Team Insights


Amanda Astrologo

AMANDA
ASTROLOGO

LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Allocation
  • Replenishment
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Price Mgmt / Optimization
  • Inventory Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  Software Selection:
Creating a Strategic Approach
NRF 2017:
Shaking up
Retail

Blog Post,
01/26/17
Retail Interrupted: Innovation, Big(ger) Data and New Ideas
Blog Post, 04/07/16

Anne Haertle

ANNE HAERTLE
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Assortment Planning
  • Merchandise Process Engineering
  • Organizational Design
  • Software Assessment
  • Training Development and Delivery
  Fashion vs. Basic Assortment Planning:
Developing the Appropriate Product Mix and Inventory Level to Maximize Sales and Profit
     

Clay Parnell

CLAY PARNELL
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Change Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Process Design
  • Systems Implementation
  • Forecasting
  • Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Sourcing
  • Order Management
  Promotional Forecasting:
Reasserting
Control Over
Retail
Promotional
Destinies
Retail Legacy Systems:
Assessment Considerations and Approaches to Modernization
Unraveling the Mysteries of Assortment Planning
Research Study
   
    NRF 2017: Shaking up
Retail

Blog Post,
01/26/17
Macy's: Another Chapter in Retail's Continuing Evolution Story
Blog Post, 08/18/16
A Few Takeaways from Apparel East 2015
Blog Post, 11/05/15
       
        Back to School -
A Note From Parker Avery's Leadership

Blog Post, 08/13/15
Assortment Planning at the Speed of Retail
December 2016
Trends and Retail Strategies For 2016
October 2015

Courtney Albert

COURTNEY
ALBERT

LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Change Management
  • Organizational Design
  • Business Process Design and Improvement
  • Training Strategy, Development and Deployment
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Brand Management and Communications
  • Store Operations
  Brand Connectivity:
Multi-
Dimensional Branding Comes of Age
The Science of eCommerce:
And the Art of Omnichannel
Defining Change:
The Essential Value of Organizational Change Management
   
    The Customer Experience:
Dispelling the Myths in Today's Retail Environment
International Expansion:
Creating a Framework for
an International Retail Expansion Assessment
Fashion vs. Basic Assortment Planning: Developing the Appropriate Product Mix and Inventory Level to Maximize Sales and Profit
       
        A Barrel Full
of...Retail
Branding
Insights

Blog Post,
11/03/16
Holiday 2016:
Key Retail
Initiatives

Blog Post,
10/06/16
What Retailers
Can Learn
from
Flamenco

Blog Post, 09/22/16
                 
        Read more of Courtney's thought leadership

David Birdsall

DAVID BIRDSALL
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Business Process Design
  • Systems Implementation
  • Product Development
  • Sourcing
  • Logistics Visibility
  PLM Mobility:
Enabling Efficiency in an On-Demand World
Retail Solution Implementations:
Fact vs. Fiction
Total Cost to Serve:
Considering Purchasing Factors Impacting Sourcing Costs
   
    Leveraging
PLM to
Enable Supplier Collaboration
and Compliance

Blog Post 07/02/15
Minimizing Supply Chain Disruptions: Leveraging PLM to Reduce Risk
March 2015
   

John Lawing

JOHN LAWING
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Process Design
  • Systems Implementation
  • Product Development
  • Sourcing
  • Warehouse Management
  • Transportation Management
  Retail Solution Implementations:
Fact vs. Fiction
Minimizing Supply Chain Disruptions: Leveraging PLM to Reduce Risk
March 2015
   

Josh Pollack

JOSH POLLACK
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Merchandising
  • Planning and Allocation
  • Inventory Management
  • Demand Planning
  • Replenishment
  • Price Optimization
  • Promotions Management
  • Change Management
  • Organizational Design
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  Promotional
Forecasting:

Reasserting
Control Over
Retail
Promotional
Destinies
Change in the
E-Suite:

Enhancing the Value of Retail Solution Implementations
Retail
Clustering Methods:

Achieving Success with Assortment Planning
   
    Unraveling the Mysteries of Assortment Planning
Research Study
Price Optimization:
The Trade Off

Blog Post, 05/19/16
Blog PostA Tale of 10 Approaches: Assortment Planning and Clustering
Blog Post, 08/10/2015
       
        What you
should know
about Differentiated
Pricing

Blog Post, 03/19/2015
Riding the
Wave Less Traveled: Optimizing a Consistent
Price Policy

Blog Post, 03/05/15
The Two Tides
of Retail Pricing: Riding with Caution

Blog Post, 6/12/2014
                 
        Read more of Josh's thought leadership

Lynne Ward

LYNNE WARD
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Merchandise Systems and Processes
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Master Data Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Financials and Sales Audit
  • Business System Selection and Implementations
  • Quality Review Audits
  The State of
Retail ERP:

Drivers,
Priorities and
Implementation
Considerations
Project
Management:

The Keys to
Project
Success
Social
Clienteling:

The Art of Customer Engagement
   
    Writing Business Requirements:
Strategy and Software Selection Essentials
       

Robert Kaufman

ROBERT KAUFMAN
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Process Design
  • Systems Implementation
  • Product Development
  • Sourcing
  • Logistics Visibility
  Linking Product Development
to the
Customer:

Crowdsourcing,
Collaborative
Design and
Other Innovative Tactics
Out-of-the-Box
PLM:

Solution Implementation Realities and Considerations
NRF 2017: Shaking up
Retail

Blog Post,
01/26/17
   
    Perseverance
Retail Advisor Letter from the CEO, 09/29/16
Achieving
Trust

Retail Advisor Letter from the CEO, 06/30/16
Blog PostSpringing
Forward

Retail Advisor Letter from the CEO, 03/24/16
       
        Out-of-the-Box
Implementation -
Proceed with
Caution

Webcast
Fashion
Wholesaling:
Dead or Alive?

December 2016
New Diagnostic Service for Omnichannel and PLM
January 2014

Rob Oglesby

ROB OGLESBY
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Store Operations
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics & Distrobution
  • Space Management
  • Order Management
  • Process Engineering
  Inventory
Accuracy:

Fundamental
Strategies for
Getting It Right
Store Labor
and Role Transformation:

A New Era for Retail Store Associates
The Role of the Store:
The Power of Brick and Mortar Retailing in the Omnichannel Experience
   
    Customer Satisfaction vs. Store Sales:
Creating Efficient and Effective Inventory Assortment
The Layaway Challenge:
Optimizing Layaway Programs to Benefit the Retailer's Bottom Line
Precision
Matters

Blog Post, 09/10/15
       
        Turning Your Stores into Warehouses: Key Considerations for Success
February 2015
       

Sonia Hernandez

SONIA HERNANDEZ
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Category Management / Buying
  • Price Management / Optimization
  • Promotion Management / Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Space Management
  • Labor Management
  • Merchandise Systems/Integration
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  Data Visibility and Analytics:
Laying the Foundation for Optimizing Information
Unraveling the Mysteries of Assortment Planning
Research Study
NRF 2017: Shaking up
Retail

Blog Post,
01/26/17
   
    The Grocery Store of the Future
December 2016
Optimizing Time to Market
September 2016
Parker Avery Insights from
NRF 2014

Blog Post, 01/23/14

Tricia Gustin

TRICIA
CHISMER GUSTIN

LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Business Transformation
  • Change Management
  • Marketing
  • Package Selection
  • Project Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Retail Store Operations
  Store Labor
and Role Transformation:

A New Era for Retail Store Associates
Social
Clienteling:

The Art of Customer Engagement
Defining
Change:
The Essential Value of Organizational Change Management
   
    New Roles for
Retail -
Managing
Store Labor
in a Changing World
Research Study
Channel
Integration
in the
Store
Research Study
The Big Deal About Big Data
in a Changing World
Research Study
       
        Understanding
the Essential
Value of
Organizational
Change
Management

Webcast
A Lasting
Legacy

Blog Post,
11/10/16
Will Jet.com
become
Walmart.com
2.0?

Blog Post,
10/13/16
                 
        Read more of Tricia's thought leadership