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Helpful Resources for the Retail Industry – Covid 19

The COVID-19 crisis is presenting immediate challenges for businesses. To  help and support our retailers through this challenging time, we have provided a list of some useful resources Posters and signs for your business The Department of Health has developed public health information posters, booklets & social distancing graphics to display in your business. Public …

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Retail Study Tour 2017. Destination: London!

Our sixth annual Retail Study Tour was recently held on 27th and& 28th of September where London’s top retailers opened up their doors to deliver an inspiring and insightful experience for our attendees. The focus this year was on ‘Digital Innovation in Retail’, with an aim to shed light on how the most modern retails in …

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Retail Degree off to a Flying Start for 2017!

September at Retail Ireland Skillnet can only mean one thing = Retail Degree time! This year we welcomed 55 new students on board our Degree in Retail Management Practice.  All students have been equipped with the tools and information required to get started and have now entered the world of work-based learning and education! This …

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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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Online Sales Hindered by Inadequate Irish Broadband?

Despite the fact that Ireland is home to many of the big internet companies such Ebay and Google, many of our domestic small and medium enterprises are lacking an online presence. A large proportion of potential business is being lost to international and UK retailers. (More here) According to a digital scorecard issued by the …

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