Tag Archives: Pro Shop

Stirring A Hornets’ Nest

You may remember a blog I put together a few weeks back titled ‘Whatever Happened to Professional Integrity’? In this piece I spoke about the shocking behaviour from some PGA Professionals who had been targeting their fellow PGA Pros and … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To Professional Integrity?

I never cease to be amazed by our industry’s ability to consistently take three steps forward then four steps back! Now that, arguably, our worst weather related downturn in 10 years is finally over, the sun is shining and the … Continue reading

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Price Increases Are Happening – Make Them Work For You

It was with real interest I read the recent story about Tesco and Unilever’s dispute over price increases and it made me think back to the pricing concerns I raised in August. When I highlighted these concerns it was clear … Continue reading

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Stand Still and You’ll Watch The World Pass You By

They say – whomever ‘they’ may be – that business is cyclical and that every 10-15 years the market finds itself in a similar position to where it has been in the past. If you ally this to the belief … Continue reading

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Eddie Reid: GolfBusinessNews Interview

TGI Golf Partnership Managing Director Eddie Reid was recently interviewed by influential golf industry publication GolfBusinessNews.com. In his interview Eddie spoke about the company’s performance and the golf industry as a whole, giving an insight into how TGI Golf supports the … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Positivity – an emotion sadly lacking sometimes in our industry for some reason, despite the numerous facts that should point us in that direction. The last 12 months have been extremely good for golf – a hugely successful Ryder Cup, … Continue reading

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The Most Effective Point of Sale Message I’ve Ever Seen in Retail

Guest blogger Philip Hesketh, a multiple award-winning professional speaker on the psychology of persuasion and influence, discusses the most effective POS message he’s seen Are YOU curious enough to want to know more about the most effective Point of Sale … Continue reading

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Some Trends Just Shouldn’t Be Followed

‘A supermarket price war is being blamed for a sharp rise in the number of food producers going bust. So far this year 146 food producers have entered insolvency, up from 114 last year, according to research by accountancy firm … Continue reading

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Keep Your Options Open

During the recent months I have had many conversations with PGA Professionals, which revolve around suppliers and what to stock going forward. As a Retail Consultant I will only offer advice I feel will benefit that individual shop, and this … Continue reading

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Time to Shake off the Doom & Gloom and Big it up!

Described as the most successful Ryder Cup ever, Gleneagles has certainly given our game the real shot in the arm we all needed. The venue, weather, TV and media coverage has pushed the Ryder Cup to the heady heights of, … Continue reading

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