Know Your Stores Blog

Now’s the time to integrate a store intelligence system into your stores. A store intelligence app can help ensure that your team members are following recently implemented CDC guidance, keeping shelves stocked and adhering to ADA mandates. Conditions change frequently in stores, especially during times of crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic or devastating weather […]

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Over the past 10 years, technology has dramatically changed retail and the way your customers shop. Here are three popular tech trends affecting today’s retail world. Cashierless Technology One of the most popular frictionless shopping trends currently making headlines is cashierless technology. What’s more, Amazon is now offering its “Just Walk Out” technology to other […]

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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 for five reasons 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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Store Surveys 101: Part 1

Building an Accurate Database With Store Surveys Keeping your stores’ information current is the key to building an accurate database your employees can rely on and a smart way to stay competitive. Accurate equipment details helps you reduce capital expenditure, minimize indirect spend, and track and improve maintenance scheduling. An on-site survey of your stores […]

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Knowing what’s happening in every store may sound like a daunting or impossible feat, but it doesn’t have to be. Store profile technology helps bridge the gap between what you think is happening and what’s actually happening. It’s the site-specific info needed to grow your business. There are many ways to use profile data to […]

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The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual Big Show 2020 kicked off on Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Javits Center in New York. This year’s event attracted a record-breaking 40,000 attendees, 16,000 retailers and 800 exhibitors. Sunday conveyed two vital messages summing up today’s state of the retail industry message, “It’s very healthy, and retailers are […]

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Today’s retail store sizes are shrinking. In March of 2019, Target reported plans to open approximately 30 trimmed-down stores on college campuses and in cities like Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. Small-format stores average about 40,000 square-feet making them about one-third the size of a typical or traditional Target. “These stores help us […]

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