Surge in online grocery demand could see an increase in customer fulfilment centres (CFCs)

The disruptive nature of the COVID -19 pandemic is – as expected – going to cause long-term economic ramifications on retailers around the world. While some retailers are suffering from a reduction of foot sales due to lockdown, others have risen to the challenge and have reinvented their models to survive the pandemic. As such, [...]

By | April 30th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Stress management tips for business leaders

Leadership can put a huge amount of stress and strain upon the shoulders of business executives and CEOs alike, which can harm not only your personal life but the success of your business too. To help you deal with the responsibilities of being a leader, we've put together a list of tips for managing stress. [...]

By | April 29th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Retail executives spared from paying rent

Retail executives across the UK breathed a sigh of relief this month as the government banned hostile retail landlords from using aggressive tactics for rent collection and releasing winding-up orders to threaten retailers into administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of UK retailers have been forced to close after the government imposed lockdown in [...]

By | April 27th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

3 ways executive coaching can boost your performance

Executive coaching is an excellent way to improve leadership skills, create clear objectives, and reach certain targets. The role of an executive coach is to help build self-awareness and encourage open communication within the workplace. Instead of simply providing advice, an executive coach will usually ask questions in order to empower the individual to make [...]

By | April 24th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Opinion: The other frontline workers need emotional support too

Last week I wrote about the importance of furloughed employees looking after their own health and wellbeing during these turbulent times. Judging by the overwhelming response to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which saw 140,000 companies apply for support on the first day alone, many millions of people across a range of industry sectors [...]

By | April 24th, 2020|Move of The Week|0 Comments

Retail executives defend online sales during coronavirus lockdown

Over recent weeks online retailers of non-essential goods have been under significant pressure to close their operations. Despite the pressure, many retailers are relying on generating cash from online sales to aid their survival during the coronavirus pandemic. High-profile retailers close their doors Several high-profile retailers have chosen to close their online operations, in addition [...]

By | April 24th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Opinion: Furloughed employees must put their wellbeing first

As the state of lockdown continues, retail employees broadly speaking fit into three categories at present: there are those providing essential services who continue to do vital, often stressful, work to keep the country running. There are those, mostly working for businesses whose future was already in doubt before COVID-19 struck, that have very sadly [...]

By | April 17th, 2020|Move of The Week|0 Comments

Is executive coaching effective?

Due to COVID-19, the retail industry is facing a very uncertain future. For this reason, retail executives are looking for effective solutions to put themselves in the best position possible to take on the winding road ahead. Tony Gregg, a Master Executive Performance Coach, is offering a new effective, executive coaching service for retail executives. [...]

By | April 17th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments