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.
Topics: retail sales training
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.
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?
If stores are an untapped goldmine of data waiting to be found, store visits and audits are how retailers strike gold.
Topics: retail store visits
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.
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.
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.