Retail Management Software Blog Blog

How Social Media Affects Merchandising

The connection between merchandising and social media is clear and immediate because what is trending on social media is what your customers are interested in. What people are interested in affects what they purchase,...

product management

The Secret To Optimal Store Performance

Optimal store performance is the goal of operations management but optimal store performance is not achieved by simply declaring goals and expecting all stores to reach them. The secret to optimal store performance is...

sporting goods retail

Keeping Sporting Goods Up To Speed With Mobile POS

The Sporting Goods Retailer has to stay up to speed with more than a change of weather when it comes to seasonal product assortments. Every sport has unique and diverse equipment requirements and those...

Web Marketplace

5 Things Retailers Need in the Web Marketplaces

It’s no secret that retailers need to be online in order to stay competitive. Fortunately, there are many online marketplaces that make having a web presence possible. Unfortunately, keeping track of all the details...

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 Vital Connection Between Staff Training And CRM

There is a vital connection between the quality of training given to retail staff and their ability to carry out Customer Relationship Management to the standards it should meet. Every interaction with a representative...

How Great Is Your Point of Sale?

The Point of Sale is a transaction, but it encompasses more than just a single transaction. With ChainDrive’s Point of Sale software, retailers are equipped to make each and every transaction great. Making All...

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...

open-to-sell and wholesale

6 Things To Look For In Wholesale Management Software

Are you a retailer who is looking into expansion into wholesale or someone who wants to start a wholesale business? No matter why you want to get into wholesale, you need to have the...

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Common Mobile Marketing Mistakes

How many of your customers rely on their smartphone throughout the day? Pew Research says that 95% of Americans own a cell phone of some kind and 77% of those are smartphones. In 2011,...