BUYING & PLANNING OBJECTIVES
Develop a strong foundation of best practices, strategies, and innovations in:
Product selection and buying
Pre-season planning and forecasting
Negotiation and supply chain
Manipulate sales, profit, and productivity metrics to achieve organizational goals.
Effectively read risk and opportunity to support business growth.
Create future season strategies for a retail business, manipulating the various aspects to increase sales, profit, and customer loyalty.
Develop an awareness of planning's affect on cross-functional teams and the customer experience.
Build a broader toolbox for making sound business growth decisions.