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Tips For The Spring Shoe Challenge

Spring is a welcome time of year for shoe shoppers because, suddenly, you don’t have to think about keeping your feet warm. The colors and styles of springtime shoes are appealing after winter boots....

Integrate Digital Into Footwear Retailing

According to Apparel, number 7 of the Top 20 Takeaways from the NRF  2015 Big Show is “you must bring digital and in-store shopping together now.”  This isn’t surprising, because people are integrating digital...

More Winter Workshops For Footwear Stores

Wintertime is when the piles of shoes and boots by the door get bigger and muddier. What happens when a family has to find a place to put the footwear? This is a great...

8 Tips For Integrating All Channels of Retail Footwear

Today’s footwear retailing has to be able to integrate all the potential channels a shopper will use to buy shoes, making a many-channeled experience unified and seamless. Here are some of the best practices...

Should Footwear Retailers Offer Shoe Repair?

Footwear retailing is already complex, requiring careful use of resources and management tools. Why are some footwear retailers adding shoe repair products and services to their business plans? It’s simple: customers want the assurance...

Shrinking Margins Pinch Footwear Retailers

Retail footwear stores are seeing their profit margins shrink these days. Since it’s so easy to buy shoes online or at a cheaper competitor, the traditional brick-and-mortar shoe stores have to compete with what...

Meet The Challenge Of Children’s Shoes

Managing a retail children’s shoe store can be challenging but when run successfully that store will have loyal customers willing to come to you for years. Children are your primary customers and including their...

apparel retail inventory management

7 Retail Challenges With One Solution

Many of the challenges a retail management software solution addresses are going to be faced by all retailers, no matter what they sell. ChainDrive’s fully-integrated, cross-channel RMS solution has been carefully designed with input...

Manage Your Seasonal Footwear Specials

Manage Your Seasonal Footwear Specials

This is the time of year when retailers start receiving their spring stock and promoting their spring specials. Are you set up to do that properly? As a footwear retailer, you need a way...

Manage Your Footwear By Toeing The Line

Manage Your Footwear By Toeing The Line

Footwear and apparel are distinct retail channels. Many apparel stores have footwear departments or sections, but there are many retail stores that sell shoes and nothing else. They’re footwear stores, not apparel stores. That’s...

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