4 Ways Technology Helps Store Associates Improve the Customer Experience

According to Retail Dive, about 83% of shoppers believe they’re more knowledgeable than retail store associates. That’s not to say that shoppers don’t want to engage with store associates. In fact, 79%  of consumers surveyed indicated that being able to engage with knowledgeable store associates is “important” or “very important. As a retailer, you need to empower […]Continue reading

How to Make Your Outdoor Gear Shop Stand Out From the Rest

According to Forbes, about 50% of the U.S. population participates in outdoor activities every year, and approximately 20% of the population is active outdoors twice a week or more. This outdoor activity generates a tremendous industry of gear and services. From brands like REI to independent specialty retailers of bike, climb, paddle and ski gear, […]Continue reading

How to Increase Retail Sales in Your Music Store

Operating a music store can be a challenge if you don’t have the right tools to help you manage your inventory. “Inventory control is vital to the survival of your business,” says Handshake. “If you don’t have a good handle on your inventory you’ll never have a true account for how your business is doing.” […]Continue reading

8 Reasons You Should Invest in a Cloud-based Point of Sale Today

Even with the increase in software resources available in our digital age, small businesses still aren’t reaping all the benefits technology has to offer. One of those technologies is the cloud-based POS, which can significantly improve business processes, save time, and increase revenue. But before we discuss all the benefits cloud POS systems can offer your […]Continue reading

3 Ways Your Small Business Can Deliver a Modern Retail Experience That Keeps Customers Happy

Gone are the days when optimizing for mobile users was an option.Today, most searches are made on mobile devices, so you need to adjust accordingly to provide customers with modern retail experiences. While it’s not enough to simply update your website to a mobile-friendly platform, it’s an essential step on your way to increasing revenue this […]Continue reading

US Retailers Are Losing Billions. Don’t Join Them.

Business owners spend hours and hours trying to decide which products to reorder and which ones to hold off on.  This is an important decision that retailers should be concerned with since 70% of shopping decisions are made in front of the shelf. (Nielsen) On a similar thread, Radial reports that 81% of customers will […]Continue reading