Mother’s Day, one of the biggest retail holidays of the year, is just around the corner. A total 86 percent of Americans celebrate Mother’s Day and spend an average of $180 per person. Last year, shoppers spent more than $23 billion on well-deserving moms, according to the National Retail Federation. What Shoppers are Buying for […]
This holiday season, mobile may have stolen the headlines, but brick and mortar stores continue to steal the sales. Online shopping during the holiday season approached $125 billion. But, according to Adobe, 83 percent of holiday shopping was done in-store. What may come as a surprise is that Millennial and Gen Z shoppers are leading […]
Whether you’re looking to ramp-up your December holiday sales or take advantage of downtime in the slower winter months, there’s always a good reason to kick your sales training up a notch. Here are six strategies to help your team take sales to the next level. Have a Pre-Shift Chat In order for your employees […]
The time for holiday shopping and Black Friday sales is coming up! Now is the time to start thinking about what products you want to feature or which sales you’ll have going on to promote new products.
There’s never a boring day in retail. This is especially true under the Trump administration. There are many changes in the works with different moving parts. Here is a quick overview of different laws, policies, and agreements currently up for debate and how they may impact retail.
One of the biggest complaints with working in retail is the unsteady hours. One week you may be working thirty-five hours and the next you could be working fifteen. It’s hard to make plans with inconsistent hours and there’s never a definite paycheck.
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The holidays are fast approaching: few times are more important for store owners and managers.
Seasonal creep is a disease that has long plagued the retail industry. From holiday decorations inching into October and pumpkin spice cropping up in August, our industry, and its consumers, is not known for our patience. Black Friday is no exception.
Pop-ups are known to be excellent catalysts for boosting business and bumping sales, especially during a lull.