7 Ways to Maximize Retail Staff Productivity

Retail productivity is a metric that every store owner or manager wants to maximize. After all, the more productive your stores are, the better it is for your bottom line. Many factors contribute to retail productivity — your selling space, fixtures, and products are key examples. But one factor that’s sometimes overlooked (and often under-invested … Continue reading 7 Ways to Maximize Retail Staff Productivity

Father’s Day in Retail: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends

Seasonal programs like Father’s day drive big profits for retailers and restaurants. Father’s Day spending is expected to total a near-record $15.3 billion in 2018! “We are pleased to see consumer confidence continue to rise, leading to another near-record holiday spend on Father’s Day. Leading into the second half of the year, Americans are looking forward to treating their dads … Continue reading Father’s Day in Retail: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends

Mother’s Day in Retail: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends

Mother's day is the third largest retail holiday in the U.S, following Christmas and the back-to-school season. Seasonal programs like Mother's day drive big profits for retailers and restaurants. Mother’s Day spending is expected to total a near-record $23.1 billion in 2018! “This year’s Mother’s Day forecast is one of the strongest we’ve ever seen. With spring in full bloom, … Continue reading Mother’s Day in Retail: Interesting Facts and Emerging Trends

Choosing Retail Growth

In business, as in life, we tend to seek and celebrate growth. The stories are varied but have a common theme. “We are scaling this business”. “We are expanding out west”. “We are opening 20 new stores”. Growth tends to be how retailers, analysts and shareholders judge performance and gauge the value of the business. … Continue reading Choosing Retail Growth