Alec Veinger

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When non-essential businesses closed, grocery, convenience, and QSR employees immediately became the nation’s frontline heroes. And with only 34% of shoppers feeling safe in stores these days, retailers are doing all they can to keep germs away and customers coming back. Integrating a store intelligence platform into your retail team’s daily interactions can help. Streamline […]

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Whether changing store hours, quickly hiring new employees, or creating alternative means for customers to get what they need, retailers have had to make some difficult decisions over the last few months. Making decisions based upon data is how businesses grow and prosper. However, what is often overlooked is the importance of using one consistent […]

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In case you missed it, check out part one of this two-part blog series on managing store-specific inventory. Ensuring store-level inventory or product availability can seem daunting during crisis times such as COVID-19, extreme weather events, or even due to holiday meal planning. One way to solve this is with store intelligence technology. How Store […]

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Keeping inventory in stock during the recent COVID-19 shortages or due to stockpiling because of extreme weather events can be challenging. As shortages begin, either through hoarding or supply constraints, finding out which products are most at risk is key. Knowing ahead of time gives you the opportunity to proactively manage pricing, promotions, and logistics […]

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Tips for Managing Food Safety

As we continue navigating the new normal, it’s challenging not to think about foodservice.  Foodservice has always been risky business. Between foodborne illness and sanitation issues and possible customer or employee injuries, foodservice creates liability for convenience retailers and QSRs. With so much riding on the accuracy, consistency, and compliance of your foodservice program, why […]

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Retailers are facing a variety of changes to their stores amidst COVID-19. As retailers, maybe you’re deciding which stores need to be reconfigured, creating and documenting action plans around COVID-19 and/or deciding which stores need to close. Tackling these changes requires insight into every store and gaining that knowledge starts with an onsite survey. Now’s […]

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“How can I keep my stores complaint, and my employees and shoppers safe during a pandemic?” If you’re a retailer, you may be asking yourself similar questions. Why not consider deploying a store intelligence solution to help gain total visibility into your stores. With store intelligence technology you can effectively monitor new social distancing guidelines […]

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Store Surveys 101: Part 4

In case you’re late to the blog series party, we’ve been taking a deep dive into the importance of surveying your stores. In this edition we tackle answers to three need-to-know questions about store survey costs, timing and ROI. To recap: Part 1 focused on Building an Accurate Database with Store Surveys Part 2 highlighted […]

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Store Surveys 101: Part 3

Why Store Surveys Are a Win for Retailers Our last blog article helped provide you with important tips and info to prepare you for your store survey. Read on to discover why store surveys are a win for retailers with 100 or more stores. In addition to increasing your ROI, store surveys have a variety […]

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Store Surveys 101: Part 2

How to Prepare for Your Store Surveys In our last blog post, we outlined the importance of building an accurate database with store surveys. Now that you understand the survey process, here’s everything you need to know to help you prepare for your store survey. Preparing for Your Store Survey When ready to begin the […]

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