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Avoiding Retail Deductions - RVCF Supplier Workshop 09/14/17
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Avoiding Retail Deductions - RVCF Supplier Workshop 09/14/17

When: 9/14/2017
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Arno Ristorante
141 West 38th Street
New York, New York  10018
United States
Contact: Susan Haupt
(646) 442-3433

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Avoiding Retail Deductions Supplier Workshop presented by Attain Consulting Group and RVCF

Attain Consulting Group and Retail Value Chain Federation (RVCF) are pleased to present a full day deduction workshop. Led by Jessica Butler, Principal of Attain Consulting Group and a recognized expert in the field of deduction management, and Kim Zablocky, Founder of RVCF and authority in building value propositions for membership organizations, this hands-on workshop will provide attendees with the practical tips, proven strategies and best practice insights needed to immediately help reduce and control deductions.

8:00 am to 8:45 am Breakfast
8:45 am to 9:00 am Workshop Introduction
Kim Zablocky, RVCF
Jessica Butler, Attain Consulting Group
9:00 am to 9:45 am Deduction Fundamentals
Jessica Butler, Attain Consulting Group
9:45 am to 10:30 am Benchmarking Your Company's Performance
Jessica Butler, Attain Consulting Group
10:30 am to 10:45 am AM Break
10:45 am to 12:00 pm Using Excel to Manage Deductions
Jessica Butler, Attain Consulting Group
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm to 1:20 pm The RVCF Compliance Clearinghouse
Susan Haupt, RVCF
1:20 pm to 1:45 pm Highlights of the 2016 ASN Accuracy Study Conducted by Auburn University, Compliance Networks, and RVCF
Kim Zablocky, RVCF
1:45 pm to 2:30 pm Effective Communication/Negotiation Tips & Strategies
Jessica Butler, Attain Consulting Group
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm Avoiding Shortage Claims by Using RFID and Improving Tag and Label Performance
John Cox, FineLine Technologies
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm Panel Session: The Perfect Order, ASN Accuracy, and How to Avoid Compliance Deductions
Mike Krauss, Chantelle Lingerie Inc
Joanne Mayer, G-III Apparel Group Ltd
Russ Salvatore, M. Hidary & Company, Inc.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Round Table Forum: Bring your deductions with you. Come with questions, leave with answers.
Kim Zablocky, RVCF
Jessica Butler, Attain Consulting Group
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Members $265 Non-Members $295
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Arno Ristorante
141 West 38th Street
New York, NY 10018
(212) 944-7420

Nestled between the theater and garment districts, Arno Ristorante has offered Northern Italian cuisine in a traditional, upscale setting for over 20 years. Just steps from Madison Square Garden and Broadway theaters, you'll enjoy delicious fare as part of this event.

The weather is expected to run a high temperature in the mid 70's, with lows in the high 50's. For more specific weather information, please CLICK HERE. Dress is business casual. We recommend bringing a sweater or jacket if you get cold easily.
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Registration Cancellations
In the event of registration cancellation, a credit will be applied towards a future RVCF event, less a 25% administrative fee. Credits must be used within one (1) year of issue and may be transferred to another attendee from the same organization. No credits for any cancellations for events where the registration rate is below $300 per person or where cancellation takes place within 7 calendar days of the start of the event. All cancellation requests must be submitted to Substitutions may be made at any time.

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