The challenges that come with running an independent store on the High Street are numerous and, in some cases, relentless. It’s no wonder that, even some of the most successful smaller retailers find … Continue reading Be a multi-store success story!
It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges in retail is managing the ever ‘revolving door’ of workers. One study suggested turnover in retail averages at 25% (behind only the hotel, catering … Continue reading All-Star Team (The Retail Edit)
Standing in line at the checkout might once have been an everyday thing that people accepted with a bit of huffing and puffing – but clearly that’s no longer the case. Used to … Continue reading Creating a better checkout experience
When the first cashier-less, checkout-less grocery store, Amazon Go, opened in Seattle last month, some heralded this as the ‘store of the future’. But is this really going to impact the high street … Continue reading Does automation kill the personal touch?
It’s the same old story every year. As the clock turns from 31st December to 1st January, out come the New Year’s Resolutions. At a personal level, these resolutions are often about giving … Continue reading Can a New Year Resolution work for you?
With the festivities in full swing, here at the Good Till we hope all our retailing clients are having a prosperous season so far. But, as the number of pre-Christmas shopping days decrease … Continue reading Making the most of every sale
The pumpkins have well and truly turned to mush and the last of the fireworks have finally fizzled out. In retail terms, that means only one thing – the Christmas countdown! Here … Continue reading Tis the Season part 1 – the retail edit
Inventory management is often one of the biggest challenges in the retail industry. Besides having to store everything you sell securely, there’s issues of waste and shrinkage to deal with, problems that … Continue reading Manage your merchandise
School’s out, it’s the midst of summer and, for many retailers, that can mean there’s two priorities: Making your store enticing for all the parents trying to fill a few hours with … Continue reading Opportunity knocks with the Back to School season
The summer months often splits the retail industry into two categories – it’s high footfall and boom time for some while more like a ‘tumbleweed’ moment for others. Lots depends on the … Continue reading Summer Promotions (The Retail Edit)