” How to Run a Prosperous Retail Business”
THE 2020 RETAIL OPERATIONS LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
Results That Pay Off Instantly – Practical, Applicable, Actionable Insights & Techniques
August 10-11-12, 2020 – Marriott Fallsview, Niagara Falls, ON, CA
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Did you know? – “Companies that employed training on a regular basis posted shareholder returns 86% above firms that didn’t increase training and 45% higher than the market average.” (American Society of Training and Development)
Did you also know about these dramatic differences between the weakest and the strongest retail leaders? (Research: Zenger-Folkman)
4-6 times higher profits
6 times higher sales revenues
10-20 times higher levels of employee engagement
3-4 times reduction in employees thinking about quitting
50% fewer employees that do leave
Double the satisfaction with pay and job security
4-5 times more employees “willing to go the extra mile”
1.5 times higher customer satisfaction ratings
“The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop”
This 3 day workshop is filled with proven and powerful methods that, when skillfully put into practice, will put you in control of the destiny of your retail business.
In our experience, “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop” attendees always turn out to be an energetic, inspired group of people; open to new and different ideas and thirsty for information that will provide them with solutions and helps them drive their business forward.
Let’s talk about some of the reasons why our past inspired attendees have told us that they want to take another DMSRetail workshop…they gave us quite a few but we can’t just start listing them one after the other or we won’t get to more of what we really want you to know about “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop”.
So, here they are – the 5 most compelling reasons why all of our past attendees want to attend another DMSRetail workshop:
Presentations by experts who are passionate about retail, and business in general, and clearly demonstrate that they know how retail businesses really work. Nothing theoretical. This is real.
Opportunity to work, and share knowledge, with other inspired retail people from varied retail concepts and from countries all over the world; to understand different perspectives; to mingle and share stories.
Receive outstanding information on Retail Analytics and Retail Business Intelligence – explained in their terms so they can easily relate to the technology. Attendees learn what is possible now, and into the future, and how it is achievable. Retailers want to stay abreast of developments in this area and they find the BI session very enlightening.
Learn exactly how to handle Performance Management and Succession Planning in a way that makes the process simple, scalable and easy to align within the organization.
Learn many, many ways to effectively manage and motivate people; how to make sure their organizations are consistently working on developing and maintaining a performance culture.
These are pretty powerful reasons…but it doesn’t end here. We always get very positive feedback regarding the professional manner in which the workshops are run; the comfort of the meeting room in a four or five star hotel; the service and the food – we provide a continental breakfast, an incredible lunch and delicious refreshments available throughout the day!
Following Graphic Summarizes Key Points:
“It’s the things you learn after you think you know it all”
If you have a desire to make a difference in your business every single day then you should register and attend “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop” because this is the one place you will be guaranteed to increase your own knowledge and understanding of retailing in the 21st Century and learn how you can contribute more to the success of your organization.
|Praise for “The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop”|
“The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop provided by DMSRetail has exceeded expectations. The Program has provided me with new ideas and methods to getting the job done effectively. The delivery of the content and the use of examples and and scenarios was exceptional. I would definitely recommend this session to others within my company. You can consider me a “delighted customer”. R. S. Head of Retail, Digicel
“Once again, thank you for the training, I appreciate the learning I got from this workshop and look forward in pursuing other training sessions you might offer.” A. A. B – Retail Strategy Consultant – Value Retail PLC
“I recommend “The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop” very highly to others; as long as they are not the competition” A. H. – Sales Manager – Harvey Nichols
“The DMSRetail Operations Leadership Workshop is a complete tool which would assist a retailer achieve the critical success factor essential to position your company above the competitive clutter and serve your customers better.” R. V. – Brand Manager – Sun & Sand Sports LLC
Now, let us divulge another compelling reason to register for The Retail Operations Management Workshop…
Retail Leadership Traits and Performance Management for Growth…
The old saying “Seek and you shall find” has been around for such a long time for good reason; because it’s true. Seeking knowledge is always a good thing. You are doing it right now. And you are looking for a strategy – perhaps, an organizational development strategy – to help you to find that edge; that knowledge that will propel you and your business to greater success.
No doubt you are aware that developing effective strategies for your business is key to your success. And if you aren’t aware – that’s ok too. “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop” delves into critical strategy development in a way that just makes sense regardless of what stage you are at.
The content for this portion of the workshop was developed by the President of a very successful company. He, and the key players in his organization developed an amazing blueprint for success.
Everyday some companies enjoy the benefits of having an Effective (i.e. Working…) “People Development and Organizational Strategy” in place.
All of the employees in the organization know their part; they understand exactly what is expected of them and they deliver. Wow, just think of what that means in today’s “Digitally Transformed” and “Highly Demanding” customer environment.
It does sound a bit too good to be true, we grant you that. So, then, maybe there is more to it – perhaps it is not as simple as it sounds. Without question, it takes work – something most of us are not afraid of particularly when the rewards for that work are so great. But what it really takes is know-how. The know-how is delivered at “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop”.
When the blueprint is followed the work is being done en route to the final destination where the business flourishes and your key players are at peak performance and both the business and the employees reap the rewards resulting from stellar performance.
If you want to have a first class business, it’s not enough to have a few star players that put on a great show when they’re around – you have to have every player put on a great show every time they’re on stage – or acting on behalf of your company – every time they interact with one of your customers. Certainly you will have some ‘top guns’ as any organization would. But why not have more ‘top guns’? Why not have everyone become as close to a ‘top gun’ as they possibly can?
“You are not effective if you dazzle some of the people some of the time.
You need to dazzle all of the people all of the time.”
It’s been said that an organization is only as good as its weakest link. That is a fact. Conduct a study of companies whose reputation was destroyed or, at least, degraded by poor performers – or weak links – and you’ll be surprised at how many you find.
In retail, or any business for that matter, even having one customer subjected to the weak link in your organization, or to your resident under achiever, should be avoided at all cost. You simply cannot afford to have bad encounters with customers.
But how do you avoid that? It’s a daunting task, isn’t it?
At “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop” we will walk participants through the blueprint for success that is the Personal Development and Organizational Strategy.
Proven techniques that are discussed at “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop”, have resulted in 30% increase of revenues in 2 consecutive years putting the annual sales of this one company to over $100M.
The Focus on Sales
Did you know that there are people working in sales organizations – chains of retail stores to be exact – that do not truly understand what a sales focus is? They talk about sales, and report it and forecast it and certainly lament the lack of it – but they most definitely do not understand it. Mainly because they don’t “Get” the underlying relationship between “Sales” and “Customers”.
You will leave with a full and complete understanding of what steps you can take to ensure that everyone working in your organization – those above, those below and everyone in between – clearly understands the equation for mastering the performance mentality and a true sales focus.
|Praise for “The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop”|
“Again I would like to thank DMSRetail team for the precious time we had, it was really one of the best fruitful workshops I have ever attended.” J. A. – Retail Operations Manager – Bestseller
“I rated this workshop as “Excellent (5 out of 5)” because it helped me implement performance management in my retail operation with excellent results.” B. R. – Managing Partner – Avenue Trading LLC
“Thanks for a wonderful Workshop, it has been time well invested. The work experience Instructors shared with us throughout the Workshop was enriching and endorsed the quality of the teachings as well as its credibility.” C. D. – Operations Manager – Farmacias Los Hidalgos
“The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop has provided me with many very helpful ideas on how to run a successful retail operation. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to be successful in retail.” M. T. – Owner, CEO – Eagle Leather
“Very illuminating…Thought Provoking…Very Challenging.” A. L. B. – CEO – Above & Beyond
The Sales Management portion of The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop is not for the faint of heart. It is a hard hitting, call it like it is, real life session that details how Managers and Business Owners in a sales organization must behave and must do if the organization, and all of the people in it, are to be successful.
If you want performance, you’ll get the “Formula” for how to get it.
Retail Math, Retail Metrics, KPI’s, Retail Balanced Scorecards and Retail Business Intelligence (Including AI-Artificial Intelligence)…
Until you explore new and different things, well you just don’t know what you don’t know. Retail is an old business model, but…how you manage your retail business in 21st century is new and different and exciting….particularly when you discover things you didn’t know existed.
Which brings us to Retail Business Intelligence and what it can do for your organization. (Some call it Big Data and/or Analytics)
If you are like many retailers out there, you may see technology as a “necessary evil” or, perhaps, you see technology as something useful for reporting on what has already happened. Sales were this much, gross margin was this much, expenses were this much and then your bottom line is displayed at the bottom of the report – the report of what has already happened. It’s already history.
Now, knowing your history is necessary and important but what do you think it would be like to have a prediction of outcomes beforehand? That would be a lot more powerful, wouldn’t it? Anytime we can have some control or influence over something it’s preferable to just reading the report, the history, to tell you what already happened, don’t you think?
The use of BI (Business Intelligence) and, specifically, predictive analytics is still in quite limited use in retail organizations. Business Intelligence is a phrase that may not even resonate with retailers – they’re thinking “what is it anyway?”. For that reason, many retailers still shy away from it. But those days are gone.
Business Intelligence must be discovered, understood and embraced by retailers. There are many ways that BI can help your business succeed. It’s not rocket science. Well, actually, to be fair to the people who come up with the algorithms, they probably are rocket scientists or something similar…but the users certainly don’t need to be. In fact, the concepts behind BI can be understood very easily and the value of it is undeniable. At the Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop you’ll hear examples that will astound you. You’ll hear about millions of dollars in savings being realized on one marketing campaign and much, much more. Definitely some AHA!! moments in this portion of the program!
The problem, until now, is that BI companies often fail in their attempts to deliver the information to the retailer. The outcome is that retailers continue to shun this technology.
This is truly a mistake. BI has a huge role to play in any retail business – the extent to which each retailer must decide. But, first, education is in order.
As with any other tool we seek to help us develop our business, we have to know where to find credible information in order to become educated on the use, features and benefits of that tool; we must make it our business to understand what, if anything, it can do for us – this may mean countless hours of study and fact finding – and then determine whether or not we want to put that tool to work for us.
There is no better place for a retail manager to receive this education and understanding quickly and completely than “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop”.
The Business Intelligence presentation is geared to the workshop attendees – Retail professionals. It is naturally assumed that the attendees are not IT professionals.
Part of that statement warrants repeating because it’s so important, so…
The BI presentation is geared to the workshop attendees.
No one can impart this knowledge, to retail professionals, the way DMSRetail can.
So, rest assured that you will take away an excellent understanding of Business Intelligence and how you can take advantage of it to lift your retail business to new heights, if you so desire.
You should know that the Presenters for Business Intelligence are also extremely well qualified and have many years of experience and top knowledge in the following areas (Which means they can ANSWER your questions):
Retail Management at the Senior Level for prominent retailers
Effective Retail Operations for Maximum Profit
Retail Metrics and Analytics
Retail Sales Management and Business Development
What You’ll Also Discover:
Retail Performance Metrics, KPI’s and Balanced Scorecards for Retail Management – Identification and Selection of the critical KPI’s for correct balanced scorecard implementation and much more.
How to effectively utilize Business Intelligence in all areas of retail operations to boost sales and profit – Retailers are increasingly focusing on how they can improve customer intelligence and remove wasteful spending. A survey of Aberdeen’s retail community revealed that Business Intelligence (BI) is the top technology that retailers will be focusing on. (Aberdeen Group)
Leading concepts and best practices in Retail Executive Leadership for Performance Management – Strategic enablement, Strategic staffing models, how to create high performance culture, how to develop strategic imperatives, and much more
Retail Sales and Operations Success Blueprint to maximize sales and profits – 16 step formula to improve any metric by 20% in 180 days.
Workshop leaders have a combined experience of more than 135 years in various Retail Executive positions.
This workshop is designed for Advanced Retail Managers interested in discovering leading edge information, knowledge and insights. Through methodical intellectual property transfer from retail experts to participants, through the use of case studies and industry best practices that showcase required skills and strategies, this workshop examines what generates sales and profits and what doesn’t.
|Praise for “The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop”|
“I really enjoyed the workshop. Found it very interesting and learned a lot. I would come again. Met some great people. Dianne and Matt are wonderful.” C. Y. – Retail Operations Manager
“Thank you! Thank you! You have given me so much useful information to take back. I feel energized and excited to put a plan in place to get my numbers where I want them to be. I’ll suggest that my other co-workers get the training/do the workshop” C. H. – Retail Operations Manager – Unicomer Group
“Extremely informative workshop and I can’t wait to implement ideas when I return. Excellent facilitation and I would highly recommend this course/workshop to “anyone” in any “position” in the retail world.” A.McA. – Retail Operations Manager – NWTel
“One of the best training I ever attended” A.A. – Vice President, Operations – Nahdi Medical Company
“I think it was very enlightening and practical, the speed was good too. I was listening and constantly thinking how to use the tools in my company. Definitely worth it, thanks a lot.” A.R. – CEO – Just Kidding LLC.
Retail Management Training from a totally pragmatic perspective, it provides leading edge information, discusses critical factors that impact success and profitability directly.
The program contains actual and complex retail management challenges in various retail operational fields.
It also covers the latest concepts and best practices in Performance Management and Leadership, Sales Management, Retail Marketing and Analytics, Retail Key Performance Indicators, Balanced Scorecards and related Retail Math in great depth.
Innovative customer service strategies, total service quality and customer service action plans are also covered. The result is an effective retail manager equipped with the necessary knowledge, tools and insights ready to positively and dramatically impact the performance of his/her company.
Throughout the 3 days, attendees will participate in exercises in Leadership and People Skills, Customer Service Strategies, Balanced Score Cards, Sales Management, Communications and Learning Intelligences.
And the Networking Opportunity is Outstanding…
RETAIL LEADERSHIP FOR EMPLOYEE SUSTAINABILITY:
Understanding the Performance Framework
How to ‘Do things better’
Leading from the Front – the Sustainability Platform
Managing Interactions with Employees
Strategic Staffing Model for Top Performance
DMSRetail’s Proprietary Performance Framework
Sales Forecasting, Budgets and Quota Establishment
Competitive Strategies – Positioning
Relationship and Solution Selling Applied to Retail
Utilization of ‘Bite Size’ Training
Compensation Strategies for Top Performance
Incentives, Rewards and Motivation that Work!
Key Performance Indicators
Website Metrics and Measurements
Applications of ‘One Number’ Management
Retail Balanced Scorecards
OMNI CHANNEL OPERATIONS:
Interaction of various Online Channels & Media
Operational Impact Opportunity Inventory Workload
Consumer Buying Patterns
Last Mile Considerations
Unified Experience for the Customer
UTILIZATION OF BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN RETAIL OPERATIONS:
Specific Application of B.I. and A.I. in Retail
Using Retail B.I. and A.I. to ‘Do Things Better’ Performance Data Customer Trend Analysis
Consumer Targeting, Customer and Market Profiles & Segmentation
Trade Area Analysis & Store Network Optimization
Advertising Mix Analysis
CUSTOMER VALUE MANAGEMENT:
|Praise for “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop”|
“Thanks a lot for this amazing workshop. The amount of useful information is really unbelievable. Also the amount of real life examples and videos are incredible. N.S.H. – Head of Retail – Heineken
“Great workshop packed with relevant information to learn from and implement throughout all areas of our business. Would highly recommend this to any retail operations / retail management professional.” B.C. – Head of Operations – AdventureHQ
“In these 3 days my mind about retail management has increased ten fold. I took the most out of the KPI’s, metrics, store and staff development programmes…which I will be implementing. Great Workshop !” G-L.S. – Regional Manager – AdventureHQ
“A very informative and relevant workshop. Excellent material. All subject matters easy to understand and can be easily applied to current operation. Informative and inspiring tutor. Overall Excellent Course ! ” M.S. – Head of Retail – Ferrari World
“Very enlightening workshop on Retail Sales & Operations and much more. Very happy to put other team members through the same experience and invest into their learning” S.K. – CEO – DDE
“Because of this workshop, we will move to #1” C.B. – Senior Manager – RBS
The Harvard Service-Profit Chain
Improving Customer Engagement
Creating the Experience Your Customer Wants to Pay For
Customer Acquisition & Retention Techniques in the Offline and Online Worlds
Using proven techniques that are discussed at “The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop”, one of our consultants took the poorest performing district, out of 9, to the #1 spot in less than one year.
Who Should Attend:
The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop is most useful for business owners, middle to upper management, high volume region/district managers, Head Office personnel and suppliers to retail who would benefit from understanding retail operations management.
The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop is intended for any retail manager who is responsible for Store Operations, Sales Management and Customer Service. This includes, but is not limited to, Store Operations Management (Directors, VP’s, Region and Area Managers), General Managers and Head of Retail positions, as well as high-volume Store or Sales Managers. In addition, any manager in a retail head office who has the desire or need to have a strong understanding of field operations to make them more effective in their position.
The Retail Operations Leadership Workshop will be of tremendous value to middle management; providing the tools and techniques as well as the understanding to drive business at store, district, region and national levels.
Why You Should Attend:
Practical, applicable and actionable content delivered by top experts in Retail Sales & Operations Management to drive your sales, productivity and profitability. Proven to increase those metrics by double digits. Check out the testimonials.
Value: Apart from acquiring complete knowledge, participants will enjoy a 30-Day unlimited Q&A through email after the workshop (A $1,000 value by itself)
ROI: Return on investment can be as high as 1,000 times the registration fee based on your company revenues and how many techniques, ideas and methods from the workshop you implemented.
Positions you as an expert .
Creates a “larger picture” mentality.
Improves your standing as a Retail Management Leader
Three days that will produce a lifetime of results.
Guarantee: If you feel that for whatever reason this workshop is not suitable to your needs by the end of the first morning, we will refund your registration fee right on the spot.
Full Year Membership in Retail Business Academy. (Value: $1,164)
The Retail Sales/Operations Management Workshop is led by senior members of DMSRetail as well as members of Senior Management from leading companies in the industry, with extensive know-how in Retail Management and with 135 years of combined experience.
Please note: Class size is strictly limited to 25 people. First come, first served. Group discount applies to 3 or more participants from the same company registering at the same time.
Please also note: Non Disclosure agreement with the participant will be required; agreeing to the use of the information obtained in this workshop for their own or their company’s purposes only. Outside dissemination of the Workshop content is strictly prohibited.
What is Included:
Presentations, practical exercises and case studies
All workshop materials and all take away materials including Retail Success Strategies (DVD)(Retail Value: $197), Recent Retail Technologies (DVD)(Retail Value: $197) and
Full Year of Retail Business Academy Membership (Retail Value: $1,164)
Suddenly it hits you what a bargain this is when you realize the revolutionary impact this will have on your success.
Payment Details & How to Pay:
1. Registration fees for the Workshop: Individual Rate: US$1,995.00 ($2,495 if you pay at the door – subject to availability)
2. Company Checks or Bank (Wire) transfers are accepted. Call +1 (312) 239-0919 or email: [email protected] to get the transfer details.
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August 10-11-12, 2020 – Marriott Fallsview, Niagara Falls, ON, CA
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August 10-11-12, 2020
Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa
Niagara Falls, ON, CA
Contact: Josephine Hill
email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 (312) 239-0919 or +1 (800) 953-4501
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