Myagi set to revolutionise retail training in the UK Golf Industry
Story published at 15:19, Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Silicon Valley Venture backed tech business Myagi is set to expand its innovative E-learning network to the UK Golf industry after a hugely successful launch in UK Outdoor during 2014.
“The UK Golf industry is a natural step for us given the industry’s focus on technical know-how and the wide distribution enjoyed by many brands through lots of retailers” says Simon Turner, CEO & Co-Founder of Myagi.
Myagi’s network connects retailers with brands, and for the first time provides a common industry platform to deliver on demand training to help front line teams maximise sales. Individual learners have their own dash board similar to a social network, where they can monitor their own progress. Team managers can also monitor activity and reward success. The training is delivered in the form of short videos and can be accessed from any web enabled device and uses a short quiz to measure outcomes.
Established in Melbourne Australia in 2013 by retail technology entrepreneurs Simon Turner and Tom McLeod, Myagi is already working with leading Golf retailers, brands and distributors in the US and Australia and is now establishing links into the UK.
“We’re already seeing great results with leading brands and retailers such as Srixon, The House of Golf and Callaway in Australia. We’re excited about working with the UK as we expand our network in Golf globally,” says Simon
Myagi launched in the UK outdoor industry in 2014 and has been adopted by, significant brands including Merrell, Jack Wolfskin, Adidas Outdoor and many more. The Online network has also been adopted by Blacks, the leading UK outdoor retailer (part of the JD Plc group of companies). This significant commitment has led to a roll out across UK retail in the outdoor sector, establishing Myagi as THE online learning network.
Business development manager for Myagi, Richard Smith, commented “We are passionate about providing a cost effective, measurable and engaging online platform to help up-skill retail sales associates. By allowing brands and retailers to easily share product knowledge and sales skills we make learning easy and fast. We can also help improve and measure face to face training which has always been a huge challenge and significant cost to suppliers and retailers alike”
Myagi are currently consulting leading suppliers, national retailers and buying groups, to gauge opinion and gather feedback to ensure they understand and deliver exactly what the Golf industry needs.