June 13, 2012

About Des

Desmond Mulholland

Desmond Mulholland is an experienced Management Consultant with a proven track record of success in the retail, construction, manufacturing and hospitality industries. He provides high-level business development and management control to improve business performance and profitability.

Desmond is a results-driven and customer-focused individual, with excellent relationship management skills. He is experienced in representing businesses at local and national level by building strong relationships with stakeholders, identifying commercial opportunities and increasing income streams.

He has extensive retail experience working in a range of retail environments. He developed and opened an exclusive ladies fashion store, AZUL. This involved designing and maximising the space and products, business planning, staff recruitment and training, budgeting and marketing.

Prior to this he was a senior manager at Dunnes Stores (Grocery), Woodies DIY (DIY Retailing) and Dorothy Perkins (Ladies Fashion) and in all instances he improved the profitability of the individual stores he was responsibile for.

Desmond is a member of the International Management Academy and currently lectures in business, retail, leadership and management and entrepreneurship at Southern Regional College.

Services: all aspects of retail from business management to staff training.


If you are a retail business owner or a retail company and you have logged onto this website you may have asked yourself a number of the following questions…         

Is my retail business under performing and not reaching it’s full potential?

How can I improve the businesses profitability?

What are the factors that are effecting my Cash Flow?

Why are my Marketing and Social Media campaigns not transfering into increased sales?

How do my customer service standards compare with my competitors?

What do customers think of my business?

Are my employees reflecting my brand when dealing with customers?