Category: Retailing Tips

Loss Prevention Starts With Knowing What Is Happening

Loss prevention is important for retailers. Not only does theft impact the profit, it also impacts planning and replenishment because the stolen goods do not get scanned. This skews the data for inventory updates...

2 CRM Failures To Avoid

Customer Relationship Management doesn’t need to be a mysterious subject. But sometimes busy retailers don’t take the time to set up a workable system to make connections with potential & current customers and then...

home decor retailer management

Update Your Home Decor Business

Home Decor retailers pay attention to trends in the industry because customers often want to see items in the store that they have seen online. Most consumers today will have spent time watching home...

How Many Touchpoints Does Your Jewelry Business Have?

Every time a potential customer connects with your retail jewelry business, that’s a touchpoint. With all the technology at our disposal today, potential customers are able to touch your business in multiple ways before...

sporting goods retail

Maintaining Sports Equipment In Mud Season

It’s springtime. That means warmer weather, outdoor sports, and mud. If last year’s equipment was not stored correctly, it can mean mold and worse. One of the things a sporting goods retailer can provide...

Selling Shoes For Feet That Hurt

Shoe retailers are familiar with the shopper who wants shoes for hurting feet. The challenge is found in carrying the right shoes and fitting the customer correctly. An additional challenge is found in having...

Small Specialty Retailers Have Big Potential

Some specialty retailers are huge chains with hundreds of employees and massive amounts of inventory. But other specialty retailers are small businesses with one location, a small staff, and a tightly focused inventory. ChainDrive...

Predicting Plants In Home Decor

Adding a living plant or fresh cut floral arrangement has always been a good idea in a room. Most Home Decor Retail planning will include some inventory that helps people make that addition because most...

jewelry retail operations

How Does Your Jewelry Store Feel?

The customer who walks into your jewelry store is going to be interested in what inventory you carry, certainly. But jewelry is a retail market that is primarily about feelings more than anything. It...

local sports

Is Your Local Sporting Goods Website Ready To Compete?

Local sporting goods stores have an edge on the competition when it comes to local sports. ChainDrive’s software for sporting goods retailers provides the tools to handle orders for entire teams. This means a...