Our retail consultancy services are based on Rob’s personal experiences in retail, his personal experiences as a consultant, and his experiences working with other retailers, accountants and other professionals over a large number of years.

The services include:

Financial Budgeting
(i) Buying budgets including sales budgets; stock and stockturn budgets; Open-To-Buy budgets; supplier support budgets and gross profit budgets
(ii) Profit and Loss projections; cashflow budgets; and employee and other expense budgets

We can present a financial package to your bank, new landlord, or other parties as required.

New Store Openings
Full business plans including store concept; SWOT analysis; site selection; lease negotiation; store layout and design; and the full financials including capital requirements.

Human Resources
(i) Assistance and advise in the recruitment process ( from position descriptions to advertising to interviewing to letters of employment ), staff rostering and performance management.
(ii) Staff training in both sales and management.

Advertising and Promotions
Advice and assistance in the planning of the advertising and marketing.

Store Layout and Merchandising
Advice and assistance in the planning of the store layout, to fixture selection, and in-store merchandising.

We have worked with many retailers over the years and are happy to expand on this as required.

“The Retail Resources Company provided Budget Rent A Car in WA recruitment and training services for many years. Rob’s recruitment services included all levels from management to sales to clerical and we found his standards and methodology to be very high. He also wrote and delivered many training courses for our managers and salespersons on many aspects of our business and believe that his training produced the results we were seeking.”

John McShera • General Manager Operations, Budget Rent a Ca

“Rob Hubbard and The Retail Resources Company provided consultancy and recruitment services to my company for around 4 years. We are a leading visual merchandise provider to retailers, shopping centers, city councils and other businesses and our business is diverse and all encompassing. Rob assisted in several areas as a consultant and recruited several senior staff into our business. I found his services to be professional and competent.”

Ryan Cliffe • Creative Director, Visual Inspirations Australia

“Rob Hubbard and The Retail Resources Company has been, and still remains, my retail consultancy for around 20 years assisting myself and my buyers with buying plans, merchandise plans, leasing advice, new store openings, and store closures. I have found his advice invaluable, his level of professionalism very high and his commitment to the success of my business to be complete. I would recommend his services to all retailers.”

David Stephenson • Properietor, Albany Surf Shop