Taking a glance at the above discussion points, it is highly relevant to talk about navigating continuous disruption, managing change, and handling general retail chaos. While such a conversation may seem unrelated to the more solution-based capabilities above, the leadership ranks of any retail company must be committed and engaged in new ways of thinking and operating if they expect to remain competitive in the future. Further, with increased diversity of age, gender, ethnicity, and so on, today’s modern workforce needs to be increasingly resilient and adaptable to constant change. Best practice retailers will ensure their management is able to confidently lead through change, support their teams through disruption, and foster ongoing, sustainable learning.
Like it or not, the future is already here.
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