Retail Disasters & Victories

Retail Disasters & Victories

Retail Disasters & Victories Throughout history, there have been many, many examples of people who have succeeded in a given field, or discipline, through the application of common sense, hard work, firm principles and, above all, great leadership skills.   In retail, this combination…

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Pushing for Performance

Shopper

The fiscal month is coming to a close. The store’s sales performance has been lackluster for several months but, this month, they are doing much better. This coming Saturday is the last day of the month. The Store Manager wants to take the day…

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Pay More, Expect More, Get More

Workshop Venue: WestinToronto

Pay More, Expect More, Get More It’s time for more retailers to test the ‘pay more expect more, get more’ theory. It seems that retailers have always argued against higher wages, benefits and full-time positions citing exorbitant wage costs as the reason. While it…

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Follow Up or Foul Up

Retail Math Workshop Venue 2 - Sheraton on the Falls

It takes a lot of effort and energy to follow up on all of the tasks and directives that we, as leaders, assign to our subordinates on a daily basis. If we fail to follow up, then much of what we expected to be…

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