How We Help Retailers

Customized planning to achieve growth, even in challenging times. Within the first year, our merchants see an average 10 to 1 return on investment on their engagement with Blacks.
Turn Data Into Profit With Expert Inventory Planning

We help you find growth areas within your business, and reduce risks. We have a deep understanding of fashion cycles and sales strategies.

Get Guidance From A Dedicated Analyst

Each client has an experienced analyst focused on helping them set and reach goals. We want to be a trusted and valuable member of your team.

Access Online Reports & Financial Planning Tools

Your plans are available 24/7 and regularly updated. Whether you are in market, or meeting with your team, you have access to all the information you need.

Our Services

We take a holistic approach to fuel our client’s business growth, combining expert inventory planning with seasoned advice and trending information.

Inventory Planning

We crunch your monthly inventory numbers and create custom plans, giving you actionable information on your OTB, sales forecasts, and more.

Retail Consulting

We meet with clients every month to review their merchandising plans and set financial goals.

Trend Forecasting

We collect trend data from merchants across the country, giving you greater insight into what  lies ahead.


Our Team

With combined retail experience that spans decades, our team can help you navigate retail cycles with ease. Here are our principals.
Meet the full team here.

Founder & CEO

Executive Vice President & Senior Analyst

Senior Analyst & Consultant

Senior Analyst

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    Our Blog

    Keep up to date with the latest retail trends and insights from our team.

    March ’24 Retail Report: Women’s Wear Regains Momentum

    The Big Picture February’s jobs report came in

    Women’s Wear Update: The Dress Dilemma

    The pattern disruption that came from the pandemic