The State of Retail 2017 – “WINTER IS HERE” a Fairy-tale or nightmare based on the Game of Thrones.

 “WINTER IS HERE” a Fairy-tale or nightmare based on “Battle of the Bastards” of Game of Thrones. Global retail is facing a winter(s) of discontent as […]

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How Global Warming and Asia are Influencing Global Fashion Brands Range Planning

Global warming and the unpredictability of seasons has made the traditional spring/summer and autumn/winter fashion season range planning a high-risk strategy. British fashion Brand Burberry announced […]

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Planning to Achieve Success in Retail

You need to plan ahead if you want to achieve success in retail. Once the Christmas and sale season has finished you need to be fully […]

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Quick Tips on How to Increase Sales in your Retail Store!

Here are some tips on how to increase sales in your retail store: 1. Re-merchandise and rotate your displays – Give your repeat customers something to […]

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Why Coaching Leads to Success

I’m often asked by retail managers how they can improve the success of their sales team. Many managers are taken aback by my response in suggesting […]

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Better Time Management Improves Success for Retail Managers

To achieve success store managers need to develop effective time management. Retail managers and owners are often pulled and pushed in many different ways due to […]

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Increase Productivity Through Team Cultures

When you lead your business or store you need to create a ‘good place to work’. This is a place where people feel respected and valued […]

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Handling Difficult Situations

It is human nature to want to avoid conflict and potentially stressful situations. Many people avoid dealing with challenging situations altogether and make excuses for avoiding […]

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What are Growing Retailers Doing Right?

In my day to day role as a management consultant and trainer for the retail and consumer industries, I am exposed to a plethora of companies, […]

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How and When to Hold Effective Staff Meetings

Often when we consult to retailers, I am surprised by the lack of interest most retailers have in holding staff meetings. I’m sure that many retail […]

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