Question #4

"Okay. But I want to have plans for the future."

Power Tools For Decision-Makers

"I need to make some decisions – fast.
And... they have to be right!"

Retailers – Is this how you feel? Then you've come to the right place!

Avoid mistakes • Seize opportunities • Look ahead now!

The ROI's proprietary online Retail STRATA:G® calculators are for projecting, looking ahead. Not accounting, that (sigh) looks backwards.

Easy and fast for retailers to use. Online, 24/7. Ready-to-use; nothing to download or sync with. They just work!


Used and loved by retailers worldwide!

Unlimited access for ROI Subscribers to look ahead. Just login, click and go!
(go here for more info about each retail-friendly calculator)
 

Speedy Buying Plan Forecaster
 

MULTI-Department BUYING Planner
 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

See The Possibilities • Set The Vision

This "Possibilities & Vision" section is one of the more popular sections of The ROI. It is packed with strategic planning info and tools especially useful and practical for retailers: 

• Explore "Well, what could we do?" 

• Get perspective on "Where are we now?" 

• Consider "Where do we want to go?" 

• Evaluate "How are we going to get there?" 

All online, 24/7. Whenever you're ready to consider your choices. 

(These are the tools and resources included in the Stage #4 section on See the Possibilities • Set the Vision. ROI Subscribers who are logged in can go directly to each of these resources. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login or subscribe.)

 


Focus On Growth Management

What really drives sales? Customers! 

But, it takes a lot to find, connect with, and nurture the best ones for your stores. 

For that, The ROI's section on growth should be your one-stop resource. 

• From identifying your most profitable customers

• to reinvigorating your competitive edge

• or teaching salespeople to, you know, sell

these practical and proven tools and insights can save you lots of time.

(These are the tools and resources included in the Stage #4 section on Focus on Growth Management. ROI Subscribers who are logged in can go directly to each of these resources. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login or subscribe.)

 


Delegate With Confidence (Trust, But Verify)

Retail Owners: Need more time? 

Silly question, right?

Everybody knows the answer, too. The best way to find more time is...to delegate. 

But how to do that with confidence? 

And without micro-managing?! 

This section of The ROI has tips, tactics and insights for you to delegate with confidence. Our goal: enable you to have peace of mind with that new-found time.

(These are the tools and resources included in the Stage #4 section on Delegating with Confidence. ROI Subscribers who are logged in can go directly to each of these resources. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login or subscribe.)


 


Pay For It All

What does it take to get financing for your business?

Showing that you can pay it back!

This section of The ROI has the tools and resources you need to do just that: 

• Financial strength assessment tools. 

• Proprietary calculators for retail "What if...?" projections. 

• Empowering how-to webinars on bank negotiations, improving financial strength. 

• Explanatory how-to articles packed with consulting insights. 

• And more!

All focused on empowering you to improve the financial strength of your retail business. 

(These are the tools and resources included in the Stage #4 section on Paying For It All. ROI Subscribers who are logged in can go directly to each of these resources. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login or subscribe.)

 


Exit Gracefully

At some point, every Owner wrestles with the complex issues of "What's next for the business?" 

What keeps most owners from NOT answering that question is this other imponderable for the Owner: "But...what's next for ME??"

The ROI gets that. Which is exactly why we have dedicated one of the key sections of our site to those challenges. 

And of course, we focus on all the ways that Owners are empowered to make their own decisions, to chart their own course. You know, choose your own adventure!

(These are the tools and resources included in the Stage #4 section on Exiting Gracefully. ROI Subscribers who are logged in can go directly to each of these resources. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login or subscribe.)

 

Since 1999, empowering retailers and store owners to "Turn on your financial headlights!"