Creative Retail Selling And Visual Merchandising

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Course Description

Who Should Attend

All retail sales staff as well as team leaders and supervisors accountable for sales.


  • Develop the necessary competence and attitude to maximize sales and create long-term customer loyalty.
  • Explain customer behavior in a retail environment.
  • Use practical selling skills to guide their customers through a defined customer decision process.
  • Create a positive customer shopping experience.
  • Generate outstanding customer service.

Course Outline

  • The Changing Business Environment
  • The Buyer Decision Process
  • New Roles of Retail Sales Associates
  • Three Basic Tasks of Retailing
  • Retailing Biggest Challenges
  • The Black Hole Concept
  • The Customers Buying Motives
  • The Retail Purchase Decision Process
  • Presale Planning (Gathering Information)
  • TheRetail Four Fold Selling Process (Selling Cycle)
  • Characteristics of a Top Retail Salesperson
  • Greeting the GUEST
  • Understanding the GUEST
  • Explaining the Products’ Features and Benefits
  • Suggesting Additional Items
  • Thanking the GUEST
  • Customer Service Defined (Retail Perspective)
  • Determining Customer Service Levels
  • Factors to Consider When Determining Customer Services to Offer
  • Foundations of Great Service People
  • Handling Complaints
  • Dealing with Different Types of Customers
  • Merchandising Presentation
  • Store Environment Atmosphere
  • Various Store Designs
  • The Different Types of Fixtures
  • Preparing and Conducting a “Store Audit Report”
  • Important Retail Metrics and KPIs (Evaluating Store and Staff Performance)
  • Field Visit to a Retail Shopping Centre