Choosing a SAAS vendor can be stressful, In this post, we discuss how to choose a retail software vendor for your store inspections, in six steps.
Retail data collection consists of capturing, storing and reporting on data about the state/performance of stores at a certain point in time and over time.
Type "mobile data collection" in your favorite search engine and you will find a large number of vendors in this category. Unfortunately, data collection alone does not, and cannot, help retailers and consumer packaged goods companies. Why? Data collection is a means to an end, not an end in itself. Focusing on the means can … Continue reading In-store Data Collection vs. Retail Audit
Let us look at several scenarios involving the collection and dissemination of store-based data. 1. Merchandising and service standards. A district manager visits her franchisees and uses her tablet or smartphone to run a quarterly audit on each store’s compliance with merchandising and service standards. 2. Work order forms. A store manager fills out a work … Continue reading 7 Store Data Collection Scenarios