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3 Ways to Keep Field Staff Engaged, Wherever They Are

Posted on 05-Sep-2019 12:14:25

Here at YOOBIC, we’re always talking about the importance of retail employee engagement. However, when it comes to employees who are always on the move - such as merchandisers or area managers - engagement is much tougher to maintain.

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Topics: operational excellence, employee engagement

The Perfect Recipe for Scaling Your Restaurant Franchise

Posted on 29-Aug-2019 14:31:04

For any successful restaurant chain, the goal is to expand your network. Opening more branches is exciting, but this is where many companies hit a wall. The more people are involved in a franchise, the more difficult it is to keep things running smoothly - especially if you’re going international.

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Topics: restaurants, fast food audit, restaurant audit, health & safety audit, food safety audit, franchise

How to Scale Your Gym Network Without Breaking a Sweat

Posted on 22-Aug-2019 12:23:22

Fitness is now big business. According to the IHRSA, the global health club market is worth a colossal $87.2 billion, with 71.5 million customers in the United States alone.

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Topics: Best practices, compliance, operational excellence, site audit, gym

How to Keep Your Stores at the Top of the Class This Back-to-School Season

Posted on 15-Aug-2019 11:20:13

The new school year is almost upon us, and you know what that means - it's time to start shopping for school supplies.

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Topics: promotions, retail trends 2019, operational excellence, in-store conversion optimization

4 Reasons Why Every Grocery Retailer Needs Expiration Date Tracking Technology

Posted on 08-Aug-2019 13:31:39

Food waste is something we've come to accept as the status quo for grocery retailers. No one wants to eat expired food, so it gets tossed. But times are changing.

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Topics: Grocery Retail, expiration date tracking

5 Common Problems with Retail Sales Training and How to Fix Them

Posted on 01-Aug-2019 12:16:53

What are the first few things that come to mind when you think about work-related training?

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Topics: retail sales training

Working in retail is hard. Here’s how to make it easier for your store teams

Posted on 25-Jul-2019 10:32:26

The humble store associate does not get enough credit. Anyone who has ever worked in retail will tell you that it’s no easy ride. Shifts are long, hours can be unpredictable, the pay isn’t great, you’re on your feet all day… and don’t even get us started on rude customers. At best, you get bored; at worst, jaded.

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Topics: sales associate training, Best practices, improving store performance

5 Conversion Optimization Tactics Stores Should Copy from Online

Posted on 18-Jul-2019 09:52:29

Chocolate and peanut butter. Wine and cheese. Online and offline?

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Topics: conversion rate, in-store conversion optimization

Everything You Need to Know About Sustainability in Fashion Retail

Posted on 11-Jul-2019 11:08:40

Did you know that one garbage truck of textiles is landfilled or incarcerated every second? Or that the fashion industry produces a higher percentage of global wastewater and carbon emissions than all international flights and maritime shipping?

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Topics: customer behaviour, Best practices, store operations, Fashion Retail, sustainability

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