If you don’t, now is the time to find one. Buying merchandise for your store without open to buy is a little like driving a car with a blindfold on – you might get where you’re going, but the chances for disaster are overwhelming.

Does your open to buy give you a retail dollar buying plan in each merchandise category for each month 12 months into the future? If not, you’re not getting the complete information that you need to be an effective buyer.

Is your open to buy plan based on your anticipated sales and desired turn rates? Sales and turnover are the two forces that drive your store and must be the basis for your open to buy plan.

Are you able to evaluate each month’s sales, beginning inventory and turnover in each department against your projections for the month just ended? Are you able to evaluate up swings and down turns and determine if you are seeing trends? Can you easily make revisions based on this information?

Are you seeing improvement in your turn rates on a regular basis? Turnover is the key to making money in retail. If you’re only focused on increasing your sales and not on increasing your turnover, you’re missing the boat. If your sales increase, but your turn doesn’t, more than likely you’re overbuying and any profit will be buried in depreciating inventory.

Does your open to buy adjust the annual turn rates to reflect the sales impact of each month and adjust for any negatives in the open to buy calculations? These adjustments will make a big difference in ideal beginning inventory levels and in your buying plan. While you will never get down to the dollar, your open to buy plan should bring you in close to your target and keep you moving in the right direction.

If your open to buy does all of the above and does it easily at an affordable price and is accessible to you from any computer, tablet or smartphone and supported whenever you need help, you’re set. If not, you should subscribe to MYOTBPLAN.COM. We do all of the above and more and we guarantee the results. We’ve covered all the bases so you can easily manage your buying to achieve the highest possible sales and also maximize turnover.

Make MYOTBPLAN.COM your OTB plan.

 


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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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