Category: Retailing Tips

Is There Room For Technology In Home Decor Retailing?

  Home Decor retailers are faced with aspects of technology that other retail markets don’t always have to deal with. As the technological tools and toys we are surrounded by change, our furniture and...

Think Like A Customer To Avoid Jewelry Retail Mistakes

A jewelry store is supposed to be a place where dreams come true and customers find the perfect piece of adornment. But when jewelry retailers make certain mistakes, those dreams aren’t going to be...

Department Stores Must Flex To Face The Future

Have you ever watched a rock climber adapt to the conditions of the climb? It takes a foundation of flexibility and strength to conquer an uncertain cliff face. Department stores have a similar challenge:...

ChainDrive Gives Footwear Retailers The Sneaky Advantage

The retailer who sells footwear needs to be sneaky about some things, but not in a bad way. One of the reasons that rubber-soled shoes were called “sneakers” is that the sole let you...

The Back To School Challenge For Apparel Retailers

At the beginning of every school year, apparel retailers strive to have the clothing that students will want to wear and parents will want to buy. This is a challenge that can be difficult...

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...