An Icelandic Lesson in Retail Strategy

An Icelandic Lesson in Retail Strategy

How a retail strategy is critical for success – even for a country In January 2009, Iceland’s almost bankrupt economy caused the government to collapse. The small, beautiful and still remote island northwest of Ireland was home to 319,000 people who...
The Worst Time to Delegate

The Worst Time to Delegate

As a manager, you might think you are doing your job well when you delegate a task to an employee. Surely your staff member feels trusted and empowered when you ask them to take on an important assignment, right? Hang on. When you ask a team member to take...
Bed Bath & Beyond Remodel 2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Remodel 2019

Bed Bath & Beyond is the stack it high merchandiser for household gadgets, home textiles and cookware. Shoppers need towels, a can opener, candles and bathmats. Now stores are getting a major facelift following the 2018 stockholders meeting. That is when CEO Steve...