I asked Chat GPT (a popular AI tool) the following question:
How much should a consultant charge for a Category Development project similar to what Kevin Hillstrom performs?
This was the final paragraph in the answer.
Given these factors, the fees for a Category Development project similar to what Kevin Hillstrom performs can range from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. It's important to discuss the specific details of the project with the consultant and negotiate a fee that both parties are comfortable with.
When a software application determines your value as a consultant (and this won't happen soon, but it is coming), tell me how as a consultant you overcome what the algorithm says you are worth?
Now take this a step further ... you write copy for Macy's. How are you going to defend your value against an application custom-built to write compelling copy to move products on an e-commerce site?
The automation of your warehouses ... a process you've all been through ... is coming for professional jobs.