2013-2014 Business Performance Report is available for purchase!
Only $195 for NSRA Members - sign-in for discounted rate to appear.NSRA's Business Performance Report (BPR) is the only financial analysis of the independent
footwear market. The report serves as the leading industry benchmark and
consistently helps members boost profits.
Some of the many subjects covered in
the book are:
- Store sale comparisons by volume and store location
- Inventory turn and open-to-buy analysis
- Gross margin return on investment (GMROI) and margin
- Occupancy expense and sales productivity
- Sales comparisons with other stores and peers
For this year’s report, NSRA has partnered with individuals
and companies that will provide in-depth financial analysis, as well as
anecdotal information with some of the top independent retailers in the US:
Noah Barsky, Ph.D., is a professor at the Villanova
University School of Business, and periodically teaches as a visiting professor
for the INSEAD MBA program in Europe. Dr.
Barsky has published books and academic articles, and delivers executive
programs, management training, and educational seminars to business
organizations and professional associations in North America and Europe.
Emma Johnson is a nationally recognized financial writer.
Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,
Wired, Forbes and Entrepreneur, and she is a contributing editor at SUCCESS
Greg Biester currently serves as Vice President of Asset
Management for Hunt Investment Management, a real estate investment advisory
firm. He holds a B.S. in Economics from Villanova University
and is currently pursuing his MBA from Villanova with concentrations in real
estate and finance. Biester also serves on the board of directors for All
American Day Charitable Trust. He resides in West Chester, Pa.
Industry Insights, an Ohio-based research firm specializing
in building trade and professional organization membership. Industry Insights
processes more than 100,000 survey forms each year, and is highly sensitive to
the confidential and proprietary interests of survey respondents, as well as to
clients' need for timely delivery, accuracy and cost effectiveness.
Members who participate in the survey receive a complimentary copy.
For $195, non-members can join to participate and/or take advantage of the member rate along with several other valuable benefits. Learn more about membership