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What gets in the way of training success at store level?

submitted by Kevin Graff

What does it take to roll out a great training program at store level? Better yet, what does it take to sustain a great training program at store level? Do you have the answer on the tip of your tongue? Don’t fret, from what I can tell, the majority of retailers out there don’t have the answers.

Lessons from the front lines: inside a Communication Workshop

submitted by Jim Roddy

I’ve peered inside businesses large and small, and the only org I’ve seen that had everyone on the same page was when I was a self-employed sole proprietor. And that communication Shangri-La lasted only until I hired my first part-time employee.

5 Subtle Signs That Your Retail Store Is in Trouble (and to Do About Them)

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Is your retail business headed for trouble? Here are 5 subtle signs you should watch out for.

RetailNOW 2017 Review: Years Of POS Intelligence Packed Into Four Days

submitted by Jim Roddy

Gone are the days when POS trade shows would feature mostly iterations of last year’s products. At RetailNOW 2017, held Aug. 6-9 at Paris Las Vegas, typical product-talk was replaced with conversations about managed services, recurring revenue, and payment security. Read on for show highlights.

How to Sell More Gift Cards in Your Retail Store: 6 Proven Ways

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Gift cards are God's gift to retail. But in order to get the most out of them, you need pump up your sales efforts. Here are 6 ways to do just that.

Retail Loss Prevention: 7 Powerful Tools & Technologies to Help You Reduce Shrinkage

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

These 7 tools and technologies can help you prevent retail shrink and stock loss in your retail business. Check them out.

Welcome to Omnichannel Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Zones of Influence and Innovation Chains are the Future of Retail. Retail crime is multi-dimensional and increasingly its dark side thrives on the internet. By the time an offender is at the retail shelf intent on stealing a particular product, substantial online homework has taken place.

Forget the 4Ps … 4Cs are not enough … The new 4Es of Retail

submitted by Chris Petersen

The 4Ps are dead. Successful retailers are now differentiating through the 4Es – Experience, Everywhere, Exchange, and Evangelism

15 Types of Posts That Do Extremely Well on Instagram

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

What type of content should you be posting on Instagram? That’s what this post aims to answer. Here are posts that typically do well on Instagram.

The Future of Retail – An ecosystem of strategic collaboration

submitted by Chris Petersen

Consumers are driving a retail renaissance requiring an ecosystem of strategic collaboration to deliver personalization locally.