Author: MOHR Retail

This is part three of a three-part discussion with MOHR Retail’s new president, Mary Beth Garcia, about trends, challenges, and predictions for retailers in the coming year. Read part one here and part two here. Looking at all the trends and challenges retailers are facing right...

We sat down with MOHR Retail’s new president, Mary Beth Garcia, to explore some of the trends, challenges, and predictions for retailers in the coming year. Read part one of the three-part discussion below. There were a lot of high-profile retail stories in 2018, but if...

Back in 2004 when we launched our original Retail Multiunit Management (RMM) program, the retail environment was a little different, to say the least. Shopping malls still ruled. Amazon wasn’t yet the juggernaut it is today. The idea of shopping as a “customer experience” was...

All leaders face a number of challenges that are simply common to the role of being a leader. But there are always some unique wrinkles faced by different leadership functions. The leaders and managers in the home office and distribution centers, for example, deal with some very different...

This week, Lindsay, our summer intern, weighs in on online shopping. Read more of Lindsay's perspectives on retail here. Every year, a disproportionate number of small businesses struggle or fail, partly from competition with large retailers that have a huge online footprint, like Amazon or Walmart. Consumers...

There's no lack of commentary about what Millennials, those prized consumers, want from retailers and what they value in the shopping experience. We thought it would be helpful to have an actual Millennial weigh in on the discussion. A Millennial’s Perspective Hello, this is Lindsay, a summer...

Our clients help us continually push to new levels of excellence in order to deliver to the absolute best retail training experience for their leaders—so they can get the lasting outcomes they need. And while the trophies and accolades are icing on the cake, it's still always...

Training is an important first step in driving positive change. But it's just that: a first step. The bigger hurdle? Sustaining that change when you're back juggling priorities and wading through the chaos of the day to day. Make sure your leaders and managers get the most...

The headline—15 Traits of a "Terrible" Retail Leader—is bound to get your attention. SUCCESS magazine recently surveyed members of the Young Entrepreneurs Council to find out what qualities terrible leaders seem to have in common. From dismissing ideas other than your own to having a poor communication...