Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell is Chairman of the Mitchells Family of Stores (Mitchells/Richards/Marsh and Wilkes Bashford), a three-generation family business that operates men’s and women’s specialty stores in Connecticut, New York and California that are nationally renowned for their personal service touches and strong relationships.

Jack himself has been recognized as one of the top ten retail visionaries of his time by the Daily News Record, one of the most widely read retail trade publications in the country.

In 2003, Jack Mitchell launched a “second career” as a speaker and author. His first book, Hug Your Customers: The Proven Way to Personalize Sales and Achieve Astounding Results was a Wall Street Journal best-seller and received rave reviews in the New York Times.In 2008, Jack published his second book, Hug Your People: The Proven Way to Hire, Inspire, and Recognize Your Employees to Achieve Remarkable Results where he illustrates a business blueprint to personalize relationships to drive success and achieve greater satisfaction at work.

Jack has become known as a passionate, enthusiastic public speake. He addresses audiences of all sizes and reaches over 50,000 people globally with Hug Your Customers/Hug Your People presentations. Jack has appeared on The NBC Today Show and Kudlow & Cramer TV show as well as numerous radio interviews and online and print articles. Jack has been quoted in national magazines as a customer service and management leadership expert. In April 2005, INC Magazine listed Jack as one of the 26 Entrepreneurs We Love.
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Jack Mitchell joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the stated values of this four-generation family business are published and given to employees to be adhered to every day with customers.
Jack Mitchell joins Jim Blasingame to report on how his four-generation American family retail business is dealing with the pandemic shutdown by staying true to the values that made them a success story for 60 years.
Jack Mitchell joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how successful sales organizations combine selling fundamentals with new customer expectations, which includes demonstrating values.