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
   
    Time to Repair the Roof
Blog Post,
08/17/17
"Priming" for Holiday 2017
Blog Post,
07/20/17
Change (management) is in the air
Blog Post,
04/06/17
       
        Christmas Delivery Crisis Sparks Retail Innovation
Roadie,
August 2017
Roundtable: Industry Insiders on the Promising Future of In-Store Retail
ThirdChannel,
June 2017
Assortment Planning at the Speed of Retail
RIS News,
December 2016
        Read more of Clay's thought leadership

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
       
        Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" – Change Management
Blog Post,
03/30/17
What Retailers
Can Learn
from
Flamenco

Blog Post,
09/22/16
Holiday marketing – Luxury Memo special report
Luxury Daily,
September 2017
(subscription required)
                 
        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
   
    Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" -- Retail Package Selection & Strategy
Blog Post
, 02/23/17
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
Omnichanging Retail
Blog Post,
07/27/17
Price Elasticity and Profits: Helping a Client Crack the Code
Blog Post,
05/18/17
       
        Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" – Change Management
Blog Post,
03/30/17
Price Optimization:
The Trade Off

Blog Post,
05/19/16
Promotional Forecasting: Reasserting Control Over Promotional Destinies
Apparel Magazine,
May 2017
                 
        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
Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" -- Retail Package Selection & Strategy
Blog Post,
02/23/17
   

Michele

MICHELE HERNANDEZ
LinkedIn
  Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Forecasting & Replenishment
  • Allocation
  • Inventory Management
  • Merchandising / Buying
  • Assortment Planning / Key Item Planning
  • Ecommerce
  • Systems Integration
  • Process Improvement
  Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" -- West Coast Retailing
Blog Post,
06/08/17
       
     
               

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
Stepping Off the Cowpath
Blog Post,
03/23/17
   
    Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" -- Retail Package Selection & Strategy
Blog Post,
02/23/17
Perseverance
Retail Advisor Letter from the CEO,
09/29/16
Achieving
Trust

Retail Advisor Letter from the CEO,
06/30/16
       
        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 & Distribution
  • 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
       
        Inventory Management is the Bridge Between Online and Brick-and-Mortar
September 2017
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
Parker Avery's "Ask the Experts" -- West Coast Retailing
Blog Post, 06/08/17
   
    The Grocery Store of the Future
December 2016
Optimizing Time to Market
September 2016
NRF 2017: Shaking up
Retail

Blog Post,
01/26/17

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
How to Enable Outstanding Customer Experiences
Blog Post,
09/14/17
Lazy Shoppers Wanted
Blog Post,
08/31/17
                 
        Read more of Tricia's thought leadership