Leading Your Retail Business in Uncertain Times - Practical Actions

Venue:
Online interactive workshop delivered via Zoom
 
Date:
03/04/2020
 
Note:
Friday 3rd April
 
Time:
2pm - 4pm
 
Category:
Seminar
 

In recent weeks many retail businesses have had to adapt quickly to a much-changed market. This online interactive workshop will allow retailers the opportunity to plan in the short term and also prepare for, and ensure readiness to trade again when the current crisis ends.

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Leading Your Retail Business in Uncertain Times - Practical Actions

Leading your retail business in uncertain times

This course will take place online and will provide an overview and a facilitated discussion on actions that can be taken now to mitigate the effect of the Coronavirus restrictions.

 

In recent weeks many Retail businesses have had to adapt quickly to a much-changed market. Most have seen a significant decrease in footfall and sales. This webinar will allow retailers the opportunity to plan in the short term and also prepare for, and ensure readiness to trade again when the current crisis ends. 

 

Course Aimed at

 Retail Business owners, Managers and Team leaders.

 

Course Content

This workshop will focus on five key strands in retail operations and allow participants to discuss and formulate strategic plans.

  • Inventory turn stock into cash, ensuring that stock loss is minimized, setting inventory controls to ensure optimum stock levels.
  • Channels moving from single channel to multi-channel retailing, customer experience at this time.
  • Finance controlling cash flow, supplier agreements, payment deferrals, state funding supports for staff
  • Communications identify internal/external stakeholders, Marketing, Social media presence, current trading options.
  • Innovation use this time to set in place improved/new means to trade e.g. online presence, inventory controls, retail store layout, re-merchandising opportunities.

Course Takeaway

 Each attendee will leave with a clear list of actions for the coming weeks.

 

Course Delivery

Hosting this webinar is Mark English.  Mark is an experienced Retail Manager, with over 30 years sales, operational and leadership experience in Ireland and the UK, specialising in large store, high turnover environments. In the last 2 years he has branched in to mentoring & training small business owners and has delivered numerous programs across the LEO network.

 

Accessing Course

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This course will be delivered via Zoom. Details about how to log in will be emailed to you following registration.

In advance - here is a short video on how to join a meeting: https://youtu.be/hIkCmbvAHQQ

 

Participants need to have a laptop, Tablet or smart phone to join this webinar with video and audio capability.  Upon registering, each participant will be sent an invitation to join the webinar and also receive questions in advance.

 

Please note:

Bookings will close 24 hours before the course to allow management of attendance and online webinar links

 

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