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How to Plan for the Weather In Order to Maximize Sales

In a perfect world, your retail partner would have the right quantity of stock for every item in every store. Reality, however, gets in the way...

How Tariffs are Affecting the Auto Industry

In July 2018, the auto industry’s trade groups published an open letter to President Trump, urging him not to increase import tariffs on autos and...

How to Increase Sales at Your Lowest Performing Stores

You know which of your stores are performing poorly, but do you know the why behind the low sales figures and how to address it? Point-of-sale data is...

Analyzing Your Walmart POS Data

As a supplier, Walmart’s Retail Link system gives you access to a sophisticated and extensive database of critical point-of-sale (POS) data. It’s...

Picking the Loser in the US-China Trade War

There is no shortage of newspaper columns filled with speculation about the possible consequences of a trade war between the US and China. As with any...

Trade Shows and Connecting With Your Buyer

There are plenty of reasons to go to a trade show; they are busy events full of opportunity to sell more product and build relationships. Companies...