WHAT WE DO
Social Media & Digital Marketing
We do social media. In order to develop a social media strategy you need to understand who your customer is, what your brand “voice” is and how are you going to continuously engage with your customer through your social media channels. We simplify those thinking processes so you can develop a social media strategy for your business.
Strategy & Planning
We can give you an outside perspective. In the current economic outlook, it has never been more prudent to invest in a sustainable strategy. The key to success in these challenging times is to be innovative in your approach to YOUR business. The Retail Consultant can help you develop a robust commercial strategy to achieve your short, medium and long term objectives.
We offer consultations on how store operations could be improved within your organisation. A comprehensive Health Check report will be compiled on the current position of your business focusing on your current: Branding and Marketing The Store Environment Product Availablity and Value Services Offered Customer Service Standards
Training and Mentoring
Does your business need training or mentoring? To survive and succeed your organisation has to be performing at the highest level of effectiveness. This means leadership, decision-making, staff relations, creativity, stress and time management and sensitive issue handling has to be of the very highest order. Des is a member of the International Management Academy and currently lectures in business, retail, leadership and management and entrepreneurship at Southern Regional College.
The Retail Consultant is a consultancy business based in Northern Ireland who provides specialist advice and services to small to medium businesses (SMEs) both in Northern Ireland and further afield. Since launching in 2003, we have worked across a number of sectors including the hospitality, manufacturing and construction industries. We provide specialist advise and support in the following areas: • Digital Marketing and Social Media • Branding • Strategy and Planning • SME Support • Training and Monitoring
Meet our Team
Over the past 6-12 months the question I have been asked most frequently by retailers is “Why is it so important to develop a social media strategy?” My answer is always the same: if you don’t have a dedicated strategy you will not raise awareness of your business to new customers or improve engagement with[…]
The Retail Consultant are a bespoke retail and general consultancy organisation, that specialise in developing effective business strategies for individuals, retailers, charitable organisations and online businesses. With simple and straightforward solutions to the challenge and opportunities unique to each business, the experts provide scrutiny and a plan of attack that is invaluable throughout business life.[…]