Strategic Alliances

Partners to help you be the best!

The hawaiian saying, "'a'ole pau ka 'ike i ka halau ho'okahi", reminds us that "not all knowledge is learned in one school.

Recognizing that our clients often have needs that go beyond our expertise in Category Management, we have partnered with some of our industry's best experts to help you get the best advice and services.

Sales Structure and Process

CMS Consulting, Inc.


We have developed Sales structure and process solutions for dozens of major manufacturers, and our "Voice of the (Retailer) Customer" research has helped our clients produce true competitive advantage through Sales, supply chain and Sales support team structure and process synergy.

Lead Contact:  Ken Sullivan

Learning Platforms

Learning Evolution


Whether it’s for a new hire orientation training or in position job advancement, keeping employee knowledge and skills current or achieving industry certifications is the best way to ensure continued success. Learning Evolution has been developing targeted adult learning solutions that are engaging and high impact for nearly a decade.


We support and recommend: 



Interactive Edge

Assortment Advisor

ECRM Ad Tracking Service


Selling with Space Management

excellent book by Dave King

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Industry Association

Cat Man Association


The Category Management Association is the global category management community that enables professionals to connect with peers around the world and further their carerrs with the latest in best practices and certification.  It is the only organization certifying coursework and individual category management professionals according to recognized industry standards.

Save $500 on a new Corporate Membership

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Market Research

We support and recommend: 

Kantar Retail

Decision Insights

Retail Performance Group