The Big Bad Threat Of Online Retail

View This Post as a PDF The hype and melodrama that has been whipped up by the media about the threat to retail of online shopping to traditional bricks and mortar retail has prompted me to put finger to keyboard!! The media focus is totally in the wrong place; Online shopping is threatening Australian retailers, the high dollar is threatening Australian …

Retailers Must Evolve and Adapt to Survive

View This Post as a PDF Right now we are seeing Natural Selection at play in the retail market.  Charles Darwin’s theory, known as Darwinism, is definitely occurring right now. Let’s define: Darwinism: a theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection. Natural Selection: The process whereby organisms …

Item Wrongly Tagged.. What Would You Do?

I want to share this question i was emailed: “I was shopping at Wittner Shoes last night, picked up a bag that was clearly priced and took it to the counter to purchase only to be told it had been priced incorrectly. The bag originally should have been $220 down to $119 the tag was labelled $79.95 down to $39.95.” The Assistant Manager was …