Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday when the retail world was fighting to keep stores stocked and attract footfall over the Christmas period, yet all of a sudden quarterly reviews are being released and the chocolate bunnies of easter are long gone. Just like time, retail has moved at an unrelenting […]
Richard Morrow, former Chief Retail Officer at Mike’s Bikes has joined the expanding team at retail tech company Myagi. Rich has over a decades’ experience working in the cycle industry, working his way from Sales Manager all the way up to Chief of Retail before making the jump to the world of online training. During […]
If you are involved in retail in any capacity you will no doubt have heard the news coming out of the UK retail giant Next last week, admitting it had suffered one of toughest trading periods for 25 years. With annual profits falling just over 8% for the 12 month period ending January 28th, Next […]
It pains your business every year and it pains the industry CONSTANTLY. On average, almost 70% of (part-time) staff will churn in a single year in retail. Without even scratching the surface you can see the huge impact that has on your business: Cost of recruitment Talent leakage (often to competitors) Wasted time & effort […]
Something has changed in the air. It’s already March (where has the time gone!?) and the winter wind seems to have lost its’ bite. The mornings are suddenly brighter than you remember and the sun seems to linger a little longer in the sky before dipping over the horizon. As a confused Game of Thrones […]
We at Myagi have been cooking up a storm, and February being the shortest month of the year Ironically got the most updates we’ve had thus far in a given month. Go us! Don’t worry, we’ve already patted ourselves on the back. So in no particular order whatsoever, here’s all that’s happened this month—and […]
The recent global exhibitions like ISPO and Outdoor Retailer are model villages, microcosms of the brand landscape we live in. What can be learned about the health of the citizens and culture when we take a look inside? If I had to sum it up in a couple of sentences? It’s a bright and […]
Watching the Winter Olympics is fascinating. Sure, every sport requires some level of skill, precision, and coordination, but some of these events are mind-boggling. From flying down a mountain at 245 kmp to throwing yourself 8 feet into the air doing a triple body roll, landing on a single leg, which just happens to be […]
By showcasing of some of the most innovative and exciting product and retail technology available, these exhibitions serve up huge amounts of information to digest. Luckily for you, we have selected the tastiest bits.
Earlier this month, I attended a seminar hosted by our friends at Inside Outcomes about GDPR—short for “General Data Protection Regulations” just in case you were wondering. Now you may not think this is something that affects you, because hey—that’s for the internet, brick-and-mortar retail shouldn’t have a problem, right?
No. Not right. So not right, it’s left.