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Getting the most out of your recruiter

Many organisations engage recruitment consultants or agencies to source candidates for them. While there is an abundance of recruitment companies…

Trak and Scarlett Recruitment Fashion and Retail Staff Turnover Report 2013

The results of the 2013 Trak and Scarlett Recruitment, “Fashion and Retail Staff Turnover Report” show some interesting trends in…

My 36 hours of extreme highs and lows with some retail lessons thrown in

‘Electric’ and ‘totally awesome’ best describes the atmosphere at ANZ Stadium as I sat in the best seat in the…

The Secret Diary of the Westfield Study Tour – Stockholm

  I’m now back on Aussie soil, I want to continue sharing my memories and learning’s of the last 3…

The Secret Diary of the Westfield Study Tour – Seattle

Day 1    We have just completed our 1st day in Jaclyn’s  home town of Seattle, it has certainly been…

The Secret Diary of the Westfield Study Tour – San Francisco

Day 0 Spent the day in the Napa Valley which was breathtaking. Among the many vineyards we sampled, the pick was…

Djokovic an Ace for Uniqlo Australian Opening

How do you go from a single store in Hiroshima just 27 years ago to 1100 stores across 14 countries with $11billion and EBITDA of $1.5billion?

Retail in the USA – An Overview

While San Francisco and Chicago provide only a snapshot of the USA, our experience there and the presentations we had are worthy of discussion. Generally speaking the fashion retailers who have survived the GFC are doing really well – they’ve spent the last few years focussing on supply chain, stock levels…

Retail in the USA – How technology will change customer expectations

A visit to the head office of Cisco – smack bang in the middle of Silicon Valley – revealed just how much and how fast technology has advanced and also provided us with a preview of the future. The massive impact of the first transistor radio 55 years ago…