More than just a merchandising plan … Strategy – Your Blacks’ analyst prepares you to go to market by analyzing your classifications and developing seasonal and monthly budgets for delivering
Retailers sometimes ask us about the value of professional inventory planning. We’re biased, of course, but we consider it essential! Here’s why: –Without a merchandising process/plan, you will never actualize
Some readers have asked what we are focused on right now. I’d like to talk about two things: 1. The rebound we expect in the latter half of the spring/summer
January has been as bad, if not worse, than any month since the start of the pandemic. How should I read the current month as I look at the immediate future?
Q: Everyone expects Q1 to be difficult as we wait for vaccine rollouts to bring stability to consumers’ lives, and ours. What’s your advice for retailers to help us get
Q: Vendors are already pushing for fall 2021 orders. I don’t have a clear picture of the balance of fall ‘20 yet, and spring ‘21 seems like a mile away.