Four demands driving new levels of strategic collaboration

submitted by Chris Petersen

Retail will not be won by the best products or price. It will be won by those who collaborate to offer a better experience.

Retail Merchandising: How Do You Sell Slow-Moving Stock? (A Chat with Christine Guillot)

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Dealing with slow or dead stock? Here are some proven merchandising techniques to help you sell slow-moving inventory.

TOP 8 Things You Need to Get On Top of NOW To Be Ready For Christmas

submitted by Kevin Graff

I've learned over time that the challenges aren't unique from manager to manager and, since I am in charge of our award-winning online retail training system at Graff, I happen to have access to a ton of tried and true techniques to take a manager from struggling to ALL-STAR...

You’re Busy? Get Over Yourself And Lead

submitted by Kevin Graff

Busy? We're all busy. What we need are Leaders who aren't too busy to actually lead.

The Disruptive Future of Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Consumer Trends Collide with Increased Theft Opportunities. Security business as usual will not be an option. The CXX suite will demand new loss prevention solutions that do not detract from differentiated immersive brand experiences.

How to Sell More Gift Cards in Your Retail Store: 6 Proven Ways

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Gift cards are God's gift to retail. But in order to get the most out of them, you need pump up your sales efforts. Here are 6 ways to do just that.

Do you truly hold yourself Accountable, first?

submitted by Kevin Graff

Playing the ‘blame game’ is the norm, where everyone and everything else is to blame for everything that goes wrong. Unless you begin with “What could I do to make this better?” you’ll never move forward.

Retail Analytics: How to Use Data to Win More Sales and Customers

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Data is only as good as how you use it. This post tackles 5 powerful ways to leverage data to make smarter decisions and be a more awesome retailer overall.

What gets in the way of training success at store level?

submitted by Kevin Graff

What does it take to roll out a great training program at store level? Better yet, what does it take to sustain a great training program at store level? Do you have the answer on the tip of your tongue? Don’t fret, from what I can tell, the majority of retailers out there don’t have the answers.

Is Ecommerce Really Killing Brick and Mortar Retail? (a Q&A with Neil Saunders)

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

We found the real culprit behind the "death" of physical retail. Read our Q&A with retail analyst Neil Saunders to discover what's driving shoppers away.