Dave Farrell

Dave Farrell

Dave Farrell - 30 years retail management in Europe, Africa and Australasia. Author - Historical Fiction - Trilogy ( Africa To Aotearoa ) Autistic advocate - Autistic Alliance NZ and Eye-2-i; Empowering Autistics

Dave Farrell, Author at Inside Retail

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What plagues retail today?

Manager remuneration, corporate sterility and business EI.

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Any elephants in the room?

For all the projects, training schemes, improvement programmes and fast-track systems, retail still finds itself as a last resort to prospective employees.

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State of the stockroom

Are retail warehouses a moneymaker or black hole?

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Retail’s plastic onion

A proposed cutback of the single-use checkout bag is but a diversionary ploy

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Retail hang-ups

There is little evidence to show that self-sabotaging retail behaviour has abated over the last two years.

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Beyond fabricated ambience, into retail auras

Retailers invest millions of dollars fabricating store ambience, so why doesn’t it always work?

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Managers incommunicado

Retail needs to purge the errant demeanours manifesting within ivory towers.

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What are your retailers doing?

How confident are you that your retailers are retailing?

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A lifetime of retail – nothing better

Dave Farrell looks back on 30 years in an ‘incomparable’ industry.

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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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