Retail Tips & Trends

4 visual merchandising tips for 2021

Welcome to the front of our store “Welcome to the front of our store,” said the kiosk and the POS No touching! No tasting! No trying on! Except… Signs, signs everywhere (creatively and strategically, of course) The eyes have it

How Oliver POS Reports improve your business

What are POS reports? Cloud-based point of sale systems like Oliver track the data on your online store and your POS in real-time, and generate reports to easily understand the data collected. To learn more about Oliver POS reports, click here.  Why are POS reports so important?  Retail reports give you the information you need […]

Barcodes: everything you need to know

Thinking about implementing barcodes and barcode scanners in your WooCommerce store? Here's everything you need to know.

5 Ways to upsell & cross-sell at the checkout

Selling doesn’t end at the checkout. In fact, it can actually be a great opportunity to upsell or cross-sell. Use the checkout to your advantage, and learn how to optimize your counter space and your point of sale. Whether you’re bringing your store data with you on your mobile POS or training your staff on […]

How to build a scalable business

Firstly, what does scalable mean?  Investopedia defines scalability as “a characteristic of an organization, system, model, or function that describes its capability to cope and perform well under an increased or expanding workload or scope.”  So, what does it mean to build a ‘scalable business’?  To build a scalable business, you have to strategically build […]

How to measure staff performance

Your staff are one of the most vital assets to the success of your business.  They are the ones on the floor delivering customer service and building relationships with your valuable customers, the ones representing your business to all the shoppers in your store, and the ones you entrust with important tasks like managing the […]

Valentine’s day promotion ideas for 2021

This year, valentine’s day might look a little different. With the restrictions of Covid-19 in many places, there will be far less couples going out for a romantic evening on the town, and far more couples and families staying in to celebrate – or, not celebrating at all. Lets take a look at some valentine’s […]

How to encourage customers to support local

How can you get your customers to support local? In response to the hardships of the Covid-19 pandemic on small businesses, we have seen a rising trend of local support all over the world. However, many consumers still opt for the affordability and convenience of megacorporations such as Amazon and Walmart – who’s revenue has […]

How to improve inventory management

A hands on guide on how to improve your inventory management.  In the new year, we all want to be more organized, especially when it comes to our business. Today, we’re going to focus on how to keep inventory, and how to improve your inventory accuracy. These are fundamental to running your business successfully – […]

Retail success tips for 2021

We can all agree that 2020 was a bit of a disaster. But the new year is fast approaching, and what better time to regroup and start fresh than a new year with some valuable retail success tips?  For many of us, 2020 was a hard year. But with the right preparation, we can make […]

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