Mentorship in Retail

The retail climate is mercurial to say the least. You may already feel overworked as you are required to do more with less. All the focus is on delivering results to stay competitive. How can you get the edge? How can you get the team to deliver? Keep in mind that positive or negative business … Continue reading Mentorship in Retail

Loss Prevention Checklist for Parking Operators

Loss prevention is a set of policies and procedures designed to minimize theft, fraud, vandalism and waste. Methodology: This checklist was compiled from publicly available sources and moderated using industry research and our experience with the retail and parking industries. Notes to Compliantia users: Checklists can easily be imported into your Compliantia account using the … Continue reading Loss Prevention Checklist for Parking Operators

3 Types of Audits Parking Lot Operators Should Conduct

Focusing on operational standards, safety, and customer experience isn't just for retailers. Too often parking operators neglect reviewing standards and best practices until there is a problem (e.g. broken gate, slip and fall, theft). By 2019, revenues from parking management are expected to increase to just over $9 billion! Building owners and managers can lose … Continue reading 3 Types of Audits Parking Lot Operators Should Conduct

Parking Lot Inspection Checklist

The parking industry is largely divided into two types: on-street parking and off-street parking. On-street parking is predominantly owned by municipalities while off-street parking is privately owned. Below, a list of criteria for auditing private parking lots for maintenance and security to ensure your customer has a positive experience. Some information on this checklist comes … Continue reading Parking Lot Inspection Checklist

4 Ways SMBs Compete with Big Retailers Opening Smaller Stores

Are small stores the next big thing in retail? It would appear so. Over the last few years, big name retailers have made the move towards smaller format stores. Target, for one, already has a handful of small stores in various urban areas and plans to open 30 more by the end of the year. … Continue reading 4 Ways SMBs Compete with Big Retailers Opening Smaller Stores

Scoring the team really makes it better!

You are a leader for a challenging retail company and the new year is upon you.  As you review last year’s performance, you notice areas where your team could have delivered more.  From margins to inventory turns, you need this year to be better. However, how many meetings can you have to send the same … Continue reading Scoring the team really makes it better!