When was the last time you recognized your employees for the work that they do for you? A recently published Employee Performance White Paper, based on the Drivers of Great Work study, sought to identify the most effective practices that cause employees to be productive and innovative. Employees cited “recognition” three times as often as … More Employees Want Your Appreciation!
The Easter holidays are quickly approaching as we prepare for the beginning of Spring. Easter will commence with Good Friday on the 25th of March and end with Easter Monday on the 28th March. In the Northern Hemisphere, Easter is a celebration of the beginning of Spring, which represents the celebration of new life and … More Retailers Get Ready for Easter
It has been just over 20 years since the first online purchase (a Sting CD), and consumers are now more comfortable with online retail than ever. With the amount of hype in the media about the rapid growth of e-commerce, you could be forgiven for thinking that we are seeing the death of brick-and-mortar stores. … More Is E-commerce Killing Brick-and-mortar Stores?
Walking along the high street, I passed a pop-up shop window display with beautiful colourful handcrafted necklaces, clothes and bags. These are unusual products to see in this country. On closer look, the items were handcrafted in Myanmar and brought to Australia by CROSSROADS. Each item was quite unique and the shop was full of … More Pop-up for Social Businesses – CROSSROADS
Did you know that nearly $19 billion dollars is being spent on Valentine’s Day in the US? As a retailer, are you making the most of this opportunity? Keep reading to find out more! How did Valentine’s Day come about? Most people are probably aware that Valentine’s Day is a day celebrated by couples and … More Valentine’s Day and retailers rekindle their romance
How can I sell more and grow my business? Every business owner has asked this question of themselves more times than they can count. We searched for the most popular must-read books for retailers in 2016 and here are our top 5 picks for books we recommend you read this year. Learn more about marketing, strategy, product design, analyzing … More 5 books that retailers should read in 2016
Press Release by Specialty Retail Report Stephen Katz, a seasoned retailer and co-founder of CasualLease.com, knows only too well the struggle that users of temporary spaces in shopping centers face finding, assessing and booking suitable specialty leasing opportunities. “The reality is that specialty leasing is growing exponentially” says Katz. “It’s today an important, enduring and credible … More Finding and booking specialty leasing spaces has just gotten a whole lot easier