Your POS system is the central hub for your business and the heartbeat of transactions, so choosing a new POS system can be a very daunting task. It’s intimidating and overwhelming to implement new technology — two reasons why retailers often avoid it at all costs. But what about the risk that comes with having the wrong tools or system in place? That thought should be just as scary. Without the right POS, you run the risk of missing the opportunity to grow your business quickly or at all.
Carriers are expecting the in-store experience to go completely mobile but it’s not as simple as plunking iPads in your store and having people use them. Start by recognizing the in-store hurdles you have today, then identify how mobile solutions can help you combat them and make a positive change to the retail experience for both your consumers and your employees.
With the surge towards online shopping, is the end near for traditional wireless retail space?
Inventory management is not only important for retailers, it’s one of the most important aspects in running a successful wireless retail business. According to SCDigest, U.S. retailers are holding approximately $1.43 in inventory for every $1 of sales they capture.
Do you often see the same sales staff over performing while others remain status quo? Is this because they’re working that much harder or have you really thought about what’s influencing this behavior? Brace yourself for some tough love... there’s a chance you could be contributing to the problem. As an owner or sales manager, it’s your responsibility to understand what motivates the individuals on your team. Have you recently evaluated your motivation tactics or how you set goals with employees that really impacts sales rep performance?
For a retailer, the most important time of day is when your transaction count is highest, right?... Wrong. High traffic periods and potential to turn shoppers into buyers, when they’re at your fingertips, can often be overlooked. Are you converting this potential to loyal customers or letting it walk out of your store?
Presents are unwrapped, decorations are put away and resolutions are made. The hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season is behind us... But does it have to be?!
There are now more mobile devices on the planet than people! With an estimated count of mobile devices at nearly 10 billion and roughly 7.5 billion humans, we are now outnumbered by our devices.
Modern, smart and connected are a few words that describe today’s consumer and should be used to describe your omnichannel strategy as well.
You cannot put a price on customer loyalty, you have to earn it. Although loyalty discounts are a piece of the puzzle, they do not conquer complete customer loyalty.
Long ago were the days of your grandma’s retail space. In today’s fast paced, ever changing, competitive industry, retailers have one choice – differentiate or die!
Pop-up stores continue to be an innovative, fun and effective approach for retailers in today’s ever growing competitive space. Whether it’s a store-within-store concept, a standalone pop-up or a traveling school bus road show, pop-up stores continue to win the attention of consumers, attracting both loyal and new customers.