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Week 4 Same Interin Presentation - BPS Task Force Operating...

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Buying Stores Planning Superior Assortments BPS Task Force Operating Committee Meeting March 28, 1997
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Page 2 Today’s Objectives Obtain buy-in and support for BPS behavior Communicate status and information Raise issues which are out of scope of BPS
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Page 3 Agenda Topic Presenter Introduction Key Findings BPS Behavior BPS Guiding Principles Project Status Issues Wrap-up
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Page 4 Key Findings Activity Survey Results We had an 81% response rate. The Activity Survey results identified some redundant activities between the Buying and Planning Organizations, most notably: – Replenishment: reviewing orders generated on Basics/Inforem Business Analysis: analyzing store performance – Store Communications: fielding questions Procurement: reviewing and approving POs The Activity Survey also identified how the Buying and Planning functions spend their time. The most noteworthy findings include: MPDs and DDPs spend approximately 25-30% of their time performing 1 time/ad hoc analysis and conducting special projects – Both the Buying and Planning Organizations spend little time on training and development
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Page 5 Key Findings Activity Survey Results In comparison to xxx and YYY Activity Survey Results (compiled in Fall of 1995), the ABC Buying and Planning organizations spend: Less time upfront on planning/preparing Assortments Advertising/Marketing Models – Less time on Store Visits and Store Communications Training and Development – More time on Business Analysis and Reaction Placing/Tracking Orders Special Projects One Time Ad Hoc Analyses Coordinating and Gathering Information for their Bosses
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Page 6 Key Findings XXX and YYY Interview Findings • In general XXX, has developed a stronger BPS process and culture than YYY. However, both Divisions demonstrate some of the key factors to a successful BPS Structure. These include: Senior Management embraces BPS and makes it a major priority Strong communication of consistent messages are carried throughout the
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course NBA 5780 taught by Professor Peck,nathan during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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