Retail Management Software Blog Blog

NRF 2018 – So many exhibitors to see and so many conferences to attend – where do you start?

So many exhibitors to see and so many conferences to attend – where do you start? Well, you can start by adding Multidev Technologies/ChainDrive to the top of your list of MUST SEE Exhibitors!...

5 Things That Make Retail Analytics Successful

What is the purpose of retail analytics? In a single sentence, the purpose of retail analytics is to figure out what is going on in your business and decide what is best to do...

Are You Planning To Fail At Retail Budgeting?

There is an old saying that goes, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This is similar to the idea that failing to set a target or goal guarantees that you will...

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...

retail planning

3 Things Retail Planning Software Must Have

  Retail planning has probably been part of every single retail business that exists. That gives plenty of opportunities to see where retail planning has been successful and contrast that success with examples of...

The Top Reason Retailers Need ChainDrive’s Ecommerce Gateway

Retailers need to be able to keep up with the multichannel activities of their customers in real time because that’s how the customer shops. Without real-time status updates across the operation, inventory levels could...

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...

Flexible Fulfillment Means More Orders From Customers

Do you know what your online customers want? Do you know when they want it and how they want it to be shipped? Can you give it to them? These questions might seem simple,...

product and inventory management

2 Things Product Management Software Must Optimize

Product management is an important factor in retail. Without the right products on the shelves, priced correctly and in the proper amounts, the consumer does not become your customer. ChainDrive’s Product Inventory Management software...

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:...