Why Store Execution Matters

They say, "Hope is not a management strategy". Let's find out how meaningful this really is and why program and standards execution is essential to retail and hospitality brands. Vision vs. Reality The vision is what head office envisions. The vision hopes to deploy merchandising initiatives and seasonal programs to produce a certain outcome such … Continue reading Why Store Execution Matters

Misconceptions about Brand Standards

Let's be completely frank. Are your franchisees, and sites fully in line with brand standards? A survey by the In-Store Implementation Network sought to quantify a facet of this issue, specifically merchandising, and asked retail professionals how they measure performance of in-store merchandising. Twenty-eight percent of those surveyed responded that they "make the assumption that … Continue reading Misconceptions about Brand Standards