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“Clicks to bricks,” Part 2: The challenges of scaling up your store network

Posted on 21-Jun-2019 12:02:23

Last month, we published a blog post on the growing number of digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) opening physical stores. This is an exciting moment for these brands, as they transition from pure-play e-commerce to the entirely different challenge of running a store network.

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Topics: customer experience, in-store excellence, improving store performance, omnichannel, visual merchandising, retail store visits, operational efficiency

3 Reasons Your Stores Struggle With Compliance

Posted on 13-Jun-2019 14:36:42

As we all know, the cornerstone of a successful store is a flawless customer experience. And one of the biggest contributing factors to that experience is the look and feel of the store.

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Topics: in-store compliance, in-store execution, conversion rate, store operations, visual merchandising, compliance, in-store execution strategy

3 Reasons Why Area Manager Site Visits Take Customer Satisfaction from 0 to 60 for Automotive Dealerships

Posted on 07-Jun-2019 14:41:18

Less than half of consumers trust car manufacturers and dealerships to do business fairly. That's lower than in any other industry.

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Topics: site audit, automotive

Store Review: Lush Liverpool, putting the fizz back into retail

Posted on 30-May-2019 16:09:22

Lovers of a luxurious bathing ritual owe a lot to Lush. In 1989, co-founder Mo Constantine revolutionized bath-time when she invented the bath bomb in her garden shed. Since opening the first Lush store in 1995, the ethically-focused beauty retailer has expanded to 49 countries, and most recently opened its largest ever store in Liverpool on March 15.

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Topics: retail trends, in-store excellence, in-store execution, beauty retail, retail trends 2019, store review

How to get the most out of your beauty advisors by boosting employee engagement

Posted on 29-May-2019 12:03:16

In an increasingly automated world, the one thing that can’t be replaced by an algorithm is real, human interaction.

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Topics: sales associate training, in-store excellence, improving store performance, beauty retail, operational excellence, YOOBIC Boost

How to get the most out of your sales associates by boosting employee engagement

Posted on 23-May-2019 16:39:34

There are approximately 3.22 million retail sales associates working in the US. Most of us, at one time or another, will have worked in a store, perhaps part-time as a student.

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Topics: sales associate training, Best practices, store operations, YOOBIC Boost

The “clicks to bricks” phenomenon: Why are online brands moving to physical stores?

Posted on 16-May-2019 16:41:33

Considering that the physical store is supposedly dead and buried, we’re seeing an awful lot of new stores popping up - a lot of which are being opened by brands that previously only sold online.

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Topics: In-Store Technology, in-store execution, improving store performance, visual merchandising, retail trends 2019

How resellers can avoid becoming showrooms for athletic footwear brands

Posted on 09-May-2019 11:19:32

This week's blog post was written by Michael Dahan, President of Retail Answers. He has been a retail executive in the athletic footwear industry for 18 years.

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Topics: in-store execution, sports brands, athletic footwear

Retail Smarter, Not Harder: YOOBIC's New Look

Posted on 07-May-2019 09:44:57

 

What qualities make a retailer successful? In 2019, it's gotten pretty difficult to pin down.

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