Use the Spirit of Christmas In Your Store!

submitted by Kevin Graff

Here we are, just 11 'sleeps' away from Christmas day. How have sales been in your stores so far this holiday selling season? Hitting your targets? Celebrating success? But, ask yourself a bigger question: Do you have the Christmas spirit yet? Does your staff? How about your customers?

5 Things You Need To Do Now To Drive Holiday Sales

submitted by Kevin Graff

It's hard to believe Christmas is almost here. Are you ready to make this a great selling season? There's no reason why you can't sell more! Here are 5 things we think you need to get on top of right now if you haven't already...

Um…What the Heck Are You Doing In the Backroom?

submitted by Kevin Graff

Managers...your job is all about driving sales and service through your staff. If your customers are on the floor and your staff is out there with them, don’t you think that’s where you should be too??!!

The 2018 Definitive Retail Success Formulas

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

"Step with care and great tact, and remember that Shopping's a Great Balancing Act." Understand first your unique value propositions in the retail model spectrum. Find your technological link to personalized communications with the consumer. Prepare to pivot to new technology platforms

Anatomy of a Well-Designed Store: Retail Design and Layout Insights from Kizer & Bender

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Looking to improve the design and layout of your retail store? This post offers timeless and practical advice you can immediately put into action.

Happy (almost) Black Friday Selling!

submitted by Kevin Graff

Now’s the time (more than ever!) to keep everyone’s eyes clearly focused on their targets. But how do you do this? Try the following...

Black Friday countdown! 3 things to get on top of NOW to prepare for success!

submitted by Kevin Graff

Black Friday is the holiday selling kick-off that we've waited for all year! Knowing that so many purchase decisions are made at store level, it's time to ensure everyone on the floor is at the top of their game. Here are 3 more things you can do right now to help you increase sales...

Kick-Start Holiday Sales With A Staff Contest

submitted by Kevin Graff

If you want to kick-start your holiday sales, develop and launch a sales contest that will get your staff’s attention and produce solid results. Sound easy? It’s not! To drive success on the sales floor, your contest must follow these important guidelines...

The Quintessential Leadership Success Formula

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Career & Life Advice from Tom Cruise, Don Corleone, & Rocky Balboa . Prepare to succeed through gobs of reticent preparation, have fun knowing that your audience prefers inspiration, and do not ever forget that success is a team sport by saying thank you.

3 Gifts You Should Be Giving Your Staff For Christmas

submitted by Kevin Graff

My favourite season of retail is upon us. Now when I’m out in stores and see the beginnings of this awesome holiday start to pop up, I can easily identify the many “gifts” my dad gave to his sales team to set them up for success, not just at Christmas, but the entire year through.