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Stuart Bennie

Stuart Bennie

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omnichannelretail

The biggest retail hoax ever

Can anyone provide just one example of the tangible dollar benefits of omnichannel?

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How not to delegate

If you want to get promotion don’t empower your staff.

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Another fatal blow for bricks and mortar?

Suppliers are falling over themselves to get a product accepted by online retailers.

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Four big switch offs

Risk these four main issues at your own peril.

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How to fight Amazon

Retailers, rather than wallowing in self pity, are also taking steps to minimise the impact of the US giant.

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What does “customer first” really mean?

Customers demand more than just price to consider that they are being placed as number one.

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The demise of Bernie Brookes – again!

Opinion: The performance of Bernie Brookes at Edcon has been underwhelming to say the least.

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Email epidemic

There is a difference between a sense of urgency versus a culture of panic and frenetic activity pretending to be work.

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You can smell retail death

One can spot stores that will be closing before not too long.

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Store managers are the kingpins

Retailer’s need to pay a visit to this regional store to witness first hand what is happening there.

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Are retailers ready for war?

Australian retailers need to prepare for when the unthinkable happens.

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Yes, you can catch insanity

Have we totally lost the plot about what retail is really all about?

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Beg forgiveness

You must take calculated risks to succeed and yet many retailers do not foster this culture.

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Discount fatigue

It has been around for many years but is getting worse and now become endemic.

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The heart and soul of David Jones

The move to Melbourne will indeed change the DJ soul – for the better.

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Game changer?

It is seldom that something totally new and significant happens in retail.

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Retail despair

How can a retailer ignore its customers and still be in business?

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Belly up

So why are so many retailers in strife?

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The future of retail is the end of wholesale

The war between online and offline is not over, it has only just begun.

LOS ANGELES - MAY 12:  Sir RIchard Branson at the Power Up Gala

Diversify – but don’t die

Richard Branson has some wise words of advice for retailers.

Twitter

Bedding retailer updates the market twice in as many months as sales soar. https://t.co/9tM4VueEzn

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Specialist retailer narrowly makes guidance. https://t.co/NZMTKLoAOe

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Publicly-owned postie announces partnership with fintech company. https://t.co/IsswJxPUub

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