Relief for 4 Pain Points in Retail Operations

Do you, the retailer, suffer from chronic pain? Organizational, operational and systemic pain? This pain hurts your sales, increases your costs and damages your brand. It hurts you financially, slows you down operationally, puts your business at risk. Do you need relief?  Read on. Pain point #1: Relying on “theory”. Theory is what head office … Continue reading Relief for 4 Pain Points in Retail Operations

Why the 4th Quarter is Critical to Retail

The 4th quarter is, unsurprisingly, the biggest quarter for retail sales in the United States.  As such, the 4th quarter is not only important to a retailer’s bottom line, it is critical.  The months between October and December, aka “the holiday season”, include Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas. In the 4th quarter, customers not … Continue reading Why the 4th Quarter is Critical to Retail

10 Reasons Why Retailers Use Store Audit Software

We couldn’t think of one reason why retailers, particularly franchise-based retailers, use (or ought to use) store audit software, we thought of ten. 1. Your customers and employees’ health and safety When serving customers, compliance with standards and regulations is not simply a matter of building a positive customer experience; your customers and employees’ health … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Retailers Use Store Audit Software

Choose a Retail Audit Software Vendor in Six Steps

Informing customers and offering options is part of the Compliantia culture. This is why we compared Excel and email to specialized retail audit software. This is why we discussed whether you should buy or build retail audit software. This is also why we compiled a list of retail audit software vendors! In this post, we … Continue reading Choose a Retail Audit Software Vendor in Six Steps

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

Every Merchandising Program Deserves an Executive Summary

Consumer packaged goods companies spend considerable resources on merchandising programs and in-store execution.  Are these programs deployed on time, in full, in all locations?  Not sure?  Keep reading. Data has no value…in and of itself.  Value is created when the data is mined, aggregated and visualized. Every CPG and retail executive expects a high-level summary … Continue reading Every Merchandising Program Deserves an Executive Summary