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...
Attracting and Keeping Great People

Attracting and Keeping Great People

In a competitive industry like ours, our people and staff are key to building sales and profitability. Any store that spends its time bringing new talent on board and initial training struggles to build strong relationships with customers or to become more efficient...
Retail Inventory PULL Model Explained

Retail Inventory PULL Model Explained

In a Pull retail inventory model, the stores can select which products and how much they will carry. This is typical in most co-op models (like True Value or independent grocers) or franchises like Hallmark stores. The store management selects among the breadth of...