Word to the RetailWise II

attention on loss prevention.

Protect your profits by focusing the right amount of attention on loss prevention. Consider the story, below, about an employee who stole company time and charged up huge telephone bills by calling a 1-900 number! It goes without saying that retail stores, being open to…

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How to Hire Right & Keep Them

How to Hire Right & Keep Them

Recruitment isn’t just about hiring, it’s about retention, and that means hiring the right person in the first place rather than someone who merely appears to be the right person. It costs far more to hire and train a new employee – on any…

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Are You Losing Sales?

Are you Losing Sales?

If you are of the opinion that you can hire associates, have them complete ‘new hire’ paperwork, tell them a little bit about your store and your customers, train them on how to use whatever equipment they will need to operate on the job…

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Leave Head Office to Learn

Leave Head Office to Learn

There’s something about ‘the office’, isn’t there? It’s that place where we get quiet time to get our thoughts together. We can close the door and really get some serious work done. The office is where all of our equipment and files – physical…

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Word to the RetailWise XI

Time Management in Retail

To manage your time effectively, you have to understand why Retail Managers need a unique approach to time management.   There are a lot of people working in a number of industries that just can’t use the standard time management techniques that are out there. And…

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Market Potential

Market Potential

Retail Location Selection & Market Potential through Predictive Analytics Increased competition and shrinking profit margins in the retail industry have necessitated a demand for sophisticated predictive analytics. Organizations want to know what they can expect from a new or existing location over the long…

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