Perform Free Self Assessment
Getting online, the novice guide
Many independent retailers have aspirations to sell online, but underestimate the level of work or expertise required to have a successful online store. A website can work for you in two ways. Attract customers Continue Reading
Stimulating the Senses: Taste
We are understood to have approximately 10,000 taste buds. They can recall specific memories and feelings from particular tastes.
Internet shopping, what stops some customers from buying online?
Although Online Shopping or internet shopping is Popular, Some UK Consumers are still uncomfortable Shopping Online It cannot be denied that the online shopping trends and consumer trends have grown a lot as of late. Continue Reading
Rewards programs and loyalty programs, do they work?
Do they work? How can you ensure your program drives behaviour? Are you just giving away margin? Three great questions, which we will try and answer in this overview of loyalty programs. The Continue Reading
It never ceases to amaze me, that however much I know or understand about our buying behaviours and persuasive drivers, I am still as susceptible to them as a blissfully unaware shopper, Why? Because they Continue Reading
Choosing the right promotion to put in your hotspots
Retail consultant Corin Birchall offers advice on choosing the right merchandise or offer for your promotional hotspot. In this exercise we are going to introduce three different types of promotion to demonstrate a series Continue Reading
Are charity shops a good things for town centres?
A guide for BIDs, place managers, town centre managers and local authority. With over 10,500 charity shops trading on UK High Streets, Charity Retail is a core part of the High Street's makeup today Continue Reading
Shop-fitting & Fixtures
Are there any standards I should follow when designing my store interior, or shall I just go to Ikea? This is a question we get asked often by startups. Below is a simple overview of Continue Reading
Maximising Christmas to New Year.
Boxing day and January sales An increasingly important period of the retail calendar is between Christmas and New Year. This was traditionally a time to liquidate seasonal stock. What is most notable about this time Continue Reading
Getting your staff to do add-on sales
In 10 seconds: Use repetition and reward to create habits. Only through constant reminders and praise will it become second nature. In 2 mins: I hear it all the time, if only my Continue Reading
This presentation has been a real eye opener for me. I have taken lots of notes and will be taking a lots of ideas on board
Inspirational, imaginative ideas that are practical and easy to implement. Thought provoking, lots of positive, useful, do-able ideas.
Very revealing creating alot of self analysis.
Extremely useful reinforcement that we are doing most things OK! and some excellent new ideas. Love the takings calendar.
Lively and engaging – very useful and though provoking.
Excellent workshop, motivational and positive outlook. Realistic, practical tips.
Certainly made me reflect on what and why! I am currently doing in my business. Will start my actions tomorrow 1. change my music.
Very interesting informative. The best one i’ve been on.
Excellent! Common sense, delivered in an entertaining way. Several “Light Bulb” moments.
Taught me that simple changes can make a big difference.