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Weather Analytics Briefing

Using Analytics to Proactively Manage the Weather’s Impact on Sales

Location: Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas
3303 South Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR 72758

Join other Walmart/Sam’s Club suppliers for a breakfast briefing on Thursday, March 5, in Bentonville to learn how Planalytics’ Walmart- and Sam’s Club-specific Weather-Driven Demand (WDD) metrics help suppliers effectively manage the influence that weather has on their performance.

Planalytics has modeled actual store-level sales to determine the weather’s impacts on hundreds of Walmart/Sam’s Club product categories and can isolate and quantify how your sales are impacted. WDD analytics help you:

  • Work more collaboratively with their Walmart/Sam’s Club buyers
  • Adjust safety stock settings based on weather sensitivity
  • Use fact-based weather opportunities to secure incremental sales
  • Improve forecast accuracy and service levels by understanding and proactively manage weather-driven sales volatility
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Weather Analytics Briefing

Using Analytics to Proactively Manage the Weather’s Impact on Sales

Location: Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas
3303 South Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR 72758

Join other Walmart/Sam’s Club suppliers for a breakfast briefing on Wednesday, June 26, in Bentonville to learn how Planalytics’ Walmart- and Sam’s Club-specific Weather-Driven Demand (WDD) metrics help suppliers effectively manage the influence that weather has on their performance.

Planalytics has modeled actual store-level sales to determine the weather’s impacts on hundreds of Walmart/Sam’s Club product categories and can isolate and quantify how your sales are impacted. WDD analytics help you:

  • Work more collaboratively with their Walmart/Sam’s Club buyers
  • Adjust safety stock settings based on weather sensitivity
  • Use fact-based weather opportunities to secure incremental sales
  • Improve forecast accuracy and service levels by understanding and proactively manage weather-driven sales volatility
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Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast Briefing: Analyzing & Proactively Managing the Weather’s Impact on Walmart/Sam’s Club Sales

Location: Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas, 3303 South Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR 72758

Register below for a breakfast briefing on August 28th to learn how suppliers are leveraging weather analytics to improve planning processes, better align inventory with consumer demand, and improve sales and margins.

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Understand how to incorporate weather analytics 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
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Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast Briefing: Succeeding at Walmart with Business Weather Intelligence®

Location: Embassy Suites (3303 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Rogers, AR 72758)
Pinnacle Rooms VI-VII

Register below for a breakfast briefing on July 27th to learn how both Walmart and 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, Sr. Director Merchandise Operations Support at Leading National Retail Chain
  • Gayle Fischgrabe, National Account Manager, ITW Global Brands
  • Steven Hatten, CPFR / Sales Analyst, ITW Global Brands

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Understand how to incorporate weather analytics 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
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Breakfast Briefing

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
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Breakfast Briefing

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 – Salon A/B Room

Join us on Thursday, April 14th for a breakfast briefing to learn how Suppliers, Walmart and Planalytics are partnering together to proactively manage weather’s impact on their business. During this event, you will learn how suppliers are leveraging weather analytics to improve planning processes, better align inventory with consumer demand, and improve sales and margins.

Featured Speakers:

Kendall Trainor, Senior Director of Supplier Collaboration at Walmart
Heather Coughlin, National Business Manager at a leading CPG company
Maxwell Schram, Replenishment Manager III – Snacks & Beverages at Walmart

During this event, learn the answers to:

  • How can I find out how much weather impacts my business?
  • Is it possible to incorporate weather into planning that happens months in advance with any accuracy?
  • What actions can I take with Walmart to ensure I have inventory to meet weather-driven demand?
  • Is it possible to systemically include weather insights into my demand planning?

Understand how to incorporate weather analytics for merchandising to:

  • Adjust C-Stock or MPQ settings using weather sensitivity insights
  • Improve pre-season forecasting with a weather-adjusted planning baseline
  • Use in-season weather-driven demand to push product to the right location

 

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Supplier Breakfast Briefing

Supplier Breakfast Briefing:
Using Weather-Driven Demand to Improve Planning & Sales

LOCATION: Embassy Suites in the John Q. Hammons Convention Center – Commerce A/B Room (3303 Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Rogers, AR)

*There is no cost to attend, but registration is required (form below)

Learn how suppliers are using Business Weather Intelligence to better plan and manage their Walmart & Sam’s Club business at a complimentary breakfast briefing on Thursday, August 27th.

The presentation will provide an overview of Weather-Driven Demand (WDD) analytics and highlight how suppliers are successfully using Planalytics’ online platform and reports to measure and manage Mother Nature’s never-ending volatility.

Discussion Topics:

  • Building more accurate financial plans and demand forecasts.
  • Tracking and managing weather’s impact throughout the season.
  • Taking advantage of weather-driven opportunities to increase sales.
  • Viewing weather analytics in a Walmart/Sam’s context and collaborating with buying and replenishment teams.

Please complete the form below to request your seat.

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Weatherizing the Business to Meet Consumer Demand

Weatherizing the Business to Meet Consumer Demand: A Panel Discussion with Associates, Suppliers, and Planalytics

LOCATION: Embassy Suites in the John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Room: Ambassador A/B (3303 Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Rogers, AR)

Planalytics invites you to join us on Tuesday, March 10th in Bentonville for a breakfast panel discuss to learn how Suppliers, Walmart & Planalytics are partnering together to more proactively manage weather’s impact on their businesses.

  • Sales Teams: Learn how your peers are getting more orders from Walmart using Planalytics
  • Category Management Teams: Hear Walmart’s interest in having your team bring them suggestions based on total category impacts
  • CPFR Teams: Learn how Walmart and suppliers are winning by pushing inventory to stores and/or backfilling to DCs to ensure increased in-stocks and service levels
  • Supply Chain Partners: Hear how other Walmart supplier teams overcame the pressure to try to consolidate POS data to create “corporate weather impact models”

There is no cost to attend, but space is limited and registration is required. Please complete the form below to request your seat.

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