Areas of Expertise
GJM Associates, Inc. is a consulting firm that focuses on all
aspects of merchandising operations for direct marketing companies. This core
competency enables GJM Associates, Inc. to successfully uncover "hidden" savings
in all areas of the supply-side chain.
A few examples include:
Merchandise assortment planning (efficient item/SKU & space utilizations)
Category/item level forecasting (improve buying requirements, delivery
timing and “in-season” overstock identification)
Inventory Management (ensure ALL operating areas are “in-sync” with
corporate merchandising/marketing directions)
Consistency of Marketing & Merchandising plans
Integration of Creative schedules to Merchandising/Marketing
Establish Financial “Open to Buy” Plans (enabling controls of both
spending and overstock levels, thereby improving cash flow)
DC operations (Improve bin profiling and more efficient item flow
Call Centers (Establish communication methods to ensure CSRs have up to
date information regarding product status, item problems, etc. thereby
improving customer service)
Reduce Inbound Freight Expense.
We perform a cost free confidential audit of current freight expense (LTL, TL,
International, etc.). In
addition to improving control, many clients have averaged a 24% savings.
Complete Gross Margin Audits (covering often overlooked “hidden” costs)
Item profitability models (enables “up front” decisions regarding item
requirements, costing, space requirements, etc. to ensure profitability).
This broad “hands-on experience” in retail, wholesale and catalog industries
(including "start-ups" and "turn-arounds” ) allows GJM Associates, Inc. to
quickly identify cost inefficiencies, establish cost cutting measures, and
implement long-term profit strategies.
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