Does your store backroom space show you value your staff?


The Daily Post:- 5th April
Does the amount of store gross sqm you dedicate to your staff really show how much you value them?


I’ve been visiting stores of a couple of similar retailers in terms of their sector and size of store. They have different market positions but have the commonality that customer service is very important to their proposition and ultimately their …

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8th Joy of Retail Spring: Defining Omnichannel Assortments

The question “how much product should I put in my stores?” has always generated animated and healthy debate amongst retail businesses.

That question, and the discussions around it, just got a whole lot more complicated as the opportunities and threats of e-commerce and true omni-channel assortment allocation has made store capacities one of the most important decisions for retailers to get right.



The reduction of physical store capacities …

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3rd Joy of a Retail Spring – How much product in my stores?

Space planning & visual merchandising are the two cornerstones on which an attractive and commercial store are built

At the heart of this is the eternal question – “How much product should I put in my store?”



Get space planning wrong, allocate product incorrectly or deliver visual merchandising operations inefficiently and a store will never attain its potential sales productivity.

Marrying the “beauty and the beast” of the …

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Tim Radley “Visual Merchandising; a Return to Selling” No.1

“Visual Merchandising – A Return to Selling!” part 1

An article by Tim Radley in VM&RD Magazine India, Oct 2015



I was fortunate enough this year to be invited to speak at the In-Store Asia 2015 event in Mumbai. What I found was energy, enthusiasm and real excitement about the future of Indian retail and this great industry in general.

Subsequently I have written …

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Welcome to VM-Unleashed!

…the formal, but mercifully brief, introduction.
I’m Tim Radley and I started VM-unleashed! in 2007.

For 20 years I’ve been working with a variety of international retailers, identifying opportunities to increase sales through better integration of space planning & management, visual merchandising & store operations and ultimately creating a better store experience.

Catch my profile on LinkedIn…always happy to connect!

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My experience is that there isn’t a retail business that doesn’t have opportunities to improve its cross-functional integration and the way that it collaboratively manages the …

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