Most merchandise offices today struggle to keep pace with the shifting needs of shoppers. Not only must they effectively interact wherever and however shoppers want but must simultaneously react to escalating management demands.
And with all that pressure, merchandise planners must also somehow find time to evaluate and execute on emerging trends like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
In this informative and insightful webinar, Paula Rosenblum of Retail Systems Research presents the top five planning trends as identified by their latest Merchandising Benchmark Report. Peter Charness of Aptos, follows with five practical tips for finding efficiencies within the planning process and creating more time to pursue new priorities and trends.
Finally, to expand further, retail strategy expert Carol Spieckerman from RetailWire’s BrainTrust panel joins Paula and Peter for a lively discussion and audience Q&A.