Technology is at the forefront of everything people do today. From how we communicate with each other to ordering products online, it’s an inescapable part of society — especially in retail.
And that’s exactly what we’ll discuss in this post. You will learn why you should prioritize technology training in retail and you’ll discover some tips on how you to do it right.
For eSellers, social media advertising should be an essential part of your marketing strategy. Online stores with a social media presence have, on average, 32% higher sales than those without, making paid social advertising one of the best ways to reach new customers and expand your business. But it’s not enough to throw out the occasional tweet or an Instagram story. You need an ad plan focusing on a specific target audience, as well as a way to track your progress.
Every retailer can tell you that dealing with customer disputes is no fun, but it’s especially frustrating when you’re forced to deal with chargebacks. What was originally designed as a way to protect consumers has become a double-edged sword, and can even cost your business valuable time and money.
The summer season is in full swing. And while tourist and hospitality industries generally see a boon in sales, traditional retail often sees sales cool as the temperatures heat up. Check out these summer marketing ideas and see if you can use them in your retail store.
When running a small business, there are no small decisions. You have to dig into the retail details and analytics that deliver the data behind every transaction and interaction that happens in your store.
That’s where Key Performance Indicators (KPI) come in — numeric values that indicate whether your business is reaching its targets. Here are the most important metrics small business retailers should track.
The average person with access to the Internet has about five social media accounts. While they’re only active on around three of them, it’s clear that social platforms are a place where business owners looking to hire new talent should be starting those conversations.
Most people aren’t expecting their dream job to show up while scrolling through Twitter, so it’s up to you to break through the Internet noise and engage those potential hires. By using the tips below, you will be well on your way.
As an eSeller, your time is spent scheduling sales, sending personalized welcome messages to new customers, loading new products and publishing them to your store and social media channels — hundreds of little tasks that eat up your time.
The solution? ECommerce automation, specifically Shopify Flow which is software that streamlines those manual tasks. This gives your team back that valuable time that can be spent growing bigger and faster.
When a tooth has been lost, a dental implant allows for replacement, with the added benefits of preventing bone loss and the shifting of teeth. This page explains the dental services related to that procedure that are offered at this particular location.
The district retail manager wears a lot of hats — manager, sales associate, customer service representative, mentor, social media manager, boss, disciplinarian, website editor, etc. — and they can make all the difference in the stores they oversee, creating a better working environment that elevates the team, the company, and the sales.
But what does it take to be a great district retail manager? There are a few key traits and skills to keep in mind.
One of the rules of retail is that the customer is always right — even when they’re technically wrong. Your customers are the reason that you’re in business, so it’s important to listen to them when they have a complaint. And those complaints happen in all shapes and sizes in every single business.
Dealing with customer complaints takes a certain amount of tact and sensitivity, and ignoring the bad that comes along with the good can not only hurt your bottom line, but also your reputation.
A truly good set of dentures is like a dying art. While you can go to a generic place for a set of semi-functional dentures, as the old saying goes, you get what you pay for.
That’s why at Klein Dentistry, we pay attention to the details and focus on each patient’s individual needs to create a set of custom dentures that will last for years to come.
An efficient POS system brings together information about your sales, inventory, customers, and employees so you can manage your business more efficiently. But with so many solutions available to retailers, finding the best and the right POS for your business can be a challenge.
And try as you might, mistakes can easily be made — and they can cost you not only time, but money.
Retail is a game of numbers, and according to the National Retail Federation, customers in the U.S. returned about $351 billion worth of items that they had purchased from brick-and-mortar retailers and online stores in 2017. A certain amount of returned items are expected as the cost of doing business, but excessive returns are a problem that more and more retailers are facing.
Every business, no matter the industry, is going to have the occasional unhappy customer, and most customer complaints can be settled quickly and efficiently through a phone call or email. But the situation becomes increasingly complicated if the customer isn’t satisfied with your resolution and they leave negative feedback about your business online.
Establishing a reputation management strategy before a problem occurs allows you to effectively respond to complaints without having to worry about how they will impact your bottom line.