Afforable tofu and fresh produce, renewed sales tactics, personal soles, and Hamburgulars…

1. Whole Foods Will Soon Be Offering Affordable Organic Food Whole Foods is opening a more affordable branch of store to target their younger shoppers.  They say the new chain will cost less to operate and be “technology oriented”, which tells me more computers, and smart watches; less jobs and customer service.  They are  presently seeking… Read More

A Quick Retail Week in Review

1.  Party City & Etsy not only went public but are showing great earnings just out of the gates! 2.  Wal-Mart made the news several times this week: First by suddenly shutting down 5 different Wal-Marts for “plumbing issues” and laying off 2,200 employees in Texas, California, Florida, and Oklahoma.  The stores have not applied for necessary… Read More

Apple Educates Customers about Shopping Online

So Apple Watches release this month, and despite all the efforts to retrain their staff for this epic event, Apple has issued a letter this week letting staff know that they do not want to encourage customers to purchase watch in-store but instead online. Those of you who have kept up with my blog may understand why,… Read More

Evolving your Sales Approach

“Everything is temporary”, this has been my mantra for the past several years.  Whether a situation is good or a situation is terrible, it will eventually end and a new situation will begin.  This rings true not only for our personal path but also in our careers. Sometimes I feel some company’s keep things too temporary,… Read More