Our track record speaks for itself

We’re experts at strategic planning that accelerates time to market and expands sales channels, along with data-driven business management that optimizes execution and control. Here are just some of the world-class brands we've helped launch and grow.

We never stop working for your success

We give our brands unparalleled service—and deliver unsurpassed results—with customized plans across retailers’ complete multichannel offerings.

Sales
Planning

Introducing brands to retailers through line reviews, retailer feedback, timing, merchandising, advertising, and inventory planning.

Channel
Expansion

Helping retail partners Sell In, Sell Through, and Sell More™ by driving awareness, consideration, and purchase intent.

Best-in-class
Operations

Maximizing scorecard metrics, controlling inventory, and ensuring our brands’ ongoing success.

 

Market Research
& Consumer Insights

Increasing competitive advantage and consumer knowledge to maximize growth potential.

Unmatched capabilities, unlimited flexibility

With broad capabilities and deep understanding across all aspects of sales and operations, the Powerplay Rep Group does whatever it takes to help each brand succeed.

Strategic planning to help with speed-to-market

Product and industry research to support go-to-market approach

Operations expertise designed to integrate within multiple classes-of-trade systems

Channel expansion planning to deliver comprehensive growth

Product, pricing, and placement strategies to support brand growth

Forecasting, monitoring, and optimization to keep brands growing

Logistics expertise designed to streamline supply chain touchpoints

In-store and online services to provide our brands with complete retail service flexibility

Doing it all, doing it right

From forecasting and planning, to inventory and supply chain management, to ongoing monitoring and reporting, our Operations team provides end-to-end expertise and support to maximize opportunities.

Brand Setup
We work with every major retailer in North America and know their systems and processes inside and out. We get our brands ready to move quickly by:
  • Organizing supply chain needs
  • Managing inventory levels
  • Completing item setups and onboarding
Brand Management
We support brands and retailers with forecasting, inventory, and shipping. Our inventory analysts work with retailers to ensure profits aren't being left on the table by:
  • Monitoring reporting 24/7
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Maintaining a nearly 1:1 ops-to-sales ratio

Powerplay Rep Group in action: GoPro

After building support from hardcore users in the specialty retail space, GoPro turned to Powerplay’s Rep Group for help growing the brand and capturing new customers.

Go Pro Case Study

Our team of experts

Clay Merrigan
Clay Merrigan
Intern
John Orth
John Orth
Controller
Alissa Bolke
Alissa Bolke
Marketing Manager
Patrick DuBore
Patrick DuBore
Sr Partner - Rep Group
Gretchen Olson
Gretchen Olson
VP of Operations
Laura VanValkenburg
Laura VanValkenburg
Sales Rep
Jody Morris
Jody Morris
Operations Analyst
James Rieger
James Rieger
Accountant
Connor Uzlik
Connor Uzlik
Accountant
Daniel L. Stark
Daniel L. Stark
Senior Operations Analyst
Jared Ridge
Jared Ridge
Operations Analyst
Dominique Holwerda
Dominique Holwerda
Operations Analyst
Steve Skavnak
Steve Skavnak
Sales Rep
Maggie Arnold
Maggie Arnold
Sales Rep
Chris Fleck
Chris Fleck
CFO & COO, Partner
Stacy Valdez
Stacy Valdez
Senior Accountant
Jenny Yang
Jenny Yang
Sales Rep
Nicole Eich
Nicole Eich
Operations Analyst
Tanya Pade
Tanya Pade
Accountant
Bridget Leibold
Bridget Leibold
Operations Coodinator
Jon Lezon
Jon Lezon
Managing Partner - Rep Group
Sheryl Pelto
Sheryl Pelto
Operations Analyst
Jeff Petschl
Jeff Petschl
Co-founder & Principal
Kevin Leisen
Kevin Leisen
Co-Founder & Partner - Incentives
Emilie Horvath
Emilie Horvath
Operations Coordinator
Jess Beasley
Jess Beasley
Operations Analyst
Mendy Stites
Mendy Stites
Operations Analyst
Tracy Thie
Tracy Thie
Co-founder & Principal