Grwp Retail Academy
Our vision is one of improved productivity for retail business and their staff, through training and skills.
We provide access to consistent, high-quality trainers for retail businesses, their employees and future workforce. Our approach is professional and customer-focused, with competitive pricing structures and provision that is regularly reviewed to reflect the needs of business and industry and to ensure value for money.
Guide to Successful Retailing
What is the Guide to Successful Retailing?
The Guide to Successful Retailing - Inspired by Mary Portas is a series of business courses developed specifically to meet the needs of small and medium sized business owners and managers. Over the three courses, you will get the skills, knowledge and tools you need to grow your business and the opportunity to network with other businesses just like yours.
The three courses cover the essential skills needed to run a profitable and sustainable retail business:
- Retail Finance & Business Planning
- Driving Sales through Marketing
- Buying & Visual Merchandising
The courses will provide you with the opportunity to assess your current business practices and identify areas for development. As well as practical advice, the courses will give you the skills and confidence to take your business to the next level. From each course delegates will take away:
- Action plans
- Key performance measures
- Useful business tools and templates
Each course is designed to be delivered in five hours however each of the business courses can be bespoke to suit individual businesses.
We can also bespoke a taster session for town centres to give retailers a taste of the programme.