THREE Reasons Why YOU Should Be Using Tech For Training Your Retail Team

By Lisa Hutcheson | November 13, 2017

    I recently visited the store opening for a new location of a very successful national retailer that has developed a new store concept that is infused with technology.…


FOUR Reasons Why YOU Should Integrate Online Learning Into Your Retail Operation to Fight Turnover

By Lisa Hutcheson | November 6, 2017

    It’s not a secret that the retail industry is plagued by high turnover. A Bloomberg report indicates that turnover in the retail sector has been steadily rising and…


THREE Reasons Why Integrating Tech Into Your Retail Training Will Make It Impactful for a New Generation

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 30, 2017

    For the past few decades, the retail landscape has been dominated by Baby Boomers and Gen X as store employees and frontline staff. As a result, training methods…


FIVE Reasons YOU Should Join A Mastermind

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 25, 2017

  The world of work has changed. Technological advancements and a new generation entering the workforce has prompted us to see the workplace shifting to focus on openness and collaboration.…


Five Key Essentials to Creating an Amazing Gift Shop

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 16, 2017

  It’s a wrap on the summer of 2017, the season of travel and visits to theme parks, attractions and special events. I had the opportunity to get away and…

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Coaching for Success with the Fascination Advantage

By Lisa Hutcheson | May 16, 2017

E.E. Cummings said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are”.   Never were words truer for me. For years I attended workshops and meetings featuring…

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How the Circular Economy Impacts Retailers

By Lisa Hutcheson | May 2, 2017

How we shop and consume goods has dramatically changed. Unlike generations before us that used and reused things for years (if not decades) we literally live in a world where…

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3 Key Benefits to Extending Hospital Retail Hours

By Lisa Hutcheson | April 18, 2017

  Earlier this year by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) reported on the growing trend of Canadian hospitals getting rid of the traditional visiting hours for families. The…

Five Steps to Ensuring Your Strategy is Executed with Excellence

By Lisa Hutcheson | March 28, 2017

  Like any job, being a consultant has its own set of special challenges, but few as are difficult as the handoff of a project for someone else to execute.…

Using Retail to Create a Positive Experience in Healthcare Facilities

By Lisa Hutcheson | January 31, 2017

  Every single person has a healthcare ‘journey’ that starts with birth and continues our entire lives. While the specific ‘needs’ during that journey are often dictated by the reason…