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Hello Fans in Pawn Land!
Craig Harrison – New Owner of M&M Merchandisers out of Ft. Worth Texas to speak at the Crossover EXPO™!!
CROSSOVER EXPO 2018™, PCG™ and the Florida Pawnbrokers Association would like to welcome Craig Harrison and M&M Merchandisers to the 2018 show in Orlando.
Craig will be presenting subject matter on the advancements M&M has been up to in an ongoing effort to enhance the customer experience. Their operation has been undergoing improvements in their customer on-boarding and client management along with online shopping/ordering capabilities, ordering, fulfillment and ultimate delivery of product and services.
PCG will head up the introduction to M&M with illustrations of various models of our typical merchandising programs for small to medium stores dealing in general merchandise.
Stores in general dealing in general merchandise operating primarily in the USA overall do not typically stock the right amount of what we term as “filler” inventory. Stores that focus on key categories of inventory along with key product lines that are supported and sold in volume at reduced margins typically experience enhanced revenue productions in their operations.
Accessorizing along with product categories could include:
- Cables / Cords
- HDMI / RCA accessories
- Microphones, stands, speakers, amplifiers
- Car Audio
- Musical Instruments
- Firearms and Related Accessories
- Jewelry Supplies and Equipment
Store’s with new inventories and greater selection offer more options to their consumer base ARE winning components and add to enhancing overall retail revenues if executed properly.
About Craig Harrison:
Craig Harrison is an innovative executive with over 25 years of experience driving retail growth and profitability. He is a passionate leader who focuses on people first, both employees and customers. He has an operational eye that allows him to identify the growth within the organizations he has worked for. He is analytical and very self-accountable for results the right way that are sustainable long term. He has led and developed many parts of the organizations he has worked for showing strong acumen and flexibility with in the business. He is a leader that focuses on creating the right environment for people to perform at their highest level.
Before M&M, Craig’s last role was the Senior Vice President- Head of Stores and Operations at Golfsmith International where he led all Corporate and Field operations.
Prior to joining Golfsmith International, Craig was the Vice President of Operations and Head of Stores for Cabela’s for seven years.
Prior to Cabela’s, Craig spent 17 years with Lowes Home Improvement where he worked in many facets of the business to include Regional VP, District manager and was on the Merger and Acquisitions team.
Craig is married and the proud parent of 3 children. He enjoys the Outdoors especially Hunting, Fishing, Golfing and Skiing.
Crossover EXPO™ is looking forward to delivering up yet another high-level educational presentation that will be occurring at our show coming up September 28th – Oct 1st at the Gaylord Palms Resort again this year in Orlando.
Come see what all the buzz is about, PCG, the Florida Pawnbrokers Association, our sponsors, and our industry look forward to seeing you all in Orlando this fall for one of the best regional Pawn shows held anywhere in the world today!!
You can register directly right off our website: