DiSC® profiles provide powerful insights for retail managers and leaders. It’s why the Everything DiSC® survey has been a mainstay of our retail training programs. It serves as a foundational learning and self-awareness tool as leaders develop their interpersonal skills and strategies to improve retail business outcomes. Now, with the addition of two new DiSC…

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retail trends

Another year is drawing to a close, and as is usual in retail, whew, what a year! Change is always part of the retail story, but with change can come some exciting new opportunities—if you’re prepared to seize them. The evolution of brick and mortar continues, as both traditional retailers and formerly online-only retailers experiment…

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retail training reinforcement

We work with retail managers and leaders who often have been in the industry for a long time — sometimes ten, twenty, or even thirty years. If the group I’m training is more senior, I’ll start the session by asking that very question: “Raise your hand if you’ve been in the industry for five years,…

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Retail Microlearning

No matter how powerful a learning experience is, the bigger question on the minds of today’s retail executives is this: What do we have to show for it? When it comes to retention of key concepts, we know that people are up against the forgetting curve. Without effective reinforcement, what’s here today could easily be…

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When you send a district manager or buyer through a retail training workshop, it’s an investment of time, money, and effort — and that’s not even taking into account the fact that they’ll be away from their daily responsibilities. It’s also a down payment on the results and impact you expect to see when they return.…

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Retail Manager Training Assessment

One of the biggest challenges of so-called “soft skills” behavior-based training is measuring return on investment. Did the time and money spent on the training deliver dividends back to the business? And how can we sustain and keep building on that value? This is a big concern for retailers when they take leaders away from…

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retail coaching

When you send a district manager or retail store leader through a training program, it’s an investment—of time, money, and effort, not to mention the fact that they’re going to be away from their daily responsibilities. But it’s also an investment in the future of the business. It’s a down payment on the results and…

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retail training ROI

Every year retailers spend billions training store associates. On average, a store associate spends 53.8 hours every year training. So why do 71% of shoppers feel that retail associates aren’t knowledgeable or helpful? Something doesn’t add up. MOHR Retail has been working with our partners at Axonify to solve this problem, and we’re excited to…

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The riddle many training departments are facing—and are increasingly frustrated by—is how to get all that excitement and energy from the training to carry on in the field long after the event itself. What we often see is that there’s a lot of focus and attention on the implementation. Maybe it’s being rolled out at…

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When we’re working with a client who is charged with implementing retail sales training or other learning initiatives, one of the early questions we like to ask is, “What is the role of senior managers in developing their people?” What comes next is not always encouraging. While many understand the importance of what happens back…

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