Improve your buying.
Control your inventory.
Raise your profits.

Every retailer needs open to buy planning…

WHAT IS
OPEN TO BUY?

Open to buy is a mathematical process that enables retailers to forecast their buying needs 12 months into the future based on anticipated sales and desired turn rates.

WHY YOU NEED
OPEN TO BUY PLANNING?

Guessing about your buying results in overbuying, excess invoices, markdowns and cash flow problems. Suppliers push delivery dates further out and encourage you to buy more. Plan and control your buying to maximize profits.

SUCCEED WITH OUR
OPEN TO BUY SOFTWARE

Easy to use with explanations for every screen, our program is accurate, affordable, accessible from any device, supported 10/7, requires no contract and is guaranteed to improve your buying, inventory position and cash flow.

Retail changes constantly.

Stay on target with our open to buy.

Our program clearly shows your trends up and down in each department and allows you to make revisions to keep your buying plans accurate.

Continuing to maximize turnover whether sales are up or down will reduce your markdowns and grow your profits.

 is your best option.

  • Easy to use.

    We guide you sequentially through the entire setup with Help for every screen. Monthly upkeep takes very little time.

  • More accurate.

    We take unique steps to insure a buying plan accurate for your strong selling months as well as your slower months.

  • Affordable.

    Our program is an exceptional value compared to other systems or services. If you follow the plan, you'll consider the cost a drop in the bucket.

  • More accessible.

    Being online, you are able to access and update your data at anytime from any computer, tablet or smartphone.

Support when you need it!

We're with you every step of the way. We offer free phone support 10 hours every day of the year. We check our email every 10 minutes. Additionally, the program has help information explaining each step for every screen.

Performance Guaranteed

  • More Targeted Buying
  • Faster Turnover
  • Leaner, Better Balanced Inventory
  • Reduced Markdowns
  • Improved Cashflow

Read the full guarantee

From our Blog:

Be Prepared for the shows with an Open To Buy Plan!


It’s Show Time. And you have much to consider. There’s going to be new ideas and new merchandise that will generate excitement and enhance your sales. I was always anxious to go to shows to see what new and to insure my store was first in town to offer the new items. All your friends, … Read more

Open To Buy is much like Flossing!


Really? What do flossing and open to buy have in common? Well, not too much except that no one enjoys the process and everyone enjoys the results. There are many things in life that must be done that are not really enjoyable, but if you make doing them part of your routine, the results are … Read more

Open To Buy will grow your Turnover!


Over the years, retailers have asked me, “What turn rates should I use?” They’ve asked about industry standards, industry averages, and about everything else you might imagine to give them a handle on what they should be doing. Turnover is a moving target and a retailer needs to use it to help him constantly grow … Read more

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Subscription Information

By filling out the form below, you are merely indicating your interest in becoming a subscriber to myotbplan.com. The cost per store is $150 / month and includes 30 departments. Additional departments are available at 10 departments for $25/month.

We will call you (if you are in the US) or email you with additional information and ask for your credit card information as the subscription cost is charged to your credit card automatically every 30 days.

There is no contract and every subscriber is covered by our Performance Guarantee. The system is supported from 9AM to 7PM PST 365 days a year and you are encouraged to call as often as you have questions.

You will be required to read our general instructions before you begin filling in your data and there is detailed information about each screen on the screen you're working by simply clicking the Help icon at the top.

The program is easy to use, accurate, affordable, accessible, supported and guaranteed. It's simply the best open to buy plan available. We will contact you as soon as we received your information. Please be complete.

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