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Bill Turner, LPC
The fact is that those who are successful and advance into retail management (LP or not) will eventually make more money than most in law enforcement. That's a strong motivation for a retail career, but not the only one.
The first full day of the conference, February 26, kicked off with a keynote speech by Dwayne MacIntosh, director of safety and security at Toronto Pearson International Airport, which handles 50 million passengers yearly.
Payless and Sears are dramatic examples of the difficulties of some iconic retail brands, but they're not alone. Recently, David Simon, chairman and CEO of the Simon Property Group, admitted he's nervous.
Warren Buffett has been quoted as saying, “It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it." In the digital age, social media has probably turned that five minutes into less than two minutes.
A recent survey reveals that 79 percent of retail executives believe that artificial intelligence and virtual reality technologies could increase sales, but only 14 percent of customers thought that technology would impact their shopping decisions.
While the 2018 holiday shopping season is not over, Black Friday weekend is usually a good indicator of the overall strength of holiday sales. So, what happened?
Who could have imagined, 30 years ago, that computers would become the support system of virtually everything we do? A good example of this can be found in the realm of supply-chain security.
Data security is a task that only the government and business leaders need to worry about, right? Wrong!
Do I really need to fight the crowds and craziness the day after Thanksgiving to save money on holiday shopping? It doesn't look like it.
When Toys"R"Us closed its stores, consumers were upset—especially kids. My nine-year-old granddaughter heard talk that Amazon had basically killed Toys"R"Us. She was so upset she asked her parents to "never shop at Amazon again" for her toys.