Vend Retail Guide

The ultimate guide to training and motivating retail employees

Everything you need to empower your staff and increase your store’s productivity

Training and motivation

Empower your staff and increase your store’s productivity

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HIRE FOR ATTITUDE, TRAIN FOR SKILL

Discover why it pays to put attitude over aptitude when hiring new people.

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USE A MIX OF LEARNING TOOLS AND METHODS

One format may not be enough to answer the needs of diverse learners.

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ENFORCE RULES, BUT INVEST IN CREATIVITY

Find out how to put rules in place that still give your team the flexibility to get creative.

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GIVE KUDOS

Recognition is a great way to stimulate your staff to take the actions you want them to take.

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EQUIP STAFF WITH THE BEST TOOLS

Updating your tools and equipment empowers your staff and increases their productivity.

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GET HELP IF NECESSARY

Recognize that you don’t have to implement your training program on your own.

Frequently asked questions

This resource sheds light on retail staff best practices that you can apply to your business. It offers guidelines and actionable steps to help you train, motivate, and retain your best employees.


You’ll get research-backed insights on how to keep your staff happy, and you’ll also learn about the different training methods and tools you could use to educate and empower your team.

Vend’s Retail Staffing Guide is perfect for store owners, managers, supervisors, and pretty much anyone who’s looking to train employees and keep them engaged.

You can pour more money into products and technology, but all that effort will fall short if you don’t have happy and educated store employees.


That’s why it’s important that you invest in your workforce. You should put in the time to learn the best practices around retail staffing so you can beef up your employee retention strategy and make customer service a key differentiator that sets you apart from your competitors. This free guide will cover how to do all that and more. Downloading it is the first step to improving your retail staffing strategy.

Vend’s Retail Staffing Guide goes beyond general HR information. It contains highly actionable insights that you can take back to your team. And while other whitepapers only scratch the surface of retail staffing, Vend’s whitepaper digs deep to offer concrete examples, illustrations, and practical advice that you can apply immediately.