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Spring Cleaning for Your Retail Business: 5 Tips to Help Your Store Shine

Written by Nicole Leinbach Reyhle on 26 April 2017

As Winter quickly passes and Spring slowly comes to life, consumers and retailers alike can look forward to longer days, propped retail doors and new inventory to takeover store shelves. Unlike an official start of a new season on the calendar, however, retailers have the luxury of slowly transitioning into Spring from Winter – allowing them to gradually update their store merchandising, displays, operations and overall store health. Keeping this in mind, aim to refresh and bring renewal to your store along the way as you welcome Spring into your business strategy. To help? Consider these five tips.

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Why is Inventory Management Important to Modern Retailers?

Written by Justine Cross on 24 April 2017

The retail industry is always constantly evolving and as a modern retailer, you need to be consistently adapting your strategies, workflows and processes to ensure you’re keeping up. This includes how you manage your inventory.

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Be Honest: How Well is Your Ecommerce Website Performing?

Written by Justine Cross on 13 April 2017

With online sales throughout the U.S, Canada and Western Europe expected to reach a total of $288.63 billion by the end of 2017 - an increase of 14.2% from last year alone - it’s safe to say that your ecommerce website is your treasure trove for omnichannel retail success.

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Pop-Up Shops: Beyond the Basics to Help Temporary Stores Thrive

Written by Nicole Leinbach Reyhle on 12 April 2017

The term “pop-up” isn’t new to retail, yet how pop-up storefronts have evolved over the years continues to introduce new ways to excel at them. Identifying the right location, positioning a pop-up near like-minded yet non-competitive businesses and marketing your pop-up to your target audience are all key components to achieving pop-up store success. But what else can you do to help strengthen your pop-up storefront experience?

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5 Actionable Tips for Your Omnichannel Retail Strategy

Written by Justine Cross on 05 April 2017

From brick and mortar stores to mobile phones, online shops and text message marketing, retail isn’t what it used to be. With so many different shopping avenues that a customer has access to before making a purchase; the question is no longer if you should adopt omnichannel selling strategies, but rather how to do so effectively.

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Maximize Your Retail Business Success: 10 Tips for a Great Ecommerce Website [Infographic]

Written by Justine Cross on 04 April 2017

Data from the Social Science Research Network has advised in the past that 65% of the population learn visually. This has since sparked a flurry of marketing and online debate based on visual learning and why infographics and images are speaking much louder volumes than just text alone. And with all of this debate happening throughout the world, we are very quickly being labelled as visual beings.

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March: In Review 2017

Written by Danielle Ricketts on 31 March 2017

Hello and welcome to March: In Review

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The days are getting longer and the gloomy Winter days are officially behind us as Spring is finally here! As we say goodbye to March and get ready to take on April, we’re giving you one last chance to relive this month by recapping on the 5 hottest pieces of content. We’ve done the hard work by scrolling through news feeds, reading tonnes of blogs, and watching a variety of videos to find the best retail and ecommerce content to hit the internet in March! Here’s our pick of the best...

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How Your Retail Business Can Save on Energy

Written by Jason Smith on 29 March 2017

Running a retail business is no easy feat. Saving money on everything possible often becomes necessary, but there’s no need to compromise on quality. You can cut your energy costs up to 70% in just a few minutes and put those savings towards growing your business.

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Reduce Risks with EDI: The Top Tips for Success [Webinar]

Written by Kenny Johnson on 27 March 2017

Many small to mid-sized retailers shy away from implementing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) within their business, it’s often believed to be something only their larger competitors can benefit from. However, EDI is becoming increasingly popular with small to mid-sized retailers and it’s easy to see why.

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5 Reasons Every Retailer Needs to Be Using an Integrated POS

Written by Nicole Leinbach Reyhle on 21 March 2017

Retailers are among the busiest professionals – with a to-do-list that’s never ending and inventory that’s always rotating. Understandably, merchants get busy and as a result, sometimes overlook valuable ways to strengthen their business. Among them? Introducing a point-of-sale system to their store. Whether it’s due to lack of time, lack of interest or lack of knowledge, a POS system should be at the top of every retailer’s to-do-list if it already isn’t a part of their store operations.

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