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Breakfast Briefing

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 Time: 07:30 AM - 09:30 AM

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Breakfast Briefing: Succeeding at Walmart with Business Weather Intelligence®

Location: Embassy Suites (3303 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Rogers, AR 72758)
John Q. Hammons Convention Center – Commerce Room A

Register below for a breakfast briefing on September 15th to learn how suppliers are leveraging weather analytics to improve planning processes, better align inventory with consumer demand, and improve sales and margins.

Featured Speakers Include:

  • Kendall Trainor, Senior Director, Merchandise Operations Support and Supplier Collaboration at Leading National Retail Chain
  • JD Hudman, Senior Replenishment Manager at Leading National Retail Chain
  • Charles Kokenakes, Analytical Lead at PepsiCo
  • Jason Trout, Senior Director, Business Operations at Central Garden & Pet

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Understand how to incorporate weather analytics for merchandising to:
  • Improve pre-season forecasting with a weather-adjusted planning baseline
  • Use in-season weather-driven demand to push product to the right location
  • Work with Walmart to implement policies ahead of increases in demand due to weather