Randy MacLean, President — WayPoint Analytics
•profit reports •product Line •profit strategy •QPM •pricing strategies •Quantum Profit Management (QPM)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018—Operations folks can make a real contribution to profitability by looking closely at product line profitability, and by bringing vendor partners into the fight for profits.
In this 30-minute session, you'll see how to identify and prioritize the vendors and products for profit gains, examine and strategize pricing practices, and work with vendors to create mutual gains for vendors, customers, and your company.
The webinar includes a discussion on how the operations end of the business can have a significant impact on net profitability and takes a look at profits from a product line stance.
• Peak Internal Profit Report
• Accumulated SKU Profit (whale) Report
• Accumulated Profit (SKU) Report
• SKU Ranking by Popularity Report
• Vendor by Profit Delta Report
For more information about Randy MacLean, visit: www.waypointanalytics.net
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