Checklist for Wine, Beer and Spirits Retailers

Checklists ensure that wine, beer and spirits are merchandised and sold consistently with company standards and regulations. Regular audits help retailers and distributors be proactive and address issues before they become major problems. Audits also tend to cut costs and drive sales. Below, a list of criteria for auditing wine, beer and spirits stores. Notes … Continue reading Checklist for Wine, Beer and Spirits Retailers

5 Steps CPGs Should Take to Keep a Cohesive Brand Experience Across Multiple Retail Banners

Branding should be a priority for any CPG. A compelling brand attracts great people to your company, promotes loyalty, and increases sales. Promoting a strong brand experience is relatively easy when you’re calling the shots. If you’re running your own retail store or website, for example, your company is in the driver’s seat, so you … Continue reading 5 Steps CPGs Should Take to Keep a Cohesive Brand Experience Across Multiple Retail Banners

Conduct a Merchandising Audit in 10 Steps

Sharing best practices with in-store execution, store data collection and merchandising audits is the primary purpose of the Compliantia blog.  To this end, we have addressed the following: How to build a store merchandising checklist The purpose, scope and methods of merchandising audits Case Study: How a CPG used Field Software to Implement a Merchandising Conversion at 3,200 Restaurants The … Continue reading Conduct a Merchandising Audit in 10 Steps

How to Build a Store Merchandising Checklist

We are often asked what should go on a store merchandising checklist. Sometimes this question comes from a consumer packaged goods company starting a new merchandising program. Other times, it comes from a CPG, wholesaler or distributor with an existing program, looking to curate or improve their current checklist or automate the process. Regardless of the circumstances, we … Continue reading How to Build a Store Merchandising Checklist

3 Types of Audits Every Retailer Should Conduct

Conducting store audits should be on the to-do list of every retailer, and for good reason — retail audits help you uphold company standards, improve operations, and promote a safe in-store experience. But what exactly are the types of audits you should conduct and how often should you do them? More importantly, how can you … Continue reading 3 Types of Audits Every Retailer Should Conduct

Thankful, a Message from the Compliantia CEO

On October 21, 2016, our engineering team deployed the 250th release of the Compliantia software. Our first release was on August 18, 2009. This means Compliantia has, on average, deployed a release every 1.5 weeks for the last 7 years. Our product team does not "dream up" new features. What we do is actually very … Continue reading Thankful, a Message from the Compliantia CEO

9 Ways to Turn Your Seasonal Employees into Top Performers

Keeping employees motivated is a challenge that retailers face all year round, but the task becomes especially difficult during the holidays when you’re dealing with seasonal staff. Why? Because unlike full-time employees, seasonal workers may not be as invested in your company and thus may not exert themselves fully. If you’re struggling with empowering your … Continue reading 9 Ways to Turn Your Seasonal Employees into Top Performers