About the author
Dave Farrell has 30 years retail and business management in Europe, Africa and Australasia. He is a passionate mentor of self-development through a personal brand and encouraging entrepreneurial behaviours within well-defined parameters. A lifetime of creative and business writing. Weekly columnist for Inside Retail.
The compulsion for conformity is nothing other than a guise by ambivalent support offices and ivory towers in a corporate quest for sameness.
Over the last 25 years, has retail changed for the better or for the worse?
Are the fundamentals of retail being ignored in the clamour to apportion blame when business wanes?
Why retailers can never switch off – even when not on the job.
Why retail is, and always has been, an open and honest industry.
Are advisors and consultants aiding and abetting retailers, or doing more harm than good?
The Jurassic beast of TV home shopping continues to defy extinction.
Why there is no surreptitious approach to the communal mindset of the fickle shopper.
Is pop-up retail a feasible option for established retailers?
Dave Farrell on how retailers can benefit from embracing an integrated work culture.
Is the lust for new tech solutions causing retailers to lose focus on service?
Debunking key delusions surrounding customer service in retail.
Is the increasing arrival of international retailers to our shores the beginning of an imminent armada?
“For those who persevere, the dividends are not just extraordinary, but unparalleled.”
Dave Farrell on the propagation of ineffective accountability within retail organisations.
Dave Farrell on resisting the virtual bully’s delusions of taking over the world.
The most perplexing activities that have been dragged into 21st Century retail.
Dave Farrell on why retail is the finest of all the trades.
Are retail leaders failing on sustainable business practices?
Are you turning your back on autistic people, the largest minority?