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9 Action Steps That Helped This Retailer Grow 250% in Three Years

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Want to grow your business? Learn the 9 steps that enabled this retailer to achieve 250% business growth in 3 years.

5 Types of Sales Promotions in Retail (and How to Implement Them)

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Planning to run a sales promotion in your store? Here are the top 5 offer types to consider plus tips and pointers to maximize your revenue and profits.

Use the Spirit of Christmas In Your Store!

submitted by Kevin Graff

Here we are, just 11 'sleeps' away from Christmas day. How have sales been in your stores so far this holiday selling season? Hitting your targets? Celebrating success? But, ask yourself a bigger question: Do you have the Christmas spirit yet? Does your staff? How about your customers?

Are these the “best or worst of times” for consumer brands?

submitted by Chris Petersen

Today's omnichannel consumers have created an ecosystem of unprecedented opportunities and complexity.

If “Content is King” for engagement, how do you get it?

submitted by Chris Petersen

Today content must transcend product. It must engage customers across channels before during and after the sale.

Collaboration: A Distributor POV on Roles and Innovation

submitted by Chris Petersen

Consumers consume brands and products, not retail formats. They demand a seamless experience.

Ultimate Irony – Amazon building warehouse at former US Mall

submitted by Chris Petersen

There is no place to hide or safe category, in order to survive retailers of all sizes must have solutions for the “last mile” to your door.

3 Gifts You Should Be Giving Your Staff For Christmas

submitted by Kevin Graff

My favourite season of retail is upon us. Now when I’m out in stores and see the beginnings of this awesome holiday start to pop up, I can easily identify the many “gifts” my dad gave to his sales team to set them up for success, not just at Christmas, but the entire year through.

Happy (almost) Black Friday Selling!

submitted by Kevin Graff

Now’s the time (more than ever!) to keep everyone’s eyes clearly focused on their targets. But how do you do this? Try the following...

Customer Service, Recurring Revenue Highlight Smarter Payments Roadshow

submitted by Jim Roddy

I joined a five-person team from Vantiv Integrated Payments to host the Smarter Payments Roadshow in Boston (Oct. 17), Brooklyn (Oct. 18), and Philadelphia (Oct. 19). We shared with Vantiv partners insights on reseller best practices and details of Vantiv’s newest products and services.