Retail Management Software Blog

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Are You Ready For Insecure Customers?

Every time another retail data breach hits the newsfeeds, your customers worry that this could happen to them. It’s a good idea to have customer support teams prepared at all times to answer questions...

ChainDrive Point of Sale System

The Point Of POS Software

POS, Point of Sale, or Point of Purchase are different ways of saying the same thing: effective management of retail data collected when a customer buys your stuff. If you aren’t able to collect...

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Patchwork Retail Channels Can Be Ugly

Patchwork quilts are an art form that is beautiful when done right. The craft involves various seemingly random materials that are skillfully cut and pieced together to form amazing patterns and designs. It’s possible...

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Specialty Retail Requires Specific Marketing

Specialty retail, no matter what is actually sold, is a niche market. The reason your business has grown is because you offer something that a shopper may have difficulty getting somewhere else: a specialty...

store budgeting software

Simplify The Retail Budgeting Process

When it comes to simplifying the retail budgeting process there are some things you just can’t simplify. There’s a lot of information that needs to be assessed for an accurate and functioning budgetary plan....

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What Is The Goal Of OTB?

OTB — Open To Buy — can seem like a complicated secret formula involving a lot of time. But when you keep the goal of OTB in mind, this important aspect of retail planning...

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Freebies Are Worth The Investment

Q: Why do retailers hand out “free” stuff?  A: Because it works. Getting something for nothing has been a popular goal for humanity since people started realizing it was possible. Retailers use the “free”...