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PGA Show Connects announces free golf retail inventory management webinar next Tuesday, July 28

Complimentary golf industry registration at www.pgashow21.com/PGAShowConnects

PGA Show Connects, a year-round, interactive virtual community of premium golf industry content, digital business sourcing and professional networking programs, announces the presentation of a free webinar addressing golf retail inventory management on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. (ET).

The “Managing Your Inventory So It Doesn’t Manage You” webinar is presented by Management One and the Association of Golf Merchandisers and features speaker Paul Erickson, a respected retail educator and Management One Director of Marketing and Sales.

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Designed for PGA Professionals and golf retailers, this complimentary webinar focuses on inventory as the heart of a golf business, and will identify the connections between SKUs and financial analysis. Starting with the basics, Erickson will share alternative concepts, techniques, and formulas to improve inventory turnover, cash flow, revenue growth and gross margin. PGA Professionals and golf retailers will gain several key takeaways from the webinar including:

· Three key steps to increase inventory sell-throughs and improve sales and cash flow.

· Current promotional techniques to clear inventory with less markdowns and more profit.

· How to increase initial markup without losing customers, tarnishing image or missing sales.

Paul Erickson presently serves as VP of Sales with Management One Inc. Based out of Minneapolis, he has served retail clients throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Widely recognized for his talents as a retail educator, Paul has conducted seminars and workshops to retail trade shows and conferences throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

The July 28 webinar is the first program among the PGA Show Connects twice-monthly series of webinars, which will provide free access to live and on-demand education and insights from industry leaders. Participants will be able to connect directly to webinar speakers with question and answer sessions and real-time polling, accessible on any browser and any device. PGA Professionals actively participating in PGA Show Connects webinars will be able to receive MSR Education Credits. Full details and complimentary industry registration are available at PGA Show Connects.

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About PGA Golf Exhibitions and PGA Show Connects
PGA Golf Exhibitions, a division of Reed Exhibitions, organizes the PGA Merchandise Show in partnership with the PGA of America. Since 1954, the PGA Show has grown to annually welcome some 1,000 golf companies and brands and nearly 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf. The 68th edition of the PGA Merchandise Show is scheduled for Jan. 26-29, 2021, in Orlando. Learn more at www.PGAShow.com.
In the summer of 2020, PGA Golf Exhibitions introduced PGA Show Connects, a year-round, interactive virtual community designed to complement in-person events and engage PGA Show attendees and exhibitors by offering live and on-demand access to premium content, digital business sourcing and professional networking programs. Learn more at www.pgashow21.com/PGAShowConnects.

Media contacts:
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media: Sherry Major, (716) 662–3855, smajor@reedexpo.com

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitor: Greg Scott, (203) 840-5399, gscott@reedexpo.com

PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458, mabramowitz@pgahq.com