Tips and Insight on becoming a profitable retail store

Open To Buy Will Improve Your Trade Show Experience!

When you head to MAGIC or any other trade show – be prepared! There’s many things you can do in advance, but the most important are 1) prepare an open to buy plan, and 2) wear your most comfortable shoes!!!!! As with any trade show you will be dazzled. Not only with the amount and … Read more

Open To Buy will Tally Your Customers Votes!

A great open to buy system will not only develop a buying plan to keep your store on the path to success, it will show you monthly results so you can make course corrections as things change – and they will. This is another thing you can’t do in your head! You do your best … Read more

Success Is A Partnership – You and Open To Buy!

You have so much talent and yet so much to do, why not let us help with the one thing your creative brain won’t do. Let us tell you how much to spend to keep your inventory leaner, better balanced, and turning faster. Let us tell you how much to spend so you can eliminate … Read more

It’s A New Year! It’s Time to get Serious!

2019 is now a memory. For some a fond one. For many a painful one. Retailers have a lot on their plates going forward, but consider this – you’ve done the hard work of building your business. It will have ups and downs. You can make money whether your store(s) are headed up or down … Read more

Knowing How Much To Buy is the Greatest Gift of All!

Every time you go to a show, every time you go to a merchandise mart, every time you see a rep what a gift it would be to know exactly how much you could spend (if any). No more guessing, no more bloated inventory, no more excess invoices, no more markdowns (almost), no more cash … Read more

Will Your December Profits Be In The Bank or On Your Shelves?

Year after year, retailers build their inventory for the holidays. They don’t want to miss any sales and hope to bring in new customers. Both are worthy goals, but too much of a good thing can spell disaster. When the hysteria dies down will you be looking at a full store going into January? You … Read more


Join the smart retailers who are getting their “ducks in a row” right now to insure success in 2020. Even though you’re busy selling everything in sight, don’t pass up this chance to really learn about the inventory condition of your store – present and future. Only with open to buy planning will you actually … Read more


Even though you’re busy selling everything in sight, don’t pass up this chance to really learn about the inventory condition of your store – present and future. Only with open to buy planning will you actually know where your current inventory and your future orders are out of balance. Sure, you know your customers and … Read more

Let Us Help You Prepare for the January Shows!

Of course, SELLING is the only thing you’re thinking about right now, but you also need to be thinking about the January shows. Do you know how much to buy in each merchandise department for each of the next 12 months to support your anticipated sales and achieve your desired turn rates? Guessing is not … Read more


We shouldn’t have to make this offer, but if it helps to get you into using then we’re both ahead. Once you set up the program, you’ll immediately see how your current inventory and future orders are out of balance. Then we want you to take action and bring both into line. Once you … Read more

Information Needed to Set Up

Not much information is actually needed and it shouldn’t take you very long to get set up. You need: Your merchandise departments (the program includes 30 available departments). 12 months of sales (the most recent 12 months) in each department. A current inventory (one figure in retail dollars for each department). That’s it. will … Read more

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By filling out the form below, you are merely indicating your interest in becoming a subscriber to 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.

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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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