Welcome to 2021!!
Rumors are around from the corporate that 2021 will be with much more less higher ups. Company targets to save billions by 2022(please read articles available on internet.I can’t put all the extra non content details).
OVM position is very much likely to go away or the title will change. Now what will happen.
OVM’s will be cut and there will be one position handling the staffing and distributing the workload. That one person will be communicator only.
Director of visual/merchandising/CX will be cut
Now what will happen.
All the information will be uploaded to portal and CXM will be responsible to communicate and follow up with support teams.
Support teams will directly report to CXM.
Supervisor positions will be no longer in any stores.
MBA will stay.
With all directors goes the information will be uploaded every Sunday to start execution by or from Monday(information is execution will be upload on portals).
Not a lot of vendor paid program anymore.no more MMG. If you don’t have business you don’t need that many people.
Good luck In 2021
Start looking now out of retail.
Online selling test has been deployed in two dark stores. 2021 you will see neighborhood store to be converted into dark stores.