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7 09, 2017

Amazon and Retail, How Do We Compete?

By |September 7th, 2017|Podcasts|1 Comment

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 9: Amazon and Retail, How Do We Compete? We all can appreciate how great Amazon is, but as a small retailer, can you compete? Big box retailers are closing down more stores now than ever but there are still some things that an independent retailer can do to stand up and maintain relevance in this very different retail environment. Retail Revisited with [...]

31 07, 2017

Motivation, You are Either Feeding it or Killing it

By |July 31st, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 8: Motivation, You are Either Feeding it or Killing it A motivational environment is one of the best things that a company can create to maximize their employees performance. A manager or any leader in a space has control over the environment they create, but often they don't know how. How can someone create an environment in which one can be motivated? What is the role [...]

19 06, 2017

Who Does An Employee Represent The Business Or The Customer?

By |June 19th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 3: Who Does An Employee Represent The Business Or The Customer? Some employees may have the best interest of the company in mind, while others have the best interest of the customer. But who do employees really represent? Harry dives into this topic with a viewpoint that may surprise you. Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman  Episode [...]

30 05, 2017

Are Your Job Roles Clearly Defined?

By |May 30th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 6: Are Your Job Roles Clearly Defined? A job description is an important tool in defining someones job, but that is where it stops. It only describes the "What" and in order for our teams to be successful, we need to share the "how" and the "why". Going over these steps provides the clarity needed to  hold teams accountable for every action they take on the [...]

5 05, 2017

What is a Natural Born Salesperson

By |May 5th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 5: What is a Natural Born Salesperson Are people just born with the raw talent required to become a salesperson? Or is it something that can be developed and trained? In this podcast Harry will deliver his definition of a Natural Born Salesperson and how they can stack up to a well trained salesperson in any business environment. Retail Revisited with Harry [...]

5 05, 2017

The Power of Adding On

By |May 5th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 4: The Power of Adding On Adding on is one of the most powerful ways to increase your sales. However, many employees stop the sale before the customer actually says "No thanks" leading to a massive unrealized opportunity. There is also a misconception of what items are considered Add-Ons vs must haves and Harry provides great insight into some of the most common pitfalls that organizations have when [...]

5 05, 2017

The Benefits of E-Learning

By |May 5th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 3: The Benefits of E-Learning Most companies have yet to embrace the power of a eLearning platform. Harry discusses the transition from traditional training to including a Learning Management System (LMS) to help scale your training needs and provide a resource that tracks the learning progress of your team. The Friedman Group happens to have the most comprehensive online training programs available through our proprietary online training platform [...]

5 05, 2017

Salesmanship Without The Pushy Feeling

By |May 5th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 2: Salesmanship Without The Pushy feeling RUN! IT'S A SALESPERSON! The pushy salesperson is the worst fear of both customers and most salespeople and managers of various industries More often than not, people are not pushy but rather passive. However, Salesmanship is about taking your trade seriously, creating a welcoming and professional sales environment and having the training and accountability to provide an excellent experience  during any [...]

2 05, 2017

The Daunting Task of Training New Hires

By |May 2nd, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Retail Revisited with Harry J. Friedman Episode 1: The Daunting Task of Training New Hires Training can be a challenge for many organizations. Some business leaders are stuck in the mindset of, "what if I spend all this time and money training them and they leave?" to which we respond with, "what if you don't and they stay?" The reality is that training can be a very affordable and straight forward process once [...]