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5 Tips for Making Your Stores Sparkle This Fourth Of July

Posted on 02-Jul-2019 17:12:49

Whether you’re having a cookout, picnic, block party or heading off on vacation, 86% of Americans are planning on celebrating Independence Day this year.

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Topics: in-store excellence, improving store performance, operational efficiency, in-store execution strategy

The 3 Top Qualities of a Great Sales Associate, and the Retailers Getting it Right

Posted on 27-Jun-2019 16:36:05

What would you say is the difference between an ok shopping experience, and a great one? More often than not, it comes down to the sales associates.

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Topics: customer experience, sales associate training, Best practices, in-store execution, improving store performance, conversion rate, YOOBIC Boost

“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

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

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

4 Great Ideas from Our Retail Innovation Breakfast

Posted on 18-Jan-2019 12:16:52

The YOOBIC London team was thrilled to host our 8th Retail Innovation Breakfast at Covent Garden's Hospital Club yesterday.

We had our fill of coffee, croissants and thoughts on retail from our two incredible speakers: Michaela Michaelides of Yankee Candle (our amazing client) and Gordon Bullock of GRJB consulting.

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Topics: customer success story, In-Store Technology, in-store execution, store visits, improving store performance, store operations, retail trends 2019, operational efficiency

How Not to Be a Mediocre Retailer: An Athletic Footwear Retailer's Guide

Posted on 24-Oct-2018 17:21:28

Athletic footwear retail is having a major moment. The rise of the athletic wear trend has bolstered profits over the past few years, with demand increasing by 16% last year to $9.6bn in sales.

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Topics: improving store performance, sports brands

How to Make Black Friday Less Stressful for Area Managers

Posted on 11-Oct-2018 17:00:00

 Ah, Black Friday. It’s still over a month away, and you’re probably already sick of hearing about it. We even did a blog about it just last week!

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Topics: in-store execution, improving store performance, Black Friday 2018

How to Make Black Friday Less Stressful for Store Teams

Posted on 04-Oct-2018 17:30:00

 

Black Friday. Two words that can strike both excitement and fear into the hearts of shoppers and store associates alike.

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Topics: in-store execution, improving store performance, Black Friday 2018

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