Author Archives: Rob

12 Steps to take your retail business to the next level from the Wealthy Retailer!

Award-winning Retail Coach, Dan Holman guides you through the 12 key steps you’ll need to climb to take your store and your business to the next level. Learn step-by-step how create a customer driven culture, identify with your target market, merchandise your stores to SELL and create the necessary cash flow to maneuver in today’s […]

Immersive storytelling for your store, campaigns against fast purchase culture and more

For the benefit of your retail store, we’ve got a story about immersive story telling and how you can inject that into your store’s narrative. Great little story about a campaign built around being an antidote to the fast-purchase culture of black Friday, all in the effort of supporting the independents. A big pay jump […]

Five emerging retail trends for the coming year, customer experience in payments, the data you need and more

Get ready for the conversation around five key emerging retail trends to watch in 2022 and beyond. How is your omnichannel payment experience for your customers. We chatted about ensuring your payment processes are ready for all customers.  If you like data, we dive into some charts for Retail sales in Canada and Dan talks […]

The retail comeback, overcoming widespread inventory bottlenecks and the areas of focus in your retail store design.

Interesting chat around the story about the Canadian sale of 81 Toys R Us stores. What retail executives are saying about the widespread bottleneck in supply chains and what you and your store can do to overcome this issue. The story of Amazon planning their own boutique department stores and and interesting conversation about the […]

Positive results of your social impact story, retailer comebacks, vaccine legislation and back to school spending

How do you best tell your brand or store’s social impact story? Dan reviews the ideas around being authentic in your philanthropic pursuits for the benefit of your community, you and your business.  The inside story of COVID-crushed small businesses and their comeback hopes. We know the challenges and this articles dives into the stories […]

Retailers can’t ignore this topic any longer, cleaning time and the need for retail cyber insurance

A topic that retailers cannot ignore for much longer – Afterpay is helping Canadian retailers grow their e-commerce businesses and Dan shares his thoughts.  Cleaning time. How much time and energy is needed to invest in this area and what are the implications of not doing so?  Is cyber insurance needed for retailers? A great […]

Be the face of your business, unique showrooms and the best steps to find the right staff

Are you the face of your retail business? This week Dan discusses a story about the importance of being the face of your business and how that can lead to your business success. For your retail showroom, we talked about an interesting story about creating a unique showroom model for your store. Many are facing […]

Helpful tips for your start up retail, inventory planning and steps to build a great retail vision

The retailer questions had been piling up so Dan took the opportunity to answer three of them in this week’s podcast.Some informative insight for the independent retailer with questions and answers about tips for a start-up menswear retailer (which really could be any retailer), more details on inventory planning and some tips for building your […]

The opportunities in retail as a service, infrastructure support for your e-commerce and a toy store experience.

Are you up to date on RAAS? Retail as a Service, may be a little more challenging for some to grasp so we dove into that topic this week and chatted about that story. With the changing landscape of E-Commerce we shared a story about how it needs infrastructural support to expand. And finally, a […]

Retail stats to build on, protecting your business from the next disaster and dealing with burnout

Do you like stats? We’ve got them on this episode…and so much more. This week we discussed a story about retail statistics and some numbers you should know.  Great story about six ways to protect your business from the next disaster and we talked about these points and how your retail store can be better […]