Step 1: TRIANGULATE PRICES

  • Suggested Retail Price
  • Wholesales Price
  • Target FOB
  • Desired Margins vs Reasonable Margins

Step 2: CONFIGURE MATERIAL MATRIX

  • Segregated by demographics
  • Segregated by seasons
  • Segregated by margin options

Step 3: MANAGE VENDOR RELATIONSHIPS

  • Negotiate price, timeline & options for delivery
  • Assess & Assure quality & quantity
  • Evaluate vendor supply chain