We can assist you in running a more profitable business than you already have.
We have over 60 years combined experience assisting retail businesses such as Grocery, Pharmacy, Convenience, Specialty & General Retail.
- Software & hardware roll-outs.
- Implement gift card program roll-outs.
- Implement new program roll-outs for the stores or at head office.
- Design web based storage for access to secure company documents.
- Develop online reporting tools to assist head office analyze store POS data.
- Custom email capture program roll-out to allow us to send newsletters to customers.
- Design tools to analyze POS data when functionality not available within the POS software.
- Design tools to facilitate stock transfers between stores to maximize profits on items that are slow movers.
“Our job is to make the best out of the existing hardware, software & systems in place”
Management & Staffing:
- Sourcing Managers and Employees.
- Develop Salary / Compensation program.
- Ultilizng a scorecard to better understand the degree of comprehension / retention.
- Designing Management and Staffing requirements – building operationalsStrengths.
“#1 Rule – Retail is Detail / #2 Rule – Profit is not a dirty word / #3 Rule – Refer to Rule #1”
Inventory, Procurement, Merchandising:
- Inside vendor program development.
- Leveraging your distribution network.
- Budgeting sales and developing growth.
- Cost management programs & practices.
- Vendor management – Getting what you deserve.
- DSD Programs – Maximizing the sales opportunity.
- Advertising and merchandising programs that work.
- Streamline the product ordering process utilizing sales history.
- Identify items that should be warehoused to maximize profitability.
- Identify products not selling before they expire or must be discounted.
- Reduce unnecessary capital tied up in stores by analyzing inventory, wastage / shrinkage.
- Utilize POS software to perform cycle counts, year-end counts, while the store is open or closed depending on the software.
“Our mission is to streamline your business & to leverage programs, assets & areas most organizations never get to”
- Maximizing your flyer sales coverage.
- Promotions that drive sales and profitability.
- Demographic reporting – Use it as your advantage.
- Who are your customers? Communication with them at all levels on a regular basis.
“We will always be conscious of our responsibility & accountability to customers, colleagues, suppliers & the retail community. We will strive to achieve & exceed the quality & desired outcome of any task taken on”
Sales, Reporting, Accounting:
- When to reinvest and when to get out.
- Maximizing sales within your four walls.
- Proven sales generation polices and procedures.
- Simplify & standardize reporting for owners and managers.
- Develop pricing strategies in competitive areas and situations.
- Indepth profitability stragaties – What works – What doesn’t.
- Establishing a strategic position for a wholesale or Independent Banner.
- On going store analysis with Owners / Managers on top and bottom selling Items.
- Year end inventory and value analysis reporting to determine how the store(s) has performed compared to previous years.
- Understand accounting processes and it’s reporting & the integration between finance & inventory control.
- Analyzing promotions to identify if it was a success and how the product sales differed in different locations.
“Our job is to assist retail customers to become more successful by providing guidance through industry proven processes & procedures, allowing you to become a more successful & profitable retailer”
I.T Management, Training, Operating Procedures:
- Manage IT infrastructure at Store / Head office level.
- Build standardized processes & procedures for the stores to follow.
- Front and back end POS software installation management and usage.
- Training Managers and Owners on budgeting, expenses, and store goals.
- Troubleshoot IT issues remotely and onsite for the networks and systems.
- Research new products for roll-outs and standardization throughout the chain.
- Follow thorough with procedures created on reporting, spoilage, expiry issues etc.
- Facilitate training seminars on site, remotely or in group sessions, for Store Owners, Managers, and Staff.
- Train Managers how to best use the POS system and what reports and numbers to focus on to remain profitable.
“We bridge, streamline & build solutions for the Corporate entity to create more value for Owners & the Franchisees”