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Alixe McRae
Alixe MacRaeA regular contributor to Home Goods Online, Alixe MacRae is one of this country's best known merchandisers. She most recently served as assistant general manager for Stoney Creek Furniture. Based in Stoney Creek, Ontario, SCF is recognized as one of Canada's best recognized destination furniture stores. Prior to joining SCF, MacRae held senior merchandising posts at both The Bay and Sears Canada and was a long-time member of the Canadian Home Furnishings Awards jury.
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Girls = Profit
Learning from Dollarama
Why good-better-best is so effective
How might we?
Silver hair, golden wallets
Ten ways to be a star
Retail winners fish, not hunt
I'm sorry, so sorry
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Bargains, maybe
Goldman Sachs: could it be you?
The profitable habits of highly successful retailers
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Survival of the fattest
Social media - where are you?
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How to boost your brand
Harassment: how to ensure your company is clean
The most popular four letter word
Screw the castle, provide the service
The power of effective communication
Anyone can give it away
Space is money
Contests: how to make your bottom line a winner
The power of great POP
The top trends for 2011
The seven habits of horribly ineffective managers
The virtues of leadership
The new face of marketing
How should you price product on the floor?
Jennifer Convertibles: a lesson in failure
Help grow the bottom line by controlling cost
Marketing is much more than advertising
The excruciating pain of performance reviews
Communication - don't just talk about it
Successful managers get out of the way
Re-jigging one's mind set at IDS
Cool furniture makes TCHFM hot
The great compensation debate
What's in a name?
Complaints as a marketing advantage
Too much competition? Find a niche
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Get to really know your competition
Know thy enemy - it's not usually your vendor
Frugal is the new black
Stop selling, start helping!
Your customers are changing. Are you?
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Marketing the ‘R' word
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