Key skills for the retail chief executive

Through 2017 the retail industry saw 50 changes to chief executives, compared to 41 in 2016. The figures for 2017 are the highest since 2012 when 56 retail chief executives quit their posts. Some of the retailers seeing a 2017 change in chief executive include House of Fraser, Topshop, New Look and Asda, and it’s [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

The psychology behind effective leadership

Successful leadership styles are as diverse as there are leaders. What works for one person, with a particular group or organisation, may not work for another. That being said, there are some key characteristics which every leader possesses. These are what separate aspiring leaders from truly effective leaders.  […]

By | March 20th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

More people are spending at the train station!

Network Rail has announced that retail sales at their stations were up by 3.5 percent in the final quarter of 2017. Network Rail currently has 17 managed stations across the UK, and according to their figures, more than 66 million customers visited a retail outlet at one of these stations in October, November or December [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|All News and Events|0 Comments

Is your communication style flexible enough to lead effectively?

We hear a lot about different communication styles, different leadership styles and different learning styles but the narrative we often hear is about defining your preferred style – identifying whether you are an analyser or manipulator, whether you are red or blue or yellow or affiliative or competitive… What we don’t hear a great deal [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments