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    Retail Smart Guys are boosting sales for their clients worldwide!

    Hello all, I’m happy to report that our clients YTD Sales are up 18% on average, but down 11% on average in inventory. That’s a significant increase in sales while keeping inventory costs low. Retail Smart Guys is proud of the notable progress that our clients have made! Best, Dan Jablons dan@retailsmartguys.com Retail Smart Guys www.retailsmartguys.com Cell: 818-720-2585 A Proud Affiliate of Management One ABOUT RETAIL SMART GUYS Retail Smart Guys is a consulting firm, specializing in assisting retail stores with their inventory planning and open to buy.  The firm was started by Dan Jablons, who has 30 years of experience working in and consulting with retail companies, from single-store mom-and-pop…

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    Retail Smart Guys Wins Top Sales Award, Again

    Tucson, Arizona (May 1, 2012) – Retail Smart Guys, a retail consulting firm specializing in open-to-buy planning, inventory control, and cash flow management, has once again won the top sales award from Management One, a national sales and consulting firm specializing in retail planning.  The award was announced at Management One’s national affiliate conference. “We are proud to have won this award again,” said Dan Jablons, President of Retail Smart Guys.  “We are very focused on helping retailers plan their businesses better so that they recognize higher profits and superior cash flow.  This award validates that we are doing just that.” This is not the first time that Retail Smart…

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    Retail Survival Seminar sponsored by IBM, Retail Pro, and featuring Dan Jablons

    Hello all, I have been asked to do a series of webinars.  The request came from IBM, Retail Pro, and ScanSource.  There will be 3 webinars in total.  The first is all about the most successful ways to manage your inventory, staff, and customers. It’s only an hour, but I’m sure you’ll get something of value from it. All three webinars are listed on this page: http://www.retailpro.com/community/webinar.php You can also sign up for any of the webinars there. If you have any questions about them, write to me at dan@retailsmartguys.com.  I hope you can attend the webinars.  I think you’ll find them informative and fun! Best, Dan Jablons Retail Smart…

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    Here is the perfect bit of prose for This Economy

    The Man Who Sold Hot Dogs He was hard of hearing, so he had no radio. He had trouble with his eyes, so he had no newspaper. But he sold good hot dogs. He put up a sign on the highway, telling how good they were. He stood by the side of the road and cried, “Buy a hot dog, mister!” And people bought. He increased his meat and bun order, and he bought a bigger stove to take care of his trade. He got his son home from college to help him. But then something happened. His son said, “Father, haven’t you been listening to the radio? There’s a…

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    Why People Hire Us

    Does any of this sound familiar? “I feel I have to markdown everything in order to sell it” “My sales volume is increasing, but I don’t have any cash!” You have more month than you have money. “How much is enough?” Your inventory becomes wall paper. You see it every day; it does not change. “I bought too many of those shorts.” Your salary is sitting on the shelf instead in your bank account. The accountant says you need to grow your business, but does not say how to do it. Shall I go on? You get the point. There are so many factors and conditions in a retail store…