Tag Archives: How to Retail

Amazon #1 Bestseller – The Retail Handbook

A massive THANK YOU to all of you who supported my book over since I published in Feb – as of yesterday I become a #1 Amazon best seller in all three categories the book is listed ….above #Jeffbesos and #Amazon, #SamWalton from #Walmart and of course #MrSelfridge – A fabulous store and our f… More

Amazon – “Home of Black Friday” Store Visit – Nov 22 2017

I have just been to visit the very interesting #Amazon #BlackFriday pop-up store in Soho square, #London, UK and it was a very fun and pleasant experience – with #Mince pies everywhere!!! The outside of the store looks very “christmasy” with plenty of Christmas decorations and lots of gifts and home fu… More

The good the bad and the reality of digital transformation in retail

Summary of Workshop with Antony Welfare discussing Digital Transformation in Retail Download the PDF version here It goes without saying that retail is one of the most public examples of how the need to integrate online and offline experiences has revolutionised an industry. Whilst disruptive brands and techn… More

The History of Retailing…Lesson #2 #Standards

In Lesson #1 I talked about “Tell the customer what you sell”.  For my second lesson, I would like to introduce a much more current example from a Marks & Spencer store opening I managed in November 2003. “Store Standards” is a fundamental Retail lesson – Making your store l… More

2014 – The year Mobile takes the internet to new places?

The CEO of Yahoo has suggested that this year the internet will evolve and take us to new places. For retailers this is such an important factor to take into account – The internet is here to stay and it will only get stronger and more exciting. All retailers MUST embrace the internet and all it has t… More

Making The Most of Christmas: Key Tips for Success

Paypal have kindly added their Top Tips for Christmas selling…I have to say they have captured the key points perfectly…Read on and Here’s to a successful Christmas 2013 🙂 Making The Most of Christmas: Key Tips for Success   Preparing your Product, Content, Sites, and Marketing to M… More

Setting Up shop

There is a great article from CNBC telling the story of two entrepreneurs opened the UK’s first Frozen Yogurt store.  It talks about there succesful journey and is a stark, and welcome, contrast to the usual doom and gloom High Street reports If you have a good business idea and manage your store well … More

Testimonials requested and cover design started

Another busy and fantastic day…… 17 Testimonial requests sent out – I need a minimum of 6 and have 3, so I should do well 🙂 I have been playing with my own cover design today as my publishers team will start work on it properly on Monday!! Very exciting 🙂 … More

Manuscript edit returned :-)

The edited manuscript arrived this morning!!!!! …..it is being sent to the only person that will find any further mistakes….my mum!!!! I have also sent out seven more testimonial requests 🙂 Looking forward to starting the design and recieving the testimonials … More

The Final draft is with the publisher…

Meeting with the Retailer writing the foreword next week and will get the first official edit and feedback from the publisher…. I am looking forward to the next 12 weeks 🙂 Cover design, book design, layout etc all to happen soon, so keep an eye on this blog….for retail world domination 🙂 … More