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19 05, 2017

Press Release

By |2018-01-19T13:59:05+00:00May 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Learning from the Retail Master Himself The Friedman Group Launches a New Podcast Series, “Retail Revisited”, with Founder Harry J. Friedman - Available now on iTunes and Google Play   Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Justin Kurn The Friedman Group 760-271-3754 jkurn@thefriedmangroup.com Learning from the Retail Master Himself - The Friedman Group Launches a New Podcast Series, “Retail Revisited”, with Founder Harry J. Friedman - Available now on iTunes and Google Play San Diego, May 2nd [...]

22 11, 2016

JC Penny Puts in Greeters, Another Dumb Idea.

By |2018-01-19T13:42:53+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Best Practices, News|0 Comments

JC Penny Puts in Greeters. Another Dumb Idea.   In a recent article in the New York post, JC Penney announced they are implementing greeters as a test in the Northwest Region. And…? Why? Another completely misguided idea from the company that thought the switch to everyday low pricing was a good move. (See Strategic mistake that haunts JC Penny) We all assume that greeting people helps to deter theft. When customers are looked at and greeted when they arrive they are less likely to steal. [...]

18 04, 2016

The Friedman Group 2.0

By |2018-01-19T13:40:27+00:00April 18th, 2016|Best Practices, News|0 Comments

Welcome to The Friedman Group 2.0!  The launch of our new website and logo present a new face that more closely represents the company we are today after serving retailers over the last four decades.  Our commitment remains the same: to provide the best possible consulting and retail training available to retailers of all shapes and sizes so they may generate revenue lifts and manage change to transform their culture into a sustainable, continually improving sales machine. We have created and implemented solutions that have impacted millions over the years.  Be sure to check [...]