Focused exclusively on the personal care and daily lifestyle categories, we also provide retailers of all sizes with the merchandising expertise needed to maximize sales and reduce costs. Whether you run a chain of large-scale supermarkets or a single family-owned store, our team of distribution and category management specialists can integrate and manage all aspects of your health & nutrition, beauty care, and general household segments. The result is greater profits in these important high margin categories and more time for you to focus on the rest of your business.
Zoning and facing suggestions through effective use of polarogram software.
Planning of space and category management in consumers’ point of view.
Suggestions of store development resulted in a long tern success of retailers.
Presentation of product information and consumer market trends as a product specialist.
Determining extracted from accumulated consumer market trends of each retailer.
Planning of promotions and marketing strategies based on consumer market trends and sales data.
Effective facing suggestions based of analysis of sales data
Proposal of product line in consumers’ point of view, in coordination with manufactures.
For best results, each product category should be viewed as a separate business unit, requiring its own unique sales and marketing strategy. PMAI fulfills this need by integrating strategic marketing and category management with advanced distribution services. As category specialists, we provide the full-service merchandising expertise you need to maximize revenue and profits in your personal care and daily lifestyle business.
PMAI offers a comprehensive range of personal care and healthy lifestyle products representing many of the leading Japanese brands. We now carry more than 7,000 items and utilize sales data analysis and efficient space management techniques to support retailers in optimizing their product selection.
Building on our founders’ broad experience in the manufacturing industry, PMAI has direct access to marketing and product research, which gives us a great advantage over our competitors. As a category management specialist, we are able to provide the latest and most popular products from Japan.
PMAI plays a fundamental role in advancing supply chain management. We continually research the latest merchandise and consumer behavior. This information is communicated to Japanese manufacturers and is jointly analyzed to develop innovative new products that respond to consumer needs and create opportunities for client retailers.
In 2007 PMAI became a member of JFC International Inc., a leading distributor of Japanese/Asian foods in Asian-American communities as well as the mainstream market.
PMAI benefits greatly from the synergy with JFC Group by utilizing its tremendous resources, including a nationwide marketing strategy and firmly established sales channels. In addition, PMAI also has access to JFC’s marketing and merchandising database, IT system, Quality Assurance methods, and logistic systems.
The PMAI information system was designed to optimize efficiency and to promote integrated business solutions.Highlights include:
PMAI’s PDA order entry system and barcode-based operation is utilized to attain the highest level of accuracy in order processing. This information system makes possible quick and precise tracking of inventory and shipments, maximizing warehouse performance along the chain of distribution. These efforts result in accurate and efficient shipping and inventory management.
PMAI’s warehouse management system and continual analysis of market and historical sales trends anticipate inventory needs.
We offer various ordering options that provide real-time inventory and shipment information. Whether ordering on-site with our visiting sales representative, by phone, or electronically using EDI or on the Web, you can be sure that your order will lead to timely and accurate delivery.
In 2001, a group of leading manufacturers and distributors of health, beauty and general household goods founded PMAI to further develop the growing US market. By combining their expertise and experience within the import and distribution industries, PMAI was able to identify and respond to the needs of the Asian retail market. PMAI became a member of JFC Group in 2007. JFC International, Inc., a company with a proud history spanning over a century, is the largest North America distributor of Japanese/Asian food products.
Our mission is to integrate marketing, product research, and logistics experience to serve our customers with the highest level of integrity, and bring solutions that improve business through efficiency, dependability, and innovation.
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