Our products

We have a range of off-the-shelf, tried-and-tested products for all your business training and learning needs. From teaching essential buying & merchandising skills to your head office team, to workshops enabling your managers to lead change, we've got it covered.

Online Academy: Buyers, Merchandisers &
Planners

First Friday has developed an online academy for buyers, merchandisers & planners which provides a comprehensive training programme designed to develop the technical skills needed to build knowledge and confidence in their roles.

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Understanding Retail: The Product Lifecycle

Gain valuable insights into the retail industry and an awareness of the critical decisions, tasks and activities undertaken by retail commercial teams. This course brings to life the retail product lifecycle and explains how retailers think, adapt and deliver results.

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Understanding Retail: Calculations &
Jargon

A comprehensive retail jargon buster together with a series of videos for all the key retail calculations. If you are new to retail they can teach you all you need to know, but also you can rely on them as a quick reference tool to jog your mind whenever you need them.

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The Negotiation skills programme

A negotiation skills programme designed by retail buyers for retailer buyers. Training is delivered by senior and experienced buying professionals and your buyers will be more confident, competent and effective negotiators.

Includes workshops for up to 12 delegates and 1:1 coaching sessions

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Understanding retail

Gain valuable insights into how retailers operate, how they are organised and the challenges they face. This workshop brings to life the retail product cycle and how retailers think, adapt and delivery results.

A two-day workshop for up to 12 delegates

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Leading change

Enable your business managers to lead people successfully through change with practical skills, strategies and know-how. Part of our Change series of workshops.

A one-day workshop for up to 16 delegates

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Project management for business managers

Practical project management skills, tools and techniques for your business managers. Part of our Change series of workshops.

A one-day workshop for up to 16 delegates

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Commercial thinking

A guest entrepreneur tells a personal commercial success story which inspires and motivates your managers to think and act more commercially. Add to this tools, techniques and commercial behaviours and they are equipped and ready to deliver more commercial outcome for your business.

A two-day workshop for up to 12 delegates

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The Challenge series

The series includes 3 workshops - The Range Building Challenge , The Trading Challenge and The Profit Challenge. All 3 offer a fast-paced, team-based experience packed with activities to encourage collabaration, improve profit and create product ranges that meet customer expectations.

A one-day or two-day workshop for up to 16 delegates

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Essential buying &
merchandising skills series

Explore the principals of retail planning, trading and buying. This series includes courses on Pre-season planning, In-season trading and Buying the product range.

A one-day workshop for up to 16 delegates

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Contact Us

If you’d like to get in touch please call or email us.

UK Tel: +44 (0)1494 867106
UK & US enquiries: enquiries@firstfriday.biz

UK Office
First Floor, Fairway House, Rear of 64-68 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 0AN, UK

 

 

First Friday Ltd. is registered in England and Wales with Companies House.
Company Registration No.04293694

Registered office: Lower Hollises, Rignall Road, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 9AJ, UK

 

 

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