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Retail Ireland Summit 2016 – The Omnichannel Challenge

Retail Ireland’s annual Retail Summit will be held next Thursday – October 6th at the Guinness Storehouse. This year the Summit is focused on the Omnichannel Challenge…retailer’s don’t miss out! On the agenda The contemporary and future consumer How to execute the complete retail omnichannel strategy The best-in-class models for further education and continuous upskilling …

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Retail Ireland Skillnet hosts Retail Study Tour to London!

Last week, the team at Retail Ireland Skillnet brought a delegate of retailers to visit some of the top stores in London! This exciting Retail Study Tour focused on store operations with a particular emphasis on the iconic retailers’ omni-channel business models. The first port of call was Topshop on Oxford Street – The biggest …

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Successful Start to 5th Year of our Retail Degree!

It’s that time of year again! On Monday we welcomed 62 new candidates for our Degree in Retail Management Practice – marking the programme’s 5th consecutive year running. The number of applicants for the Degree this year was exceptional with candidates traveling from all over the country to the classroom at Dublin’s IPA. Paul Healy …

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Graduates – Look no Further for a Career in Retail!

Retail Ireland is the leading provider of training and education for the retail sector in Ireland! Gradireland – The official graduate careers website in Ireland, advises it’s graduates to look to Retail Ireland Skillnet in helping to kickstart their career in retail! “Traditionally, the retail sector has been seen as one that featured long hours …

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Why is Investing in Skills for Young Retail Employees so Important?

A job in the retail sector can mean a sustainable and satisfying career path with many development opportunities along the way. So why is investing in skills for young retail employees so important? Why should employers be bothered? Click here to find out more. (Here’s our favourite quote from the article:) “Retailers can be effective …

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Ten Key Customer Questions That All Retailers Should Be Able To Answer

Today’s shoppers know what they want and they know how and where to get it. Retailers who answer customers’ questions with throwaway responses such as: “that’s not my department,” “have you tried the website” and “I can’t help you”, will simply drive shoppers to take their business elsewhere! The team at www.internetretailing.net have listed ten …

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Why you should Invest in Employee Development

As a retailer, do you think your staff feels appreciated and recognised? The vast majority of today’s workers report that they are overworked and underappreciated. Most retail employees – regardless of current position – have ambitions for a more senior level than where they currently stand. The challenge is that we are so busy keeping …

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