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Talk to me about merchandising!

What are some examples of merchandising jobs? I just applied for an apartment door hang for one place, so there is that....what are some others? What is the pay like? Are the jobs plentiful? (I'm in Ft worth, TX if that helps) What are some good companies... Continue Reading

stopwatch for merchandising; restaurant times

I followed a previous forum recommendation for a stop watch that recorded times with a click for restaurant timing but I lost my phone and don't remember the name of the app. Looking for best recommendations ASAP. Thanks for your input in advance... Continue Reading

RMS (Retail Merchandising Services)

This company puts you through all the hassles of becoming a real employee. Then they award you a "flat fee" for a given assignment. The assignments are regular each week so you get to know the store to which you are assigned. The problem is that the... Continue Reading

RE: Meat and Deli shops at large merchandising stores

I have been shopping for several years and read this forum diligently. I am only a part-time shopper but recently was referred to another MSC by a MSC so I signed up. I was just wondering if anyone here has had experience with the meat, deli and pharmacy... Continue Reading

I love being a merchandiser!

For the most part I have left mystery shopping. Sometimes will do restaurants. I some how managed to get very lucky. I am on a permanent set team with crossmark for a grocery store. 28 hours a week. I can honestly say I have not loved many of my jobs... Continue Reading

Retail Merchandisig Company

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Looking for permanent p/t Merchandising in Jersey

It is taking me forever to find something p/t permanent with weekly work and maybe bi-weekly pay. I used to work for (I think it was called T11) back then and it was fantastic! I had a route, I had a specific time to get the work done and I got paid,... Continue Reading

merchandising company

Has anyone done any merchandising with the instore group? I got an email from them but did not remember signing up with them. I don't want to send my socia without knowing more about them. Any info would be appreciated.... Continue Reading

Merchandising

I am interested in doing this. Will someone please take the time to answer a few questions for me please? First, when someone arrives at a location what does that person do? Do the store employees know that someone is coming? Do we go in the front door or the... Continue Reading

T & E merchandising

Is anyone familiar with T & E merchandising. I think they do magazines for one thing. I have searched and have not come up with anything. Thanks... Continue Reading

Which merchandising companies work in Menards? Or Meijers?

Both stores are rumored to be breaking ground this spring. I am trying to track down which companies have assignments in these stores. I am not asking for what products they work with as that could be a confidentiality issue, just which companies.... Continue Reading

Magazine Merchandising Companies?

I did a search but couldn't find anything on here. What company(s) do magazine rack merchandising?... Continue Reading

MERCHANDISING

Filled out a lot of applications but no replies, How to get these jobs ?... Continue Reading

Part Time Merchandising on the Side

Hello, new to the forum here. I have a full time job as a sales rep for a DSD beverage company. It's a great job with full time hours, benefits, etc. However, being single and without many time commitments, plus looking to purchase a home in the near future, I'm... Continue Reading

merchandising... the how-to

I am interested in taking some of these jobs... and I completely understand the instructions provided. What I don't understand is how to go about introducing myself once there... do you call ahead and let the manager know? do you just show up? We are freelancers, what exactly do we call ourselves? The... Continue Reading

Merchandising jobs

Does anyone know of any good IC Merchandising companies... Continue Reading

HDA Merchandising

Did a search on the forum and didn't find anything. Anyone here do work for HDA?... Continue Reading

SAS Merchandising

have anyone one heard of this company before?... Continue Reading

Flexible Hours/Visits Merchandising

Does anyone know of any companies with merchandising positions that are either one-offs (one times) or that have either very flexible visits or weekday only? I'm already signed up with MarketForce/Certified.... Continue Reading

Needing feedback on National Merchandising.

Anyone who has worked for National Merchandising, I would like your opinion of the company. What stores did you work and how difficult was the job? I don't believe this to be a 'violation' in merchandising. Thanks,... Continue Reading

A&A Merchandising

Can anyone point me to a shopper application for this company? The list mystery shopping services on their website and I found them on another list. Has anyone done any work for them? Thanks,... Continue Reading

When did merchandising become a sales position?

I have been receiving emails about merchandising positions, but when I look further into the positions, they are, for the most part, a sales job. I love to go store to store, pulling out back stock, pulling DC's, straightening and cutting in new product, even writing up damaged/DC's to return.... Continue Reading

Mystery Shopping/Merchandising?

I started off with merchandising companies similar to Crossmark,but what is the difference between them and all of these smaller names and also mystery shopping? With merchandising we just go in and do resets etc,I associate mystery shopping with making purchases now and being(hopefully)reimbursed later...seems a little risky to me,especially... Continue Reading

Select Merchandising Services now TNG

Just a heads up, this company is now raising up from the dead and going by the name TNG. Do an internet search before you accept anything.... Continue Reading

m3 merchandising....

I just got a "reach out" to do work for them....anybody have any input? do they pay? fair wages?... Continue Reading

Keystone Merchandising Solutions

Hi I did a project for this company 05/17/2013 still have not got paid. Email them today and they email me back stated that my check went out in the mail 2 weeks ago. Last Thursday one of them answer the phone and told they haven't got paid yet... Continue Reading

SPAR Merchandising - steals 2.9% for "Workers Compensation Insurance"

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Average pay for merchandising

Hi, I'm new to this board and am interested in merchandising. I want to know how much I can expect to get for jobs (I know they can vary widely) and the hours needed to complete each job. Just looking to see if this is worthwhile. Not relying on... Continue Reading

Question for Seasoned Merchandisers.

If an assignment is listed as flat rate pay...let's say $14.00 for an hour assignment . If you finish in 30 minutes do you turn in 30 minutes or an hour....or does it matter since it is a flat rate.... Continue Reading

Atlantic Coast Merchandising

Anyone work for this company? They sent me an urgent e-mail for several days of overnight resets. Talked to the recruiter yesterday and they seem desperate. Also, she said she'd be sending the new hire paperwork but I have yet to get it and it's been almost... Continue Reading

MF Merchandising and Audit

Received this today: Dear Market Force Independent Contractor: SPAR Group, Inc. has acquired the assets of Market Force-Merchandising and Audit Division. SPAR Group, Inc. is a publicly listed company on the NASDAQ with operations in 10 countries covering 50% of the world’s population including the United States, Canada, Mexico, China,... Continue Reading

do you consider "merchandising" the same as Mystery shopping..???

some of you guys have HUGE pay amounts and I'm just wondering if it's all shops or a combo.... Continue Reading

What is "Merchandising"

Exactly what is it and what does it entail? One company offered that option, and I've read some of the posts but still don't really know what is required. I have three bulging discs in my neck/back and cannot do much bending or lifting. I don't want to sign up... Continue Reading

Merchandising

Does any one know of a forum for merchandising? TIA... Continue Reading

ASC Merchandising and Mystery Shopping

Has anyone done any work for this company? This is the first company I have run into that hires you as an employee and not a private contractor. Any idea why? I would appreciate any input. Thanks Amabilis... Continue Reading

Anyone who has done merchandising

I got hooked into doing a DVD merchandising job. The instructions are vague. It is like I am supposed to know how the display was set up initially. I did not get a instructions manual, just bits and pieces. Any information will certainly be more than I have. Thanks,... Continue Reading

Feedback Requested: RMS (Retail Merchandising Services)

Feedback Requested: RMS (Retail Merchandising Services) http://www.rmservicing.com/default.aspx I currently work of another merchandising company and I do work for a Target store. I just heard that the RMS representative that services the sunglasses in my Target store is quitting this week. I was thinking about seeing if I could get that job,... Continue Reading

New to Merchandising.....Callout????

What is a callout? How do you display jewelry? How will I know if items have been marked down? The directions I received are very vague. Would appreciate any help. Thanks!... Continue Reading

Merchandising in New Zealand

I will be moving to New Zealand in 7 months. I am trying to line up some good job opportunities and have been doing a lot of research. I have been able to line up several options but need some help with finding merchandising companies over there. I would like... Continue Reading

HDA Merchandising

Anyone worked for HDA past or present? feedback please.... http://www.hdamerchandising.com Jewels Houston, TX Silver Certified... Continue Reading

How psychically taxing is merchandising?

I do mystery shopping and I do demos but I haven't done merchandising yet. I signed up with Driveline but they make it sound like they are gonna try to kill you psychically. I have plantar fasciitis and so I have difficulty with standing for hours on end and things... Continue Reading

Marketforce/ Walmart Merchandising Projects (?)

Happy New Year! Anyone done merchandsing projects at Walmarts for MarketForce? Easy, worth the time and money? I receive numerous projects near my local Walmart store and wonder if its worth my time. ie Balloon inventory once week for an example? Thank you! Jewels Houston, TX Silver Certified... Continue Reading

Market Force/ Certified merchandising

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Keystone Merchandising Solutions

I know the scheduler has been posting on this forum but I would like to hear an unbiased view of this company and their jobs. Has anyone worked for them yet?... Continue Reading

I am looking for a ton of IC Merchandising Reps all over the USA

Hi all, I am working for a newer Merchandising Company called Keystone Merchandising Solutions. We have taken on a few large accounts and we are outgrowing our database of reps! We really need new reps all over the USA as these jobs start popping up. We are a member... Continue Reading

Hello :) I am the National Accounts Director for Keystone Merchandising Solutions

Hello All, I am the National Accounts Director for Keystone Merchandising Solutions. We are a newer Merchandising company and we are growing fast. We do Roadshows, in store visits and more. We tend to hire Independent contractors and our work can vary from one time events to weekly or monthly... Continue Reading

Post Office Merchandiser

Just learned today the hire out merchandisers for the greeting cards. I do not want the job but find it interesting with the trouble the PO is in that they would spend money on something they could do in house.... Continue Reading

One-time merchandising assignments

Hello everyone, does anybody know of any companies that do one-day/one-time merchandising assignments. I'm looking for something flexible where you could just log in and assign an assigment to yourself from a list of open jobs, kind of like mystery shopping. Also how much do they pay, and how quick... Continue Reading

Wal-Mart Merchandising Oppotunities.

I received an e-mail with Wal-Mart opportunities and was wondering if anyone has done them. They are as follows: skateboard signage install and display reset; hang and level audit; perky jerky audit; pillow pets endcap reset. I was wondering how difficult and time consuming they were before applying. ... Continue Reading

Is there a similarity between shopping and merchandising?

I have read through several of the posts on this thread and am curious if becoming a merchandiser locks you into a commitment like an employee or can you pick and choose what you want to do like mystery shopping? Some of it looks interesting, but if I am required... Continue Reading

Merchandising Solutions

Does anybody work with Merchadising Solutions? I am curious how they do their scheduling. They sent out an email a little while ago saying they had assignments and to sign up on the web site. I did that, but sitill, weeks later, the assignments are there. They have assignments listed... Continue Reading

Merchandising Reset Jobs

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Favorite Merchandising Companies

Since we have this area for merchandising, who would like to share their favorite companies. I really like working with Iosue. I also like CastForce. I am a big fan of being able to select my jobs rather than being assigned a territory. If a job isnt' up to par, I don't... Continue Reading

Merchandising thread!!~

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Thanks for the place to discuss merchandising

I just wanted to give a big thank you to Jacob for setting up the merchandising section. It will be nice to have a safe place to dicuss the pros and cons of the merch industry, companies, and jobs.... Continue Reading

Merchandising? What to expect?

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Rocky Mountain Merchandizing

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Merchandising Job Boards

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bestmark merchandising audits

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BestMark Merchandising Auditing?

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Anyone Know of a Merchandising Forum?

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Midwest Merchandising

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Need help with merchandising...please

I have two merchandising jobs to do. This is my first. It involves: 1. Restock fixture 2. Plan-O-Gram change out 3. Full inventory of all xxx DVDs I'm kinda anxious about it. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks,... Continue Reading

Help! Wal-Mart Merchandising shop

I have a Wal-Mart merchandising shop to do tomorrow and I've never done one before. I wondered if someone who has experience in them could PM me. I went to the MSC website and they said I should download a Cornice guide and darned if I can find... Continue Reading

Merchandising

What are the best companies to find merchandising jobs... Continue Reading

Merchandising Jobs

I have seen several job offers for merchandisers. They all also require that you have experiece in such area as reading plan-o-grams. Where is merchandising skills taught and hiring started? shopaholico... Continue Reading

Anyone work for “National Merchandising” in Georgia before?

I just received a call from “National Merchandising” in Fayetteville, GA, because they found my profile on NARMS (which I seek merchandising and ms work) and they wanted me to do some merchandising work for them. Without thinking, I accepted the job, but I forgot to check them out, like... Continue Reading

Driveline Merchandishing

Hi Everyone, Anyone have any experience with this company.I was just offered employment with then and was curious if they pay on time, and how they generally treat their workers? Thanks in advance...... Continue Reading

What is merchandising?

I see this word pop up a lot in e-mails from MSCs and on this forum. But what is merchandising? It is not an actual mystery shop, right? What does it entail? What is the pay like?... Continue Reading

DVD Merchandising??????

I think I would like to do merchandising of DVDs that I see available in some stores. Does anyone know the company that does this?... Continue Reading

Warning to all shoppers and merchandisers!

Stay away from Dot2Dot Retail- they are non payers and totally unprofessional! It apparently is someone trying to start a merchandising business who doesn't know what they are doing. I'm currently suing them for 45 days wages !... Continue Reading

merchandising

I am looking for jobs with demonstration and merchandising jobs. I don't really know any good companies in my town or around me. The area is in Belleville IL. I am close to St.Loius MO.Can anyone let me now. Thank youfor any help.... Continue Reading

Family Dollar merchandising

There is a Family Dollar merchandising assignment with a big bonus that I'm thinking about. It's putting out stickers and re-doing a display of shelved products. I haven't done any, it says the level of difficulty is moderate and the pay is capped at one hour. I'm curious if... Continue Reading

National Merchandising

Anyone heard or worked for this company, www.natlm.com?... Continue Reading

Merchandising - how does it work?

I haven't done any merchandising and I'm curious how it works. Do you just come in and do your thing, or do you work under some supervisor, or what? Do you fill out reports, etc? I see several on the boards and am wondering if I want to give it... Continue Reading

FGX (Merchandising)

Anyone else work for FGX? I got the weirdest memo this morning. In our area, a new contract for a small-town discount chain was attained and they want us to take over at these small stores. We were also told that we have to take on all of the new... Continue Reading

Merchandising?

I am looking to see if you also have a merchandising forum. The company I work with is hiring merchandisers. Please apply online at www.sigretail.com Thank You Debby Greenberg Recruiter Signature Retail Services... Continue Reading

Have any Merchandising books been published?

Hi Guys! I have not posted on this site before, but I would like to enlist your assistance in a project. I am attempting to determine if there is a need for a book to be published on the topic of Merchandising. We have several wonderful books concerning Mystery Shopping,... Continue Reading

Merchandising

Could someone please help me out? I am new to merchandising. I was sent instructions to merchandise a gift card rack. Some of the terms are confusing to me. For example, what is a facing? If I have anymore questions I will be adding them as a response to this... Continue Reading

Good company to start merchandising?

Any advice on companies that offer merchandising that are willing to take newbies? I do have retail experience but it's been a number of years. TIA... Continue Reading

Re MIDWEST MERCHANDISING

Has anyone ever did merchandising work for midwest merchandising. I worked with them for three years on a monthly basis no problem even recieved great bonuses for last minute shops. Not sure what happened but I have been waitng for a payment for one year now and am unsure what... Continue Reading

Merchandising Companies and Mysterys Shopping

Someone know the companies performed merchandising service in Puerto Rico to apply? And Someone know too the mystery shopping company performed the mystery shops of Walgreens, Texaco Gas Station and Gulf Gas Sation in Puerto Rico? Because I know the Total (www.mysteryshops.com) and Shell(www.baidata.com). Thank you, Cynthia Acabá... Continue Reading

Payment Problem with Midwest Merchandising

Some have problem with Midwest Company to received the payment. I made a merchansiding job for this company my fisrt time in January and at this time I don't received the payment. Midwest wrote me have trouble with his client because he has not paid for this work and that... Continue Reading

MSing and Merchandising

Anyone here do both MS and Merchandising? I would love to hear how you balance your time. How many Mystery shops do you do vs. Merchandising shops? Do you have a route? Does merchandising pay better, worse or same as MS? Any helpful hints or tales of woe are appreciated.... Continue Reading

Mystery and Merchandising

I am searching for mystery and merchandising companies that are in the Prescott and Prescott Valley, Az. Thank you... Continue Reading

Who is doing the $6 Certified merchandising jobs?

is anyone here doing the $6 merchandising jobs that Certified has up for the huge discount department store? I just don't understand how it is worth $6 to even get out of my car, let alone locate back stock, speak to store staff, and set up.... Continue Reading

A&A Merchandising, Feedback

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Demonstrating and Merchandising

How many of you guys do demos and merchandising? I am trying to maximize my paycheck to payoff debt and this sounds intriguing.... Continue Reading

Merchandising

Merchandising can be a good way to make some extra money for the holidays. There are a lot of companies looking for people right now. Many are good paying and the hours are flexible. Many of the projects are easy and take little training. These are the best ones if... Continue Reading

Merchandising? NARMS? card or candy- are they worth it?

Hey all I am a MS'er by nature, MERCHANDISER by force due to light load of MS shops this summer. I am finding small time audits and evaluations to do thru MS companies. I am interested in a set route 2-3 times a week. I got a an offer for... Continue Reading

Merchandising

Those that do merchandsing jobs, what is it about those jobs that you really like. I have never done merchandising. It seems like a lot of work. Is that true?... Continue Reading

Does anyone know of how to learn merchandising/resets?

Hi you all, it's me again, LittleC in remote MI. I am interested in learning merchandising/resets, but it seems that most companies look for "experienced". Does anyone know of a company that will just let you learn as you go? If so, I'd appreciate the heads-up. ... Continue Reading

What are audits / merchandising shops?

What's an audit shop? What may be included in merchandising? I've seen only one ad and it looked awful. Do they pay hourly? Would they tell you if they're looking for long-term part time help or short-term? I wouldn't want to unwittingly get stuck in a long-term job.... Continue Reading

Can anyone tell me what companies offer Merchandising/Auditing in CA.

Hello, I needed some suggestions and referrals to any companies that have merchandising jobs for beginners. I would love to start merchandising and doing auditing jobs.Please let me know of any companies besides Shop N Chek and Certified Market Research.Thank You... Continue Reading

Anytime merchandising AKA MRI

Anyone else out there work for this company and not get paid? There is a group of us getting together and attempting to get our money. I am owed over 4000.00, one guy is over 10,000. one is as small as 600.00. Anyone else out there burned by them?... Continue Reading

Merchandising

Does anyone know how to start in the Merchandising field? I have applied to several companies with no reply. Everyone wants experience, but I can't get the experience if no one will train me! Thanks... Continue Reading

merchandising

How do I find merchandising assignments and does any one have any feed back on this subject?... Continue Reading

Mystery Shopping/Merchandising

I started out doing Mystery Shopping and then when $$ had to be made I started picking up merchandising jobs, promos, and other jobs that turned out to be very lucrative. I did a 21 week promo as a Brand Ambassador for Lutron Electronics at 7 Home Depots. This turned... Continue Reading

Retail Merchandising and Mystery Shopping

Anyone knowing where I might find some work please let me know.I have been in Retail Merchandising for 18 years.I have work for some well know Company's such as The Dial Corpration,Nonesense Pany Hose,Foster Grant and many grocery stores.I know with all you guys out there some can help me.I... Continue Reading

Most Recent mentions of Merchandising

I used to work for Strategic Merchandising Partners and in 2009 they were bought out by Castforce. (Source). October 20, 2014

Its a shame too! Personally, I have not ever worked for them. But I have lots of friends that are merchandisers and the complaints are all the same. (Source). October 19, 2014

Also: Certified Field Associates / Market Force (Theater portal) Certified Field Associates / SPAR (merchandising) Speedmark / Customer Impact (though Market Force kept at least one former Speedmark client) (Source). October 19, 2014

-2 Video Apartment Shops -3 Fine Dining -8 Gas Station Audits -1 Mobile Store -1 Retail Store -1 Credit Card Audit -3 High End Luxury Makeup -2 Nursing Homes -7 Merchandising -1 Testing Center and so it goes. (Source). October 17, 2014

Let's see -2 Video Apartment Shops -3 Fine Dining -8 Gas Station Audits -1 Mobile Store -1 Retail Store -1 Credit Card Audit -3 High End Luxury Makeup -2 Nursing Homes -7 Merchandising -1 Testing Center and so it goes. (Source). October 17, 2014

I was surprised that the shop fee is just $11. A reimbursed 2-gallon fuel purchase and a small merchandise purchase is required. (Source). October 16, 2014

Sandra Sue, can you please share the names of the MS companies that do merchandising shops? (Source). October 15, 2014

I don't know what was going on there, unless the no receipt items were shop-lifted merchandise. (Source). October 14, 2014

Many merchandising companies and the jobs they have are listed in these two places. (Source). October 14, 2014

So I would say the following in the narrative - The cashier attempted to sell additional merchandise to me by asking if perhaps I didn't want to purchase two of them since they were on sale, etc, etc. (Source). October 11, 2014