Steve Yastrow spent the formative years of his career in the hospitality industry, developing and implementing creative marketing ideas that led to outstanding business results. After working his way up to Vice-President of Marketing for Hyatt Hotels and Senior Vice-President of Marketing for Sunterra Resorts, Steve opted to strike out on his own and opened Yastrow & Co. in 1997, enabling him to take his ideas to hundreds of companies in the following years.
Steve earned an MBA at Northwestern University, with majors in economics, finance and marketing, and a B.A. from Indiana University.
Today Yastrow & Co.’s work centers on applying Steve’s breakthrough ideas to the needs of individual businesses.
Experience shows that most distributors are leaving at least two percentage points of gross trading margin on the table. This translates into 2% of total sales. Many companies can ultimately achieve more. The improvement is attainable fairly quickly and has proven to be sustainable. Two percent is the difference between mediocre profit results and stellar performance!