3 Ways to Support Retail Store Managers

Hiring the right people can make or break a business. In retail, this is no exception and particularly important when hiring for a retail manager. It’s critical to consider the wide range of responsibilities that management oversees. To name just a few, store management is responsible for: recruiting, training, supervising and appraising staff maintaining statistical and … 万博移动版 g 3 Ways to Support Retail Store Managers

How to Turn Underperforming Retail Associates into A-Players

Your front-line employees play a critical role in the success of your retail business. Sales associates are often the first live touchpoint the shoppers have with your brand when they walk into your store. They can influence a customer’s mood, shape their perception, and ultimately impact a shopper’s purchase decision.  For this reason, you need … 万博移动版 g How to Turn Underperforming Retail Associates into A-Players

How to Become a District Manager — and What You Need to Succeed in the Role

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in becoming a retail district manager.  Maybe you want to be in a management position that involves overseeing different teams and moving parts. Perhaps you’re passionate about the retail industry, and you’re eager to play a role in helping stores grow and succeed.  If that sounds like … 万博移动版 g How to Become a District Manager — and What You Need to Succeed in the Role

5 Reasons Why HQ Has No Idea What Is Happening in Stores (And How to Fix It)

Disconnects happen in retail. But when it happens in your stores, it feels like a surprise every time. It’s easy for HQ to miss out on essential information from physical stores––especially when your corporate headquarters is housed separately from your brick-and-mortar locations. If you feel like you’re dropping the ball on the communication front, you’re … 万博移动版 g 5 Reasons Why HQ Has No Idea What Is Happening in Stores (And How to Fix It)

How to Better Communicate with Your Store Teams

Excellent communication is one of the pillars of a well-managed retail organization. Open communication builds trust between managers and employees and creates a better store environment. Not only that, but team members need honest feedback from their leaders to be able to do their jobs well and execute retail programs properly.  As such, improving store … 万博移动版 g How to Better Communicate with Your Store Teams

Franchising in Retail: 7 Ways HQ Can Support Franchisees

Franchising is a great way to expand your brand and make a bigger geographical footprint. Take note: there's more to building a successful franchise business than simply handing out a few brand guidelines and letting your franchisees run with it.  The most successful franchises go the extra mile.  Often, franchisees are new to the industry … 万博移动版 g Franchising in Retail: 7 Ways HQ Can Support Franchisees

11 Tips to Be a Better Retail Store Manager

Retail store managers are playing an increasingly important role in the brick-and-mortar environment. As we’ve shifted from purely transactional spaces into in-person brand experiences, the role of the retail employee continues to change. It’s important to always look for ways to improve as a store manager. When it comes to pleasing your staff and your … 万博移动版 g 11 Tips to Be a Better Retail Store Manager

Retail Store Layout Tricks That Increase Sales

Merchandise will sell itself when it looks good, but when it doesn’t, even the best product can sit on your shelves gathering dust! You need an environment that attracts customers, entices them to spend time in the store, and encourages them to purchase impulsively while they are there. Here is a list of 4 things … 万博移动版 g Retail Store Layout Tricks That Increase Sales

Checklist for Multi-Unit Thrift Stores

Whether you are a thrift store, consignment store or vintage retailer, you have a wide range of duties across several departments. From receiving and approving donations, sorting, pricing and finally merchandising items, the use of a smart checklist will improve the performance of your store...and your bottom line. Use this sample checklist as a guide … 万博移动版 g Checklist for Multi-Unit Thrift Stores

7 Things Retailers Can Learn From Apple

In order to grow as a business, you have to learn from the best in the business. And when it comes to retail, it doesn’t get much better than Apple. When Apple released their financial results for its fiscal 2018 fourth quarter, it was revealed to be a quarterly revenue of $62.9 billion, an increase … 万博移动版 g 7 Things Retailers Can Learn From Apple