Who is this document for?

This thought leadership article is written for professionals in retail organizations in a variety of verticals who are involved with retail technology solutions, particularly in the area of merchandise financial planning. This may include senior executives, information technology, merchants, finance, and more.

What will I learn about?

While the retail business is not exactly Formula 1 auto racing, the two certainly have similar characteristics – close competitors, treacherous curves, loyal fans, and always a surprise around the next corner – with big rewards for the winner in the end. They also rely on three similar critical success factors: a highly skilled driver, the most cutting-edge equipment, and a finely-tuned crew, all of which need to work together. Having a successful outcome in retail depends on these factors working in unison.

In this Mi9 Retail thought leadership article, you will learn:

  • what’s keeping you from the pole position
  • how to defy the obstacles on the road to success
  • how open-to-buy helps drive purchasing
  • and much more.
Race to Success with Merchandise Financial Planning