AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International has announced the topics for one of the curricula tracks at next month’s TBI Conference in Tempe, Arizona.
The Retailers and Manufacturers track at the conference will take on topics developed by a committee of multisport retailers led by Trent Nix, the co-owner of Tri Shop in Dallas and TBI boardmember Richelle Love, the co-owner of Tri-It MultiSport, in Calgary, Canada.
Topics on this track include:
- Riskophobes Unite! “Retailers in our industry are failing left and right because they don’t know how to maintain gross profits and customer service, sell from full shelves, while inoculating themselves from an increasingly cyclical and perilous landscape. Risk mitigation is possible; here are the strategies.”
- Why Consumer Direct is the Future; Why Consumer Direct is Not the Future “Which sales channel is your future as a manufacturer? Or are all channels your future? Are there pathways for consumer direct and B & M to work profitably?”
- Nobody Wins the Race to the Bottom “The entrepreneur’s graveyard is full of those who won on price. Let’s talk pros and cons of minimum advertised pricing (MAP), team discounts, and premium brand management; with examples of brands and retailers who’ve won the MAP war.”
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