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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

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.

Short on time? Watch the video blog summary here:

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

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

An Interview With Our CEO: Fabrice Haïat Talks All Things Retail in NYC

Posted on 19-Feb-2019 11:07:47

Photo from Le Parisien

Last year, our CEO, Fabrice, made the leap across the pond to open an office in New York. Everyone knows the Big Apple is one of the shopping capitals of the world - but how does it compare to London? We sat down with Fabrice to hear about his experiences with US retail since becoming a New Yorker. 

1. What have you learned about retail since taking YOOBIC to NYC?

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Topics: customer experience, sales associate training, in-store excellence, USA

“Train the Trainer”: The Real Downfall of Brick and Mortar Retail

Posted on 14-Feb-2019 09:19:07

This week's post is written by Michael Dahan, the CEO of New Legacy - Sports Zone, a lifestyle athletic footwear and apparel chain in Maryland. He has been a retail executive in this industry for 18 years, and we’re thrilled to be collaborating with him here at YOOBIC.

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Topics: sales associate training

3 Things Store Associates Need to Survive Christmas

Posted on 17-Dec-2018 10:56:00

Retail employees are the unsung heroes of Christmas.

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Topics: sales associate training, visibility, store operations, Christmas 2018

My Top 5 Takeaways from 5 Years in Retail

Posted on 15-Aug-2018 16:00:00

By Vandna, Marketing Intern

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Topics: customer experience, sales associate training, increasing retail sales, retail, UK

The Good, the Bad & the Tragic: The Best and Worst In-Store Experiences from the YOOBIC Team

Posted on 24-May-2018 08:30:00

Here at YOOBIC, we talk about in-store experiences a lot. 

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Topics: customer experience, sales associate training, in-store execution

Welcome to our retail blog!

We want to use this space to share our love of retail with the world. That means you can expect articles on topics like:
- Industry news and trends
- Perfecting the in-store experience
- Best practices, tips and tricks
- Optimizing sales and boosting in-store conversions

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