CCS Invades Local Skate Shop to Recruit Employees

In case you haven’t seen the post on the Transworld Business Forum (http://business.transworld.net/35856/features/friday-free-for-all-core-shops-vs-ccs/) or didn’t get the email directly from BRA Board Member, Todd Canipe of Vertical Urge in Raleigh, North Carolina, last week a “recruiter from CCS/Champs/Foot Locker” came into his shop and park with fliers encouraging his local shop kids to apply for employment at the new CCS store opening at a nearby mall. Todd has been aware of the new store opening for 6 months but was caught off guard by the blatant recruitment in his shop and park. Todd wants to share his experience as a reminder to other specialty retailers to be smart and prepared, as a CCS store is likely to be coming to...