12 Aspects to Consider Before Choosing a Career in Retail.

Aspects to Celebrate: 1. Most small box stores do not open until about 9 or 10 a.m. meaning most mornings you will get to sleep in even if you hold the opening shift.  The long operating hours also grants more flexibility to accommodate those with atypical availabilities, or those who find a strict schedule too stifling. … Continue reading 12 Aspects to Consider Before Choosing a Career in Retail.

Robots, Bodysnatchers & Zombies; Retail Has Become One Cheesy Horror Flick

It is no secret, and truly is no joke, the retail trade is going through an unnerving evolution.  Slowly the jobs that were once so easily obtainable, and full of limitless opportunity for any average Joe (I'm living proof) may become more and more obscure. The thoughts of it are bone chilling, and I feel … Continue reading Robots, Bodysnatchers & Zombies; Retail Has Become One Cheesy Horror Flick

Clearance Departments Don’t Have to Resemble a Bargain Barn

I saw it time and time again when I was a District Manager on my store visits.  I would see each and every display beautifully and meticulously merchandised with the customers' convenience and sanity in mind, that is until I would take myself to that back corner deemed the "clearance section".  This became the 'catch … Continue reading Clearance Departments Don’t Have to Resemble a Bargain Barn