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Sales floor to the boardroom: How to move up in the retail world

Sales floor to the boardroom: How to move up in the retail world | Retail Management | Scoop.it
Phil Hendrickson, a strategic recruiting professional, offers advice for climbing the corporate ladder in the retail industry.
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This article provides tips and advice on how to move up from store associate level up to management in a retail setting

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During Holiday Season, a Few Retailers Could Use Some Cheer

During Holiday Season, a Few Retailers Could Use Some Cheer | Retail Management | Scoop.it
During what's typically the best time of year for sales, these retailers are especially hopeful for a miracle.
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Discusses four major struggling retailers who need to have a big holiday season this year to stay afloat.

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This Is How Bricks-And-Mortar Retailers Can Capitalize On The 'Reverse Showrooming' Trend

This Is How Bricks-And-Mortar Retailers Can Capitalize On The 'Reverse Showrooming' Trend | Retail Management | Scoop.it
Smartphone savings programs, in-store Wi-Fi, and better customer service are some of the ways offline retailers are leveraging their advantages.

Via Jeff Domansky
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Cool ways technology is helping enhance consumer experience in brick and mortar stores.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 8, 2014 1:12 AM

Retailers have started to fight back and recover customers who prefer to purchase in the store after they've done their research online.

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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail | Retail Management | Scoop.it
No industry has been more transfigured in the past year than retail.

Via Jeff Domansky
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Everyone knows Amazon excels in retail innovation, but there were a few companies on this list I had never heard of, and some I was surprised made the list.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 12, 2014 8:45 AM

Fast Company looks at 10 retail innovators online and offline. Great lessons for business of every size.

Brooke Lindell's curator insight, May 19, 2014 9:12 PM

This article lists the 10 most innovative companies in retail and on the list are companies such as amazon.com for 'leaving it's competitors in the dust' with it's free 2 day shipping with prime which made the company grow by millions, it created same day grocery delivery business in certain cities and also! Delivery on sundays with its partnership with the US postal service. They also talk about J.Crew being basically the clothing brand of America, combining run way looks with middle class prices, in 2013 their revenue grew by 10% which many people credit to the partnership of CEO Mickey Drexler and Jenna Lyons, president and creative director.

Kaitlyn Gregg's curator insight, November 5, 2014 3:16 PM

The most innovative companies are identifying their customers needs and potential needs, such as Amazon pushing past 2 day shipping to Amazon Fresh.  Another cool example is the retailer identifying the cultural needs of their Spanish customers. 

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Retail Sales Success: How To Profit By Having A Passion For Your Products

Retail Sales Success: How To Profit By Having A Passion For Your Products | Retail Management | Scoop.it
Do you really understand the products you sell? Surprisingly, many business owners get into a business because they believe that there’s money in it, not necessarily because they’re truly passion…
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I like this article because I fully agree that knowledge and passion for the product you are selling is a huge key to being successful, and this article emphasizes that.

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How to Make It as a New Retail Manager

How to Make It as a New Retail Manager | Retail Management | Scoop.it
by: Joshua Bjerke  
Running a retail store isn’t easy, and inexperienced, untested managers tend to make plenty of rookie mistakes.
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Insight on what its like to be a New Retail Manager and some of the struggles they will face due to inexperience.

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Millennials Rediscovering Department Stores - PYMNTS.com

Millennials Rediscovering Department Stores - PYMNTS.com | Retail Management | Scoop.it
Despite the rise of global fashion chains and online shopping, department stores are starting to enjoy a renaissance after finding ways to attract a new
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International perspective on the revival of brick and mortar retail locations with millennials.

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13 Traits of an Outstanding Salesperson

When you're hiring salespeople, you're hiring the future of your company. Here are qualities young start-up founders say they look for in new sales hires.

Via The Learning Factor
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Fun compilation list that has the traits you would expect, along with some surprises and unique insight.

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Monika D'Agostino's curator insight, October 17, 2013 10:21 AM

Especially love the Discipline to Follow-Up.

Marty Wolff's curator insight, October 19, 2013 6:12 PM

Talk about conflicting thoughts! Message really is bring on the salesperson that fits your culture, business development structure and growth and/or retention goals.

Hannah Langlois's curator insight, November 4, 2014 11:35 AM

Even though some people don't like to see it, Marketing and Sales work together in the world of business. This article shows what companies believe are the best traits of a salesperson and what they look for in a person.