the industry's most popular speakers.

About One Step Retail Solutions: One Step Retail Solutions is ranked as one of the top resellers and service providers for some of the most comprehensive and state of the art retail POS software solutions in the industry. Taking a consultative approach to retail technology and helping thousands of retailers nationwide achieve their dreams.

Sept 25, Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm - Retail Metrics: An Introduction to KPIs REGISTER
In a lively discussion introducing the Key Performance Indicators that every Retailer should use to manage their store, Dan Jablons will enlighten you on the basics of metrics for your store and how to use these statistics to sharpen your buying and improve your stores performance.

Oct 2, Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm - Retail Metrics: Days of Supply and Inventory Turn REGISTER
Whether you have a seasonal business or year-round sales, you need to know your days of supply and how to use these to match lead times, without losing sales. Also find out how to increase your Turn as much as possible without having to take markdowns, resulting in more profits.

Oct 9, Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm – Retail Metrics: Stock to Sales Ratio REGISTER
Stock to Sales Ratio is a key statistic for measuring whether or not you are overstocked. Further, learn how to use the stock to sales ratio to plan purchases and ensure that you have the precisely correct inventories each month to match your sales forecasts.

Oct 16, Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm – Retail Metrics: Sell Through Percentage REGISTER
Sell Through Percentage is especially important for seasonal merchandise, since the goal is to be out of stock of seasonal merchandise by the end of the season. But most inventory has a “season” and every retailer can benefit from understanding this metric.

Oct 23, Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm – Retail Metrics: Gross Margin Return on Investment REGISTER
Simply, for every dollar invested, how many dollars did you get back? Was it worth the investment to make that profit? Explore the mysteries of GMROI and discover how this can be the most important metric for a retailer. Find out how to figure the GMROI on your entire inventory or on just one single item.

Oct 30, Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm – Retail Metrics: KPIs, Putting It All Together REGISTER
All of this information comes down to one simple question: do I have the right inventory in the right place at the right time? If you don’t know, the KPI’s will tell you just that. But how do you use them all together? And can they predict the future as well as report the past?

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