Grow Your Business With a Retail Coach

It helps to have someone in your corner. From marketing questions to staff questions to inventory questions to merchandising questions and more, who can you turn to for answers?

Meet our Certified Retail Coaches. With more than a half century of combined retail experience, we’ve seen just about everything that the retail industry can throw at business owners. Our retail coaches and consultants have worked on the retail floor, have been retail managers or have owned their own retail store(s). We’re excited to use that retail experience and knowledge to help you succeed in your retail business. Utilizing the most sophisticated forecasting solution on the planet to help your business grow and succeed in today’s competitive retail environment.

Dan Holman - Canadian Retail Solutions

Dan Holman

Dan has spent more than 25 years in the retail and service industries. Specializing in marketing & business development, inventory planning, operations and customer driven sales management. He is an award-winning business coach with a proven understanding of what it takes to be successful as an entrepreneur. Dan spent 16 years in senior management and ownership roles with multi-store, home fashion retailers before joining Canadian Retail Solutions in 2013. As our CEO & Director of Retail Planning he works with clients coast to coast in Canada and throughout the US representing hundreds of retail categories.

Scott Smith - Retail Coach

Scott Smith

The success of independent retailers has become a lifelong passion for Scott. From his beginnings almost 30 years ago working on the sales floor in a small outdoor store, to today where he is a friend, partner, mentor and coach to so many incredible retailers around the world. Empowering retailers to truly take control of their businesses creates a ripple effect of positivity and happiness with employees, family and community. Retailers are so often the unsung heroes of our communities. It takes great courage and skill to survive in today’s retail business landscape. Scott has found true happiness serving retailers and assisting them in that path to ongoing success.