Spotlight on Success: Fresh Collective

submitted by Kevin Graff

We talk a lot about the importance of celebrating successes with your retail teams. There’s no right or wrong way to do this; just make sure you’re actually doing it and making it a part of your regular daily, weekly and monthly operations in the store.

Look What The Stork Brought To Your Store!

submitted by Kevin Graff

So, what has the Stork brought to your store? You see, your new employees are much like new babies (hang in there with me if you’re a new employee … I’m not calling you a baby!). New employees certainly aren’t babies, but you need to care for them in many of the same ways.

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Don’t let those darned fraudsters and wrongdoers get the best of your biz.Make your store more secure AND profitable with these tips for lowering shrinkage.

Are you just playing store?

submitted by Kevin Graff

I had a recent girl’s day out; long overdue and naturally included retail therapy in one of my favourite clothing shops. I have a hard time being a “regular customer” without assessing the entire customer experience! I want to tell you all the amazing goodies I found...but I have a bigger story...

Time Management for Retailers: 7 Tips to Save Time and Get More Done

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Feel like you need more than 24 hours to complete all your tasks? Here are 7 retail-centric tips to help you get more done in less time.

Lessons from the front lines: inside a Communication Workshop

submitted by Jim Roddy

I’ve peered inside businesses large and small, and the only org I’ve seen that had everyone on the same page was when I was a self-employed sole proprietor. And that communication Shangri-La lasted only until I hired my first part-time employee.

How to Prevent and Handle Robberies and Theft in Retail

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Are you equipped to handle retail theft and robberies? These things can happen unexpectedly. Here's how to ensure you don't get caught off guard.

‘Brick mining’: Why a need for data led Fabletics to open stores

submitted by Laura Heller

There's a good lesson here on new ways to use stores to drive business across channels.

Without Critical Thinking, Your Business Will Start Sinking

submitted by Jim Roddy

If I was limited to teach just one business concept to my organization, I’d choose Critical Thinking. Critical Thinking helps you in every situation – hiring, employee management, conflict resolution, customer service, strategic planning, and even choosing what to serve at the annual holiday party.

Hiring Retail Sales Associates and Managers? Here’s How to Get It Exactly Right

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Hiring for your retail store? These tips and templates will ensure you find the best person for the job.