Holidays: What Retailers Need to Know

The holiday season is undoubtedly the most important shopping event in the retail industry. Which is why proper planning and preparations are key. The best way to get ahead is to anticipate consumer trends and behaviors so you can adapt accordingly for the holidays.  While no one can accurately predict the future (particularly in today’s … Continue reading Holidays: What Retailers Need to Know

10 Ways to Motivate Retail Staff During the Holidays

We all know how impactful the holiday shopping period is to every retailer. And it’s only getting bigger.  NRF now expects that 2021 holiday sales could grow as much as 11.5 percent over 2020. You’re busy coordinating promotions and campaigns, visual merchandising plans, expedited shipping options — the list doesn’t end.  One important task to remember? … Continue reading 10 Ways to Motivate Retail Staff During the Holidays

Holiday Prep Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

The holiday season accounts for 20% of the retail industry’s annual sales, and it is responsible for up to 30% of some individual retailers’ total sales. Are you prepared? The accompanying infographic, Small Business Holiday Prep Guide, is intended to serve as a holiday preparation checklist when it comes to two of the most important … Continue reading Holiday Prep Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]