The following represents a cross-section of a few retail projects Kevin Hennah has worked on:
EYECARE PLUS Keynote Presenter at 2016 National Optometry conference, Gold Coast, Australia
GOLDWELL HAIRCARE Guest presenter at 2014 Annual International Retail Conference, Shanghai, China
COLLINS STREET RETAILERS Guest presenter at a series of 7 breakfast workshops, designed to reinvigorate retail in The Collins Street Precinct, City of Melbourne
API (AUSTRALIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES) Guest speaker at numerous member’s functions and annual conferences, 2004- 2012
PHARMACY GUILD OF AUSTRALIA
Keynote presenter at Tasmanian & ACT events, 2011-2012
Design & delivery of national visual merchandising training package and presentations at Annual General Meetings, 2004 – 2013
KOCHIE’S BUSINESS BUILDERS (Network Seven’s Business TV with David Koch): Guest Visual Merchandising & Store Design consultant on selected episodes
Design & delivery of 2010 national training package
& guest speaker at 2009 Annual National Conference
Consultations to numerous stores nationally
& guest presenter at 2007 Annual National Conference, 2007-2011
ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS FORUM
Delivery of 2-day Retail Strategies Workshops. Marketed throughout Asia and delivered in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur & Bangkok, 2008 – 2010
FANTASEA CRUISE SHIPS, WHITSUNDAY Recommendations on strategies to improve overall presentation of retail spaces and public areas of cruise ships, 2009
YEPERENYE SHOPPING CENTRE, ALICE SPRINGS
Retail Visual Merchandising workshops and follow up store consultations, 2008
NSW DEPT. OF STATE & REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT Design and delivery of training for Aboriginal business people, plus follow up consultations/reports, 2008-2009
Input into store design concepts, store layout, signage and national visual merchandising strategy
ATG (ABOUT THE GARDEN)
Guest speaker at annual member conferences, 2006 & 2008
RACV Design and delivery of visual merchandising training for Store Managers, 2004-2006
EGO PHARMACEUTICALS 2007
Guest speaker at Annual Sales Conference
Production of Corporate Merchandising Style Guide for use in Australian, NZ & UK
. Guest presenter at 2003 & 2005 Mangement Conferences.
Feedback to NZ & Australian Marketing & Operations staff on promotional campaigns, marketing materials, store layout and merchandising strategy. UK store visits to provide recommendations on store design and merchandising strategy
WESTFIELD SHOPPING CENTRES
Reports, coaching and practical support provided to numerous Westfield tenants.
Coordination and implementation mall-based promotions. Retail training delivered in numerous Westfield Shopping Centres, 2000 – 2012
Design and delivery of visual merchandising training for sales representatives
THE GORDON COLLEGE OF TAFE
Design and delivery of 4 week Advanced Visual Merchandising course, 2004 – 2006
HEALTH INFORMATION PHARMACIES Guest speaker at national planning meetings.
Design of Corporate Visual Merchandising Manual.
Input into brand re-launch and new store design, 2004 – 2006
TRANSITIONS OPTICAL 2005
Design and delivery of merchandising training for Retail Sales Executives and Marketing staff.
Input into design of 2006 promotional materials
BALLARAT CITY COUNCIL 2005
Interior decoration concepts for City of Ballarat Council Customer Service Centre & Regional Tourism Bureau
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Design and delivery of 2 suites of 3 retail breakfast workshops, 2003 – 2005
NURSERY & GARDEN INDUSTRY AUSTRALIA
Guest speaker at 2002 National Gardening Industry Conference ‘HowGarden Centres Can Create and Sustain a Competitive Edge Over Mass Merchants. ’
Design and facilitation of numerous merchandising workshops hosted by NGIA nationally, 2002 – 2006
Store design concepts for re-launch of OshKosh Australia, including all fittings, signage, floors, lighting & finishes (QVB, Castle Towers, Bondi Westfield)
Design and layout of David Jones concessions nationally
. Design and layout of concessions in Kids Central stores nationally.
Advice on store location suitability.
Development of merchandising strategy & Corporate Visual Merchandising Manual. Design and delivery of training programs for retail and senior support staff, 2002 – 2006
THE MAGNIFICIENT 7 (SHOPPING MALLS OF MELBOURNE’S CBD) 2004
Guest Speaker ‘Merchandising for a Profitable Christmas’
THE NATIONAL RETAIL FORUM, MELBOURNE EXHIBITION CENTRE 2004
‘Kevin Hennah explores merchandising as a highly influential sales tool’
(AVEDA) HAIR EXPO, DARLING HARBOUR 2004
Aveda’s Business Jam with Antoinette Beenders (UK) ‘How to maximise sales by fusing retail with services’
VILLA & HUT
Creation of original store design concepts.
Coordination of branding, imagery and graphic package.
Creation of overall visual merchandising strategy. Store openings at The Glen, Westfield Southland, Direct Factory Outlets (DFO), St Kilda, The Jam Factory & Villa & Hut Café
CSR BRADFORD 2004
Design and delivery of training ‘Maximising retail market exposure’
HAYMES PAINTS 2004
Design and delivery of training for sales and marketing staff ‘Signage, Display & Promotional Strategy’
PRAN CENTRAL. SUNSHINE PLAZA & SANCTUARY LAKES SHOPPING CENTRES 2003
Design and selection of Christmas decorations for shopping centres & coordination of installation
THE ROCKS RETAIL PRECINCT, SYDNEY 2004
Guest speaker at retail conference, plus follow up store-based consultations
QUEENSPARK CLOTHING 2003
Input into design of Australian stores (South African chain).
Liaison with architect to tailor store design to Australian market: Pitt St, Miranda, Bondi Westfield, Castle Towers, NSW
AVEDA AROMA SCIENCE 2003
Guest speaker at annual conference: Kevin Hennah presents strategies to maximise profitability and presence of hair dressing salons
FLORIANA GROWERS OF PREMIUM PLANTS & PLANT GROWERS AUSTRALIA 2001-2002
Guest speaker at 55 garden centres throughout Victoria, ACT and NSW.
Guest speaker at 28 garden centres throughout Victoria
VIRGIN MOBILE Recommendations on store design, merchandising strategy and design of promotional materials. Design and delivery of Nationally Visual Merchandising training program.
Input into design and layout of the Virgin Mobile precinct at Virgin Mega Store, 2001 – 2003
THE PERFECT POTION Advice on Christmas gift design & merchandising strategy.
Development of Mother’s Day promotion.
Design and coordination of opening of The Perfect Potion, DFO Moorabin, 2000 – 2002
CARLTON & UNITED BREWERIES 2002
Guest speaker at National conference.
Input into design of National Merchandising Training package
THE BODY SHOP (Full time employee 1991 – 1999: Numerous roles)
Creation of National Visual Merchandising Strategies.
Design, production, distribution and sales of gift offering for 67 Australian stores nationally. Visual merchandising direction and training for Australian stores.
Input into National promotional campaigns and product launches.
Creation of visual merchandising manuals and promotional packs.
Coordination of visual merchandising for new stores & refits.
Design and delivery of visual merchandising training for Australian stores nationally.
Operational planning associated with Christmas and other major promotions