Local Office…

In 2013, we reached out to a CPG company that had chosen to manage its Walmart business from the corporate headquarters. The leaders felt that it would be too costly to have a local office with close proximity to their buyer. We were able to convince the company that if they hired a part-time person…

Information Technology…

While our primary focus is finding the best talent to fill roles with consumer packaged goods suppliers and retail industry related firms, CSA has the capabilities to find and place qualified candidates in other business fields. Recently an Arkansas-based power utility used our services to fill a database programmer position in their information technology department.…

Digital Agency…

A digital advertising agency contacted CSA to help them fill a new position in the Bentonville area. Their business with Walmart suppliers had grown to the point they needed a dedicated sales executive in the area to service and grow their business with CPG companies. The position required an experienced sales person with an understanding…

Consulting…

We received a call from a small, privately-owned Walmart supplier, in a panic at having lost 85% of its business when Walmart streamlined assortments storewide under its “Project Impact” initiative. The owner of this family business worried that the company was on the verge of bankruptcy. CSA consulted with the company and introduced the owners…

New CEO…

A very successful company in their industry had no retail exposure. They were looking for a CEO to drive innovation, build a sales force and develop marketing plans which would enable them to go to market with multiple retailers. CSA engaged in the search and sourced high quality candidates for the client company. Each candidate…

Taking the long view…

A client company engaged CSA to find a senior national account manager to help grow their Walmart business. We had the résumé of a candidate who looked like a fantastic fit based on her background. But listening to the candidate describe what she was looking for, we realized the candidate was clearly not a match…