Dave Farrell is a retailer and writer with three decades of experience on three continents.
Dave Farrell, Author at Inside Retail
The fears of impending doom by local cartels feed the dissemination of debatable ability and ludicrous exaggeration.
In a time of diminishing talent pools, how would you portray your career to inspire the next generation?
The burgeoning habitude from media correspondents of late is the unleashing of nondescript articles with indeterminate messages.
The fact is for every underperforming brand, there are others excelling within the same niche.
No amount of indoctrination will enthuse demonstrable passion from team members unless there is meaningful engagement.
Retail’s misery is a result of silver-bullet distraction and a narcissist misconception of what matters.
Employers can be prejudiced against those they perceive to be disabled and often hide behind the bureaucracy of health and safety concerns.
How do symptoms present themselves to the general public?
Discount branding is a tightrope that very few do well and even less should partake.
A realisation that the company name is not the overriding brand nor are product and price-point decisive factors.
Be wary of those who prescribe change for they are the very same who either did not foresee today’s retail turmoil or contributed toward it.
The compulsion for conformity is nothing other than a guise by ambivalent support offices and ivory towers in a corporate quest for sameness.