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RSPA INSPIRE Speakers Echo Key Growth Principles for Retail Resellers

submitted by Jim Roddy

Conference keynote speakers should make you pause from the day-to-day of your business and think about your org’s strategies through a different lens. That’s exactly what the authors of the book The Roadside MBA did across three mornings at RSPA INSPIRE 2017 held at the St. Kitts Marriott.

The Myth Behind “Low-Hanging-Fruit”

submitted by Mike Wittenstein

At the beginning of their customer experience enhancement journeys, many organizations go after so-called low-hanging-fruit projects. These are the ones that minimize the need for change while increasing economic outcomes at the same time.

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

submitted by Kevin Graff

For just about every retailer, Black Friday is the holiday selling kick-off that we've waited for all year! Here are 3 more things you can do right now to help you squeeze a few more dollars into the cash drawer each day...

Will the owner of this training program please stand up?

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? Do you have the answer on the tip of your tongue? Don’t fret, the majority of retailers out there don’t have the answers to these questions either.

You’re Way Too Comfortable For Success

submitted by Kevin Graff

Humans are creatures of comfort, but being slightly uncomfortable can push us to achieve things we never thought we could! I'm inspired to learn more new skills. Outside your comfort zone is the learning zone. Great leaders spend a lot of time there.

Retail in 2015: The age of uncertainty

submitted by James Bickers

In so many different ways, it's going to be fascinating to see what we're talking about at this time next year, which strategies and technologies have made a difference and which have been abandoned.

Learn from the Competition! Here’s what you need to do…

submitted by Kevin Graff

In today’s competitive market place, you need an edge. But where do you find it? Do you just sit around waiting for a magic wand or the perfect merchandise to appear? Not in this world! The answer is actually staring you right in the face ... you must learn from your competitors!

A Fun Logo Quiz: How Many Do You Know?

submitted by Kevin Graff

It’s summertime. So, for this blog, let’s just have some fun and leave all the ‘you could and should be selling more’ ideas on the sidelines for now. Have a look at the partial logos below and see how many you know. Challenge your peers and friends to see how many they know.

Profits Are Hiding in Plain Sight!

submitted by Shah Karim

Profits seem to hiding in plain sight - even in the Gulf. To find them, management has to heed the call for tough actions during tough times. At times like these, businesses have to embrace decisions based on hard facts, and take actions grounded in reality.

Who Have You Touched, Moved or Inspired Today?

submitted by Kevin Graff

The title of this blog is actually contained in my signature line on my emails. When I put that addition into my signature line, I wasn’t expecting to move mountains or create a lot of discussion. But, I’ve had more than a few comments come back my way related to it.