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“7 Ways to Upgrade Your Retail Store Without Moving” by Bob Phibbs via The Retail Doctor Blog

“7 Ways to Upgrade Your Retail Store Without Moving” by Bob Phibbs via The Retail Doctor Blog

I’ve seen a common misconception in my experience with retail transformations, including recent showroom makeovers with an outdoor power equipment store, a window fashions retailer, and a beverage store chain. Retailers often think they need a complete...
“How to Run an Efficient, Impactful and Successful Sales Contest” by staff via Shop Eat Surf (reposted with permission)

“How to Run an Efficient, Impactful and Successful Sales Contest” by staff via Shop Eat Surf (reposted with permission)

Photo Courtesy of ENDVR Sales contests are powerful tools for brands. They incentivize and motivate sales associates to talk about their products and sell them to customers. And this extra push goes a long way for brands.  In this article, we will explain how to...
“2024 Retail Trends: How the Latest Technologies Continue to Shape the Industry” by Pierre Kremer

“2024 Retail Trends: How the Latest Technologies Continue to Shape the Industry” by Pierre Kremer

Credit: Getty Images by FangXiaNuo Our rapidly digitalizing and globalizing world hasn’t been kind to the retail industry these past few years, especially for brick-and-mortar stores. As a result, many retailers have begun to wrestle with questions concerning...
“Retail Tech to Make Shoppers Fall in Love with Your Store” by Pankaj Mathur via iVendRetail Blog

“Retail Tech to Make Shoppers Fall in Love with Your Store” by Pankaj Mathur via iVendRetail Blog

It’s the time of year when the world’s thoughts turn to love. For retailers, Valentine’s Day offers a shopping boost in the after-holiday mid-February slump, but it’s more than that – it’s also a reminder that love comes in many forms, including the love that shoppers...