Category: Retailing Tips

Will The Winter Olympics Impact Your Business?

Sporting goods retailers are naturally interested in anything that will bring customers to their store to purchase equipment. That’s why a major sporting event like the Winter Olympics is of interest to anyone who...

Helping Customers With Winter Footwear Woes

During the winter months, footwear retailers need to do more than have shoes and boots on the shelves. In the winter, customers have specific questions about fit, maintenance, and storage of the winter footwear...

What Brings Customers To You?

Retailers have long known that in order to have customers, you have to have what customers want. But Specialty Retailers have a narrower, deeper niche in the market. This narrower, deeper niche means you...

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Tips For Home Decor Retailers At The Holidays

This is a busy season for Home Decor retailers because decorating the places we live and work is a universal goal during the holidays. So is the giving of gifts, making the combination of...

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Who Comes In A Jewelry Store On Christmas Eve?

The reason why stereotypes are stereotypes is that they are recognizable. The stereotype of last-minute Christmas Eve shopping? That is recognizable, too. For jewelry retailers, these Christmas Eve shoppers are characterized by traits like...

How Department Stores Can Win

This time of year is important for department stores because many shoppers will come into a store for the holiday shopping experience. They love the decorations and the gift ideas and the gift wrapping...

3 Reasons Sporting Goods Retailers Fail

It can be a bit scary to be in sporting goods retail right now. News reports of big sporting goods retail chains closing make a smaller business wonder how they are going to avoid...

Customer Experience Drives Ecommerce

The number of people who are shopping online is growing faster than retailers are keeping up. If you don’t have a way to seamlessly update inventory and purchase details, those online shoppers will shop...

How Effective Are Your Internal Communications?

Communication within an organization is important. As the organization becomes larger and more complicated, the importance of internal communication grows exponentially. Integrated Internal Messaging — or IIM — is the next generation of collaborative...

What Does It Take To Be In Specialty Retail?

Specialty retailers are a diverse group because each retailer is sharply focused on a narrow niche in the market. It takes understanding your customer’s needs, maximizing your management effectiveness, and the flexibility to adapt...