Kevin Hennah’s strength is coaching businesses to increase sales and customer numbers through merchandising strategy, innovative use of space and sales-driven store design. His point of difference is his ability to fuse creative vision with an understanding of the commercial realities of retail.
Having worked with leading international brands through to small business, Kevin has a wealth of practical experience. He couples this with market knowledge he gains on regular trips to The USA, The UAE, Europe and Asia, to deliver industry-specific advice on how to remain relevance in a market driven by online shopping.
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, TORO (irrigation), 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.
“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 OSHKOSH
“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