The Rules of Retail Have Changed: 3 Lessons from Non-Traditional Retail

By Lisa Hutcheson | November 8, 2016

The rules of retail as we know them have changed. We used to be able to make a distinction between traditional retail and non-traditional retail where goods are sold outside…

Fight Turnover in Your Retail Operation with Online Learning

By Lisa Hutcheson | November 1, 2016

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 now stands…

Making Your Retail Training Impactful for a New Generation

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 25, 2016

  For many years, the retail landscape has been dominated by Boomers and Gen X as their store employees and frontline staff.   As a result training methods and approaches…

How to Create Effective & Engaging Training For Your Retail Team

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 18, 2016

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

Building a Retail Team? Start By Learning How Everyone Fascinates

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 11, 2016

  As a retailer, your team is your front line and the face of your brand. Which is why you want to set them up for success by giving them…

The Power of Fascinate for Leadership Coaching in Your Organization

By Lisa Hutcheson | October 1, 2016

  Years ago, I remember meeting with my manager for my annual review and we’d talk about my accomplishments and the areas where I could improve. It was a pretty…

Understanding How To Use Your Fascinate Assessment Results

By Lisa Hutcheson | September 27, 2016

There’s a certain magic in understanding how you can bring your best to everything you do. Which is why I love the Fascination Advantage System, as it helps you unlock…

How Does the World See You?

By Lisa Hutcheson | September 20, 2016

If you’re like me, you may have done several behavioural assessments throughout your career. Or you’ve done your fair share of quizzes or tests to learn more about yourself. It’s…

Retailtainment: The Key to Unlocking the Hearts And Minds of Millennial Consumers

By Lisa Hutcheson | July 20, 2016

What is Retailtainment?  Retailers are continuously looking for ways to appeal to millennial consumers – and trying all sorts of bits and tricks to do so. But, if you want…

Guest Blog: Where Have All The Great Retail Store Managers Gone?

By Lisa Hutcheson | May 14, 2016

Do you know what percentage of your store managers are high performers vs. average performers? Well, it makes all the difference. In this blog, our partner in online training, Bill…