Category Archives: Activity Based Costing

Re-posted with permission from Supermarket News | By Jim Hertel   Slow growth usually results in cost-cutting measures to keep profits rising. But the latest trend in cost cutting seems deeper and more pervasive than at any time in decades, and it’s occurring during a nominal... View Post
Challenges A mid-sized CPG manufacturer was seeking growth opportunities in small-footprint, extreme-value retail formats, but was challenged to hit target retail economics. Additionally, the client had issues protecting against large-format margin compression, inventory losses, and... View Post
Jon Hauptman and Craig Rosenblum will be guest panelists at the upcoming show for the National Grocers Association. The show is being held February 9-12 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. About the Workshops Jon Hauptman | Fresh Foods Track Marketing and Merchandising Local Product – Case... View Post
Most organizations today develop assortment plans using a one-size-fits-all approach with some customization across store clusters using rules-based modeling.  For some categories, there is very little demand variance across stores and this approach works.  However, many categories experience... View Post