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Kevin Hennah

Since 1999, Kevin Hennah has built a strong reputation as a freelance consultant, working nationally and internationally across a broad cross section of retailers. He teaches innovative strategy to increase sales and customer numbers through merchandising strategy, inventive use of space and sales-driven store design.

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Testimonials for Kevin Hennah

“Kevin Hennah has a wealth of retail knowledge that he can practically apply, while also bringing a commercial understanding to the exercise. Kevin has been the ‘brains’ in the design, look and traffic flow (of OshKosh) and I could not recommend him more highly”
David Zylstra Managing Director, OSHKOSH

“Kevin always presented training and advice in a way that focused on commercial outcomes and opportunities for genuine improvement in profitability, not simply concepts”
Christine Proctor General Manager Australia, KATHMANDU

“Kevin Hennah has worked alongside ProVision in delivering outstanding Visual merchandising workshops and seminars nationally for approximately 8 years. ProVision members have found Kevin to be engaging, informative and relevant to the industry providing practical ideas that can be implemented immediately suiting a variety of budgets. Kevin takes the time to understand the Industry he is working with to ensure his presentations are relevant to the audience. As the Education Manager of ProVision I have found Kevin a pleasure to work with as he is very organised, polite and easy person to plan with”
Jade Cusworth, PROVISION (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT OPTOMETRISTS)

“Kevin Hennah’s experience and knowledge of the retail market has been instrumental in redirecting the focus of the Virgin Mobile stores and turning them into successful retailers”
Jenni Reeza, National Sales Manager, VIRGIN MOBILE

“Kevin Hennah’s ability to design and implement effective visual merchandising strategies, coupled with his extensive training skills will certainly be an asset to any company he works with”
Karen Morton Design Manager, THE BODY SHOP
Kevin Hennah Travels from VIC
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Kevin Hennah's Biography

Since 1999, Kevin Hennah has built a strong reputation as a freelance consultant, working nationally and internationally across a broad cross section of retailers. He teaches innovative strategy to increase sales and customer numbers through merchandising strategy, inventive use of space and sales-driven store design.

 

Dynamic and motivational, Kevin’s practical and easy to implement advice is never delivered in an “off the shelf” manner. Tailoring his work specifically to client requirements, all presentations are highly focused on individual needs and include practical examples and relevant images to reinforce ideas visually.

 

Employed by The Body Shop throughout the 1990s, their major growth period Kevin held roles in Retail Operations, Seasonal Planning, Staff Training and Visual Merchandising.

 

Since 1999 he has established an international reputation as a Public Speaker and Consultant. Some of his diverse cross-section of clients have included Virgin Mobile, Westfield, OshKosh, Interflora, Australia Post, The Australian Retailers Association, Goldwell Haircare, Villa & Hut, The RACV, Saddleworld, Kathmandu as well as numerous garden centres, optometrists and pharmacy groups. Kevin Hennah has also featured as a guest presenter on Channel Seven’s Kochie’s Business Builders with David Koch.

 

As a Public Speaker, Kevin Hennah is committed to delivering dynamic presentations that are information-rich. His passion for retail combined with inspirational photographs taken on annual international research trips, promise to leave his audience inspired and motivated to build the business.

 

In practical terms, Kevin explains merchandising and promotional practices of successful retailers. Challenge your strategy, re-think merchandising and question whether you are doing everything you can to make easy for customers to spend. Learn how store layout and strategic product placement impact directly on traffic flow and sales.


Plus, how to ensure all products ‘pay the rent’ of the space they occupy. Practical, achievable and highly motivating, Kevin Hennah leaves the audience seeing an entirely new set of opportunities to grow sales. Be inspired by practical examples of current and evolving retail trends in this dynamic presentation that provides insights on International retail strategies.

 

In Kevin’s own words, “most businesses share a common goal – to maximise customer traffic and most importantly, profit. I am committed to delivering relevant and motivational presentations. To expose my audience to new ideas and challenge them to seek out exciting sales opportunities which they have missed”.

Speaking Topics Include

Competing With Online Shopping

The internet moved the goal posts, yet few retailers changed their strategy – and most suffered! Kevin fuses creative vision with an understanding of the commercial realities of retail and presents five powerful strategies to breathe new life into your business.

 

Retail Space Management

Learn how store layout and strategic product placement impact directly on traffic flow and sales. Also learn how to ensure all products ‘pay the rent’ of the space they occupy. Practical, achievable, highly motivating, this presentation leaves the audience seeing an entirely new set of opportunities to grow sales.

 

5 Themes of Profitable Retailing

In practical terms, Kevin explains 5 merchandising practices of profitable retailers. Challenge your strategy, re-think merchandising and question whether you are doing everything you can to make it easy for customers to spend.

 

Planning & Implementing a Sales Driven Promotion

Pitched at retailers, wholesalers or sale representatives. This presentation will develop skills in planning and implementing a sales-driven promotion. Dependant on your needs, content may include effective design and efficient installation of promotional materials, planning and merchandising gift lines and how to maximise profit during major seasonal promotions. Importantly, all content will be tailored to your industry, your product and your needs.


International Retail Trends

Be inspired by practical examples of current and evolving retail trends in this dynamic presentation that provides insights on international retail strategies. Drawing the best initiatives from Kevin’s recent trips to the USA, Europe and Asia, this workshop is aimed at proactive retailers who are committed to being a leader in their field. Be inspired by innovative store design, dynamic promotional campaigns, clever marketing initiatives and cutting edge window displays.