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Strategy + Efficiency

Amazon: Didn’t we tell you?

June 20, 2017

Only a few weeks ago, our Marketing Manager, Justin Cohen wrote an article published on Inside Retail titled ‘Containing the Amazon Offensive’. The piece revealed the true nature of Amazon and outlined the strategy local retailers can use to fortify their businesses against the e-commerce powerhouse.

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The grave sin of omission

December 2, 2016

Imagine that two people died in their sleep last night while in hospital. One patient died because his nurse didn’t inject him with his life-supporting medication. The other one passed away because his nurse injected him with the wrong drug.

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Retailers: check your sources

April 15, 2016

When I studied engineering, one of the most embarrassing mistakes an aspiring engineer could make was to derive a dimension from the wrong ‘base’.

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Do you really need training?

September 25, 2015

Training attracts no controversy. On the contrary, people see it as a necessary activity, believing that it improves productivity and empowers employees.

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Efficiency + Business

“Can I help you?” has lost its power

September 4, 2015

Recently, I walked into a retail outlet and, while pondering upon a product, a sales assistant approached me and uttered the magic words, “can I help you?”

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The secret to empowerment

August 25, 2015

At first glance, the radical corporate cultures that frequently make the headlines appear progressive, perhaps even revolutionary.

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