The mission for RLowe Consulting is to make change happen for our clients in order to increase profitability. We optimize operations by improving processes and procedures or by reducing costs.
Storage and Delivery Company
This new venture offers a new concept in the self-storage market, providing storage and delivery into one offering. As a new concept and new business, the company faces a lot of educational challenges.
Start up Companies
Our start-up customers have ideas/concepts in a wide range of spaces, for instance: trucking delivery business, medical devices, wedding salons, speech therapy, fresh produce, etc.
Personal Services Company
How to suceed in an intensely competitive environment is the million dollar question for companies in this market. How to differentiate itself from other companies? How to price appropriately?
Consumer products and E-Commerce Company
This company had an out-dated e-commerce and inventory management plattform, which resulted in lossing market share on a daily basis. Also, this company is in a very competitive market with many players that have much more updated technology.
Start up and Launch
We were tasked to develop and assist with the implementation of their business plan. We addressed key issues such as target market, competitive environment and market penetration. Currently, we are assisting in the market penetration phase by providing an organized road map that includes advertising, speaking opportunities, social media, talent acquisition, etc.
Our business plans are not only tailored to the specific product/service, but they place a lot of emphasis on two of the many reasons of why so many businesses fail during the first 5 years: Differentiation and Proper Funding.
This beauty salon is located in Miracle Mile, home of more than 40 similar companies in about a 2 mile radius. We provided recommendations on customer interaction flow, pricing and processes.
After reviewing the 30k+ skus, it became evident that the 80/20 rule applied. 80% of the sales came from 20% of the skus. Concentrating on these items was a priority. Making sure that proper inventory on-hand was available for these skus was key to stop market share from continuing to errode. Additional recommendations include, finding a partner that can bring additional capital and most imporantly a technology background that can assist the company revamp its technology platform. The company also benefited from our recommendation to bring a new PPC (pay-per-click) management company.