I was reading an online forum for the gift retailing industry and retail owners were discussing their big issues for the year.
- Finding unique merchandise that isn’t everywhere
- Raising profits
- Increasing security/decreasing inventory shrink
THE REAL WORLD RETAILING TAKEAWAY
Based on the comments posted to this blog and the emails that are sent to me, you’ve sounded off most about the following issues:
- Employee entitlement
- Developing managers who actually manage
- Inventory management
Are these your biggest challenges? Or are there other issues that you’d like help solving? Drop an email or post a comment and let’s get the dialogue started about how to make your business better in 2008.