Barbara Crowhurst is North Americas’ Leading Retail Business Coach
She is also a writer, international speaker and trainer. Her comprehensive and detailed approach to retail comes from years of working in the industry. Her career has taken her from working with some of the largest corporate retailers in North America to consulting with thousands of independent retail specialty stores. Barbara’s company is leading the way with innovative services such as retail business coaching sessions, consulting with her clients by phone, Skype, or in person. Barbara’s comprehensive Retail Business Makeovers, Retail Makeover University on line and Retail Store Design have become the retail industry’s sensation. In 2010 Barbara with the aid of a team of Web designers and IT specialists launched Retail Makeover Web Design Services. This part of the company specializing in retail web-design and Internet services.
Barbara has just recently taken on directing the Independent Retail movement in Canada. The focus is to spot light the exploding trend to shop and support local independent retailers. This program was launched, nation-wide in July 2012.
Barbara’s training seminars are standing room only. Her message to retailers, “Effective retail is in the detail”. Speaking engagement short list include: Sasktel, Nelson Revitalization Initiative, Tilbury Economic Development Project, Fenelon Falls Downtown, RCC the store conference, The – Restore OFE, OBIAA, Kitchener-Waterloo BIA, Peterborough BIA, Cobourg BIA, Chatham Kent BIA, Neighbourhood Toy Stores of Canada, ART, ASTRA, National Association of College Stores, The New York Gift Show, San Francisco Gift Show, Denver Gift Show, CGTA, Atlanta Apparel Show, Centre for Women in Business, Flowers Canada, Atlantic Building Supply Dealers, Cadillac Fairview, Washington Gift Show, Atlanta Apparel & Gift Show, American Lighting Association, Retail Council of Canada, PMA , Edens & Avant, and Fortis Properties.