Archive for the Increasing Sales Category

Here’s How to Have a Fantastic Xmas Trading Period

Here’s How to Have a Fantastic Xmas Trading Period

With Xmas just around the corner and every retailer needing to make the most of this period, I thought I’d share some tips on how to maximise this busy and often crazy time. Your stores will receive a lot more customers and this provides an amazing opportunity

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Why Your Business Must Have a Powerful Social Media Strategy

Why Your Business Must Have a Powerful Social Media Strategy

As I’m sure you know the power and reach of social media are incredible and with over 2 billion Facebook users it’s a powerful way to share information. As far as business is concerned it is no longer just a need for them to be on social

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How To Compete With The Mighty Amazon

How To Compete With The Mighty Amazon

Like its namesake, the Amazon River, the company Amazon is a modern day giant. The Amazon River is considered to be the longest river in the world, at 6400km. Amazon (the company) is now one of the largest companies by turnover and as we well know coming

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Exciting News to Help You Increase Your Sales

Exciting News to Help You Increase Your Sales

I have been searching for some time now to partner with a company who is an expert in the online training space. Well, great news, I have found the ideal partner. Bill Rooney from 6one5 Retail Consulting Group is a retail expert and has developed a brilliant

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5 Things That Need to Change in Retail – Now

5 Things That Need to Change in Retail – Now

Retail is fast paced, dynamic and always changing, yet some things don’t change and they are seriously affecting the performance of a lot of stores. Yes, it’s time for a rant!! These five things are all in our control, yet are an epidemic in retail today. Not

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The Missing Link Costing Retailers Millions in Lost Sales

The Missing Link Costing Retailers Millions in Lost Sales

The following article was recently featured in Inside Small Business, and I thought would be worth sharing. With the ABS reporting that retail sales have come in below expectations for the third month in a row, it’s not the brands stocked, the fancy window displays, or even

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Why I’m Still in Love With Loyalty

Why I’m Still in Love With Loyalty

I have mentioned before that I love a good loyalty program and I’m an active member of a few. As I fly a lot I’m in both the Qantas and Virgin programs and love being able to redeem a free flight even though it has cost me

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Three 2017 Retailing trends and what to do about them

Three 2017 Retailing trends and what to do about them

As another new year kicks off we are always inundated with predictions for the year ahead. With Trump in power, the year should be very unpredictable!!! Setting politics aside, I was reading through a few blogs and articles and a few common trends have been appearing so

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Will 2017 spell the end of staff serving in retail stores?

Will 2017 spell the end of staff serving in retail stores?

Retailing in 2017 is going to be challenging yet exciting for every retailer. With the onslaught of technology ramping up, customers are being bombarded with new ways to shop. Amazon Go is coming and this will certainly impact a number of retailers. The technology that allows shoppers

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Why Getting the Basics Right is Critical to Growth

Why Getting the Basics Right is Critical to Growth

I find it fascinating that retailers are often searching for the next thing to wow customers when they can’t even get the basics right. By basics I mean the following: The best team members you have, consistently provide this level of service each and every day. Unfortunately,

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