Know Your Stores Blog

According to a 2016 POPAI study, store compliance is merely 40 percent on average, meaning  more than half of the display materials retailers produce goes to waste.  Seventeen percent of the stores included in the survey displayed POP that was considered “drastically different than planned.” Oftentimes, the wrong-sized materials are sent to the store. Surprisingly, […]

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As in-store pick up grows in popularity, retailers are doing everything they can to ensure the success of their buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS) program. However, creating a streamlined click and collect strategy doesn’t have to be costly and complex. Leveraging custom store intelligence offers retailers valuable store-specific insight that can effectively reduce […]

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NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show—the world’s largest retail conference and expo held Jan. 13-15 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC—is quickly approaching. With 16K attendees, 700+ retailers, and nearly 100 exhibitors expected, this is “more than a conference,” says the NRF. “It’s a community filled with the largest global audience and exhibitor […]

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With shoppers spending nearly $1,536 this holiday season, retailers need to do everything they can to entice new and existing customers, increase revenue and deliver the best shopping experience possible. Having the right tools handy is the key to staying competitive. From task management to efficiently executing in-store promotions, here’s how a store intelligence solution […]

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Publix, Aldi and Kroger are just some of today’s grocery stores investing millions in store remodeling. However, updating legacy grocery stores doesn’t have to be overpriced and overwhelming. Sometimes all it takes is a little paint, stylish fixtures, creativity and the ability to hone in on important store location details. Reducing renovation costs and complexities […]

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Mankind has made so many advancements over time, from the wheel to landing on the moon and cracking the genetic code. So why do we still struggle with something as basic as communication? In retail, effective communication is the key to everything – employee engagement, store execution and store sales. It doesn’t have to be […]

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Retail pioneer John Wanamaker is credited with saying, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” In over 100 years of POP advertising, you could say not much has changed when it comes to overcoming this common retail challenge. In fact, it’s probably gotten harder to […]

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Congratulations, your new foodservice program is a success! The category reimaging looks great. The POP is up and it looks good too. Your customers are raving about your new offerings. But after month one, when the category manager stops checking on the program every day, will it still look as good? Are you sure your […]

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No doubt about it, retailers have a lot on their plate: from juggling the day-to-day challenges of running stores to developing their brand, coaching and retaining employees, and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local requirements. And it all must be done well, at the same time, like a well-oiled machine. Fueling the machine are […]

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