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Have You Become ‘Fat And Lazy’?

submitted by Kevin Graff

Relax … we’re not talking about you personally!
In looking through some old newsletters this week, I ran across one that we wrote more than 13 years ago. The story we wrote about resonates as well today as it did back then. And, the retail market is more competitive than ever...

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.

An Epic “Chicago Way” Celebration Toast

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Fellow professionals, listening to all of you engage today in the User Group activities was a great reminder of one of my favorite personal quotes, "retail is a team sport". Reflecting on the day, two motivating themes loomed Passion and Being First.

5 Things That Refuse To Change in Retail

submitted by Kevin Graff

Everyone always talks about how fast retail is changing. That’s true. But, what’s equally true is that some things just never seem to change. Consider these never-changing issues...

The SMB Guide to Selling Online, Offline, and on Mobile: 5 Steps to Omnichannel Retail Success

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Learn how to go omnichannel. Here's the ultimate — and we mean ultimate — guide to selling online, in-store, and on mobile.

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.

Maybe the Problem Is … You!

submitted by Kevin Graff

No, your significant other didn’t write the title for this blog. Nonetheless, it’s likely not the type of title that gets you excited, but give it a minute of reading. How many times have you said or asked some or all of the following...

‘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.

The “Dock” Blog

submitted by Kevin Graff

Yes, I'm writing this while sitting on the dock on a beautiful morning up north. I'm thinking about all the often overlooked things we don't appreciate enough about working in retail. We spend so much time complaining, worrying and being stressed out that we forget what a great "place" retail is.

The Correlation Between Brand Value and the Most Admired Global Companies

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Meet the 2017 World Most Admired Technology and Retail Companies. Lead, by actualizing your personal and professional brand value dream by engaging passionately with employees / customers and you will be most admired.