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I was recently doing some prep work for a speech I’m giving to the owners of independent stores. One thing that stood out was the difference in number of Facebook followers between different stores in the same market. One store...
Contributed by Scott McLaren, CMO for Fortegra Remember when your ‘90s Nokia Lumia served as both a communication device and a paper weight? Today, chances are, your customers use their phones for a lot more. And though the focus on new smartphone functions leans toward the fun stuff like gaming, social media, and texting, today’s […]
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As employees are no longer chained to desks in today’s bring-your-own-device business landscape – plus, of course, the always-on-your-feet world of retail – cloud storage is becoming an ever-increasing factor helping enterprises better collaborate and keep their data safe. The 2015 GCI report by technology company Cisco predicts that by 2019, 83 percent of all […]
Retailers have tried everything it seems to get employees to sell more. So many try to hire the natural born salesperson. That doesn’t really work either because generally they are few and far between. Some try to use contests but that only works for a certain personality style.
A 2016 Spring/Summer collection especially for the big game
When it came to bookstores, the dirty little secret was that customers would come into the indie or chain bookstore, then secretly purchase on Amazon.
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I enjoy putting together contests and incentives that motivate people. When I was Director of Retail at Bose most of them were well received, and people loved the themes and activities. Well, except once. I ran a themed contest that...
I have a confession to make... I took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator when I was in college thirty years ago but I don't remember what letters I was. I'm sure at a high level it is very useful for many people in psychology. Here's the thing for the rest of us... Even when I got the results, I didn't know what they meant.
Personality styles are so important when considering retail sales training. In fact, I have an entire course in my popular online interactive sales training program SalesRX. In a previous post I covered the Driver personality. This time...Show More Summary
I was training a group of about twenty store retail store managers on personality styles. I was highlighting the differences between the four personality types; the Driver, Analytical, Expressive and Amiable. I spoke about extensively the Driver personality style. Show More Summary
I am all about helping new comers who want to start in the online business of any king so TODAY! I will get you going step by step and posted separately as time goes on how to start a online business. If you ever want to start a retail business online or any kind of […]
Retailers, are you looking for affordable inventory that can be marked up and sold with strong margins? Look no further. ASD Market Week – your Affordable Shopping Destination – is gearing up for their first of two 2016 markets taking place this year. Held in Las Vegas, ASD Market Week has a strong history of […]