Category: Retailing Tips

ChainDrive Gives Specialty Retailers A Custom Fit

Specialty retailers have a specific slice of the retail market and that slice is profitable because it targets a specific need for consumers. Pet stores and eyewear providers or those offering electronics, arts &...

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The Top Priority For Home Decor Retailers

In one way, home decor is a necessity because we all live with things. But when finances are tight, many things become luxuries. How does a Home Decor retailer stay competitive in a market...

Jewelry Retailers Must Use Storytelling

Storytelling has always been part of the appeal of jewelry. Famous jewels are accompanied by equally famous legends, adding to the glamour of an already beautiful piece. These stories are sometimes true, sometimes false,...

The Top 3 Reasons Department Stores Fail

Department stores are facing a time of change. Whether the department store can weather those changes and come out in a successful fashion depends on the decisions made by those in charge. Failure, when...

2 Winning Strategies for Sporting Goods Retailers

A glance at the day’s retail industry headlines would show that many expect the sporting goods retailer to be worried about the future. But what those headlines actually reveal is that the retail industry...

Footwear Retailers Must Compete Digitally

An interesting U.S. Footwear Retail Snapshot from the FDRA (Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America) cites these statistics: $75 billion in yearly U.S. retail sales 210,000 workers in shoe stores nationwide 2% growth YTD...

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One Strategy Retailers Might Miss

In today’s retailing market, everything that can boost sales and brand confidence is a good thing. One strategy that retailers often seem to miss is that of providing a hefty employee discount. This simple...

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...

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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...