Simple Tool for Keeping on Your Inventory Buying Plan
"Okay, I have my Open-to-Buy plan for each department from the Open-to-Buy Calculator.
I'm off to the buying show.
How do I keep track of my orders with all those vendors, so I can stay on plan?"
Use The ROI's BUYER'S TALLY SHEET!
The ROI's Multi-Department Open-to-Buy Calculator (more info here) gives you the maximum amount of inventory @Cost, by department, by month, that you could receive from the vendors (to meet your sales, margins, and turns goals for that department.)
The ROI's BUYER'S TALLY SHEET lets you and your buyers easily track orders by vendor by the month they are to be received. It provides a quick, perpetual reference of orders vis-a-vis departmental OTB budgets. See below for an example of how it works.
Just follow 4 easy steps to put yourself in control of your inventory!
Click here to download the .pdf file; print it out as your own master form. Then, make as many photocopies as you and your buyers need.