Services

If you have a network of dealer or tenant sites but don’t have the time or manpower to adequately oversee and manage their business CMSI will do it for you.  Under our site management program we will set up a regular schedule of site visits, create a list of tasks to do on site (collect rent, review fuel pricing strategy, business inspection, image compliance, inspect on-site environmental record keeping compliance, business training and coaching), perform competitive price surveys, and provide on site counseling to the operator on your behalf.  This program is priced on a per store fee basis.

CMSI provides a complete turn-key retail operations package for the site owner. We do everything – staffing, accounting, operations, marketing, IT, shrink control – as much or as little as you need. Our unique fee based program lets you know how much our program will cost before you take us on – and you get to keep the profits! Our Site Operations business model has helped lenders who are responsible for assets, property owners who want a professional retail business without the daily headaches of operating the sites, and long term investors who don’t want to take the time and expense to set up a retail organization and infrastructure.

Is your dealer network creating more pain than it is worth?  CMSI provides a dealer program that provides you with a fully transparent professional retail operations program.  You no longer will wake up in the night wondering about fuel payments, environmental compliance, image standards, or facility management.  In addition, our fee-based program is not covered by PMPA regulations.

Do you have an office building, apartment complex, or a college dorm that needs a professional retail offer for your employees, tenants, or residents?  CMSI offers a range of institutional solutions that will fit your needs and any building’s space restrictions.  Our approach is to provide fresh, healthy, and local products to our customers so that they are happy, healthier, and more productive.  With our fee based program we can go into any size space and provide you with a retail offer that will excite you and your customers!

Are you the owner or manager of a multi-tenant shopping center?  Do you have problems associated with tenant vacancies such as occupancy requirements, reduced foot traffic, or the unappealing site of dark store fronts?  CMSI’s Rapid Retail program can provide you with a quick fix.  Think of it as a pop-up store on steroids.  On short notice we can implement one of a variety of retail programs in the vacant space creating foot traffic and retail vibrancy while you acquire long-term tenants for the space.  Our assortment of retail offers is completely turn-key including signage, furniture, product selection, and staffing.  Thanks to our fee based approached you can determine the economic value of implementing the Rapid Retail solution before you commit to do so.

 

CMSI provides “pure” consulting and advising projects for the retail owner allowing you the opportunity to take advantage of our extensive resource of expertise.  Our programs are priced either on an hourly or project basis.  Some of the programs that we offer:
  • Marketing review
  • Operations review
  • Cost savings
  • Labor scheduling
 

Do you have a site that you feel is not reaching its potential?  CMSI can provide a business evaluation that looks at location, competition, quality of facility, and current retail practices at the site to provide you with projections as to how well the site should be performing.  This is not an appraisal of the business as we are not appraisers.   We will use our business experience and expertise to evaluate the site and provide you with our opinions on where the potential is hiding.  

CMSI has performed as a Receiver, or worked with an appointed Receiver, in several states.  We provide industry standard operations with a transparency that makes it easy to provide reports and creditor committee updates.

If you own a retail business and are ready to implement a state of the art accounting program but don’t want to spend the money or time to set up the accounting infrastructure or buy the technology, CMSI can provide you with daily accounting services for one site or 300 sites.  We will provide all of the daily accounting reports, P&L statements, General Ledger, A/P, A/R, bank reconciliations, and even a payroll department for your sites.  It is a hassle free way to keep track of your business without spending the time and money to do it yourself.

The CMSI team of experienced marketing professionals can analyze your current retail program and provide insights and suggestions to increase margins and lower costs.  

Retail is a penny and nickel business and our experts can help make sure that you are getting every cent to your bottom line.  

Marketing Programs are available on either a project fee basis or via a revenue sharing program so that you only pay if we bring money to your table.

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