After the Rush Scheduling

After the Rush Scheduling

Scheduling for After the Rush! Every year, in November or December, Store Managers – particularly those working for medium to large chains – are trying to do the impossible…or very nearly impossible. That is, making January schedules with the hours that they are allowed…

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Retail Holiday Spirit

Retail Holiday Spirit

Some people have a lot of holiday spirit and they want to demonstrate that to everyone. They’re happy before, during and after the holiday season. Others are not so crazy about the holidays. Maybe they’re just not the festive type or they don’t celebrate…

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Multi-Channel Retailing

Multi-Channel Retailing

Multi-Channel Retailing At a basic level, any commercial transaction that involves a direct sale to a consumer at any point of time may be termed as retailing. It can be the selling of apparel, books, music, footwear, grocery items or other things. Such a…

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Know How to Interview, Hire and Train

Know How to Interview, Hire and Train

The Highly Successful Retail Manager (HSRM) knows the ‘cause’** is maximizing revenue and profit and that he must hire people who will further that cause. The HSRM interviews with the purpose of hiring competent – potentially great – individuals who show indications of being…

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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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Retail Store Categories

Retail Store Categories

Retail Store Categories Based on NAICS Classification System The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. NAICS will reshape the way we view our changing economy. NAICS was developed jointly by the U.S., Canada and Mexico…

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Never Ever Give Up in Retail!

Retail Mall

Never Ever Give Up! If you’ve given up…if you’ve already decided that you’re not going to participate in any further personal or professional development, then don’t bother reading the rest. It’s all about success, personal and professional growth, and betterment. It’s about overcoming common…

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