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Stuart Bennie

Stuart Bennie Archives

Diversify – but don’t die

Richard Branson has some wise words of advice for retailers.

Sales staff on the way out

Will 2017 be the year where tech replaces staff?

Transparency and the future

What would instituting a transparent approach to salaries and pricing do for retailers?

It’s all about the merchandise

Stuart Bennie on the demise of a 120 year old department store.

Choosing the right retail software

Stuart Bennie on how due diligence can save cash for retailers and avoid superfluous software.

An open letter to Woolworths’ David Guise

Stuart Bennie addresses the retailer’s struggles in retaining key executives.

Predictions for 2016 in retail

Stuart Bennie makes his predictions for the year ahead.

The Christmas decider

It's crunch time for retailers, writes Stuart Bennie.

The sleepy Woolies board

What has Woolworths been doing for five months, asks Stuart Bennie.

Why internet sales will continue to grow

Stuart Bennie on drones, robots and online sales.

Inert management stifles teams

Inaction is infectious, writes Stuart Bennie.

Fit versus fat retail

Stuart Bennie asks, do you want to be a fit retailer or a fat retailer?

Grow your own retail resources

Stuart Bennie on how to hire the ‘right’ retail recruits.

Trading hours are retailers’ business

Butt out and let retailers determine their own opening hours, argues Stuart Bennie.

The DJs CEO merry go round

Australia has revolving doors for PMs and CEOs alike, writes Stuart Bennie.

Woolworths in leadership limbo

Stuart Bennie asks, is there something seriously wrong at Woolworths?

How internationals “make it” in Aussie retail

Stuart Bennie weighs in on South African, and other international, retailers' chances of success in Australia.

The keys to a successful incentive scheme

Stuart Bennie shares the building blocks for an effective incentive scheme.

7-Eleven’s pay woes

Stuart Bennie weighs in on the controversy surrounding 7-Eleven.

Retail is changing, so are its CEOs

Stuart Bennie weighs in on the new breed of retail CEOs.