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So you think you can sell

So you think you can sell

By Josh Strutt Associate Director - Deployment, Retail Doctor Group Despite so much commentary on “how to survive in a recession”, there are some straightforward business tips that don’t often get mentioned - and will help retailers quickly. Let’s start with an area...

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Are 80% of your shoppers buying from your competitors?

Are 80% of your shoppers buying from your competitors?

By Josh Strutt Business & Strategy Consultant - Deployment, Retail Doctor Group  Convert passers-by or are 80% of your shoppers buying from your competitors? "I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do...

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What has happened to the successful “Merchant of Venice”?

What has happened to the successful “Merchant of Venice”?

By Peter Sheppard Senior Deployment Consultant, Retail Doctor Group  As most of us will recall one of our school set works by the famous author and philosopher William Shakespeare was - “The Merchant of Venice”. In this fable, he eloquently describes how this merchant...

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2022 Consumer Trends: What should retailers expect? (Part 2)

2022 Consumer Trends: What should retailers expect? (Part 2)

By Anastasia Lloyd-Wallis COO & Head of Insights, Retail Doctor Group In the last 12 months, the world has changed significantly and consumers are no different. If we even just think back 5 years, the thought of virtually trying on clothes and purchases being...

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Where to from here for franchising?

Where to from here for franchising?

By Brian Walker CEO, Retail Doctor Group Ultimately, only audiences decide what's a franchise. Nina Jacobson Australia has over 1100 franchisors, 65000 franchise units, and 8000 company-owned units*. The franchise sector has been flourishing since the 1970s with most...

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Where are “people” in your strategy?

Where are “people” in your strategy?

By Josh Strutt Business & Strategy Consultant - Deployment, Retail Doctor Group Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. - Henry Ford Have you ever asked an owner or manager of just about any business what the...

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The Emerging Power of Brand

The Emerging Power of Brand

By Brian Walker CEO, Retail Doctor Group  If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.” – Howard Schultz Channel thinking has become more passé as time goes by. Retailers have travelled swiftly from multichannel, omnichannel,...

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