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A lifetime of retail – nothing better

Dave Farrell looks back on 30 years in an ‘incomparable’ industry.

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What is it that retail is trying to achieve through technology?

The prevailing attitudinal mindset between AI and HR is reflected in financials, where one is seen as an asset and the other as an overhead and liability.

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What if Amazon is the trigger for the next tech wreck?

The “belief” in Amazon is about a future that may or may not eventuate.

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When business models eat themselves

Modern businesses, now so seemingly invincible, are vulnerable at the core.

Businessman drawing social media connection scheme on glass wind

The changing skill sets to be a retailer

What are the professional role profiles of our future retailers?

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Cost cutting is not growth

Many Australian retail business models are being compared to ‘the walking dead’.

McDonalds

Do you want fries with that?

Why do business owners tolerate mediocre sales people?

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Apparel retailing – where to from here?

Part two: Maybe retailers are the rats and the customers have conditioned us.

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Our people aren’t stupid

In a world preoccupied with performance at all costs, the language of ‘staff loyalty’ does not fit.

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Apparel retailing – where to from here?

The source of fashion retailing woes can actually be tracked back to the early 1980’s.

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Are marketing initiatives destroying the customer experience?

Retailers need to remove the rose tinted spectacles and question the practicability of ivory tower initiatives.

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The antithesis of Amazon is coming

In retail, it used to be about who you knew.

Yop Polls

The Amazon effect...
What impact will the e-commerce giant have on Aussie retail?

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