Dave Farrell

Dave Farrell

Dave Farrell is a retailer and writer with three decades of experience on three continents.

Dave Farrell, Author at Inside Retail

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Mixed messages and duplicity

Are we duping consumers by constantly over-promising?

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What is it that retail is trying to achieve through technology?

The prevailing attitudinal mindset between AI and HR is reflected in financials, where one is seen as an asset and the other as an overhead and liability.

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Retailer roots = retail routes

Innovation is not the cohort of the elite but the compulsion of those encountering the mundane, impractical or unjust.

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Retail: Character, charisma and candour

Retail is about simplicity, yet complicated by feeble leadership and handicapped by inconsequential management tiers.

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Is benevolent retail achievable?

Before long, customers will be buying with the most powerful of triggers – their conscience.

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Animal welfare: In the hands of the retailer

Imagine the competitive distinction of a brand who added value through emotional intelligence, empathy and the support of meaningful life.

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Time for publishing houses to retail up

Change is imperative to transform a fickle monopoly deficient in social coherence.

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Are marketing initiatives destroying the customer experience?

Retailers need to remove the rose tinted spectacles and question the practicability of ivory tower initiatives.

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The pied piper of Amazon

The fears of impending doom by local cartels feed the dissemination of debatable ability and ludicrous exaggeration.

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A non-fiction guide to retailing

In a time of diminishing talent pools, how would you portray your career to inspire the next generation?

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Retail: Much ado about nothing

The burgeoning habitude from media correspondents of late is the unleashing of nondescript articles with indeterminate messages.

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Red herrings and scapegoats

The fact is for every underperforming brand, there are others excelling within the same niche.

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