Category: Merchandising

How Social Media Affects Merchandising

The connection between merchandising and social media is clear and immediate because what is trending on social media is what your customers are interested in. What people are interested in affects what they purchase,...

Base Merchandising Decisions On Accurate Analysis

The decisions made by your merchandising team affect what happens throughout the enterprise. That’s why it is important that these decisions are made by using accurate, real-time information that is comprehensive. Without the proper...

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Optimize Merchandising With ChainDrive

The assortment of products a retailer offers is critical because it determines the success or failure of the business. This vital component of a retail enterprise needs sophisticated analytics that can take real-time consumer...

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Simplify Replenishment Methods With ChainDrive

ChainDrive Retail Merchandising software gives merchandising methods a makeover by allowing the user to define the attributes being assigned. For example, performance monitoring can be categorized by style, brand, collection, or season. This lets...

Calculate Landed Cost Accurately With ChainDrive

Landed costs can be tricky to calculate because everything depends on circumstances. Did the price of shipping containers change? Have duties, insurance, or other fees been escalated? Has a typhoon or civil unrest added...

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Congratulations Cleveland Indians!

The Cleveland Indians haven’t won the World Series since 1948, but they have a shot at it this year. The last time Cleveland played in the World Series was 1997. At ChainDrive, we love...

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5 Signs Your Merchandising Is Out of Control

Every retail chain has its merchandising challenges, but there may be a time in the life of your retail enterprise when merchandising woes reach a level that they are out of control. Here are...

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6 Merchandising Tips for Any Type of Retail Store

Every type of retail store has its own unique aspects to merchandising, customer service, etc. But there are some commonalities, as well. The following six tips should be useful to any type of retail...

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How To Learn From Merchandising Mistakes

Mistakes in merchandising are inevitable because retailing involves many people and processes. There are too many ways that something can go wrong. But when merchandising mistakes are used as learning opportunities, even mistakes turn...

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Does Your Merchandising Mesh With Online Sales?

Online sales are predicted to grow around 9.32% annually over the next five years. This figure is cited in a recent Internet Retailer article on research predicting that online sales will reach $523 billion...