Idiots Sell Rolexes

I love the times we live in, never before has there been so much opportunity and inspiration around every corner. Retailers that understand how to play the game of servicing the ever evolving consumer stand to reap the profit and glory that’s created inside the brick and mortar shops they take pride in operating, along…

Continue Reading →

10 Things I Rate About You

  Not to be confused with the 1999 movie 10 Things I Hate About You, staring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles, however some would say there was karmic wisdom in that film as there will be in this written text. When one first walks into a business that may be going through a transitional period,…

Continue Reading →

The Magic Of Mindset

Life is great, business is wonderful, and the future is bright. I had the joy of celebrating my 49th birthday this past week, glasses were raised, stories were told, music played and laughter was heard. I live in complete appreciation of my life, it’s magical, and I would have it no other way. The fact…

Continue Reading →

Break The Rules

  One of the biggest reasons many businesses of our day are faltering or not gaining market share is because of the stubborn, outdated rules and philosophies that many just won’t let go of in the now. I’m not talking just small mom and pop shops; I’m talking businesses of all sizes that have become…

Continue Reading →

Hiring All Positions

  I always give my head a shake when I encounter the “Hiring all positions” call to action some businesses simply can’t get away from doing. There is a theme that is reoccurring in these companies and their quest to hire the next wave of temporary souls to fill vacated positions of those past, whose…

Continue Reading →

Voted Most Popular

  Having done sales training for many prominent public and private companies over the years, I have been witness to many obstacles that constantly cause angst in the strongest of sales managers and their sales teams. One such hurdle that affects even the most seasoned sales force is the perception of the company they represent…

Continue Reading →

Sale! Sale! Fail!

A huge shift in buying habits and trends in shopping has resulted in many retailers falling into a very bad habit of teaching their customer base to wait for a sale prior to a purchase being made. I have seen this habit become the downfall of many small to medium sized American and Canadian retailers…

Continue Reading →

Exceptional Customer Service

You can’t fake this. You and your company either deliver great customer service or you don’t. The days of being able to say that you do, when you don’t, are over. It doesn’t matter if your business is in Winnipeg or Winfield. Word of mouth has been replaced by word of mouse, Twitter, Facebook and…

Continue Reading →

A few words on Modern Marketing

                  Instantly Clear, Memorable.                   Connect with me on LinkedIn http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/geoff-mintenko/30/374/982 and Facebook http://www.facebook.com/retailevolution                                    

Continue Reading →

7 Red-Hot Realities

Not a day goes by that I don’t hear someone wishing for the good old days to return. The days when business was booming, people were buying and the economy was strong. Life was so good back then they lament, as they stare off into space dreaming about days of yore. Wake up! Is my…

Continue Reading →

Page 6 of 8