Back To School Store Tips – An Infographic

For many consumers, the summer season means rest and relaxation. But a retailer’s work is just starting. This is the time to begin thinking and preparing for back-to-school shoppers. Recent trends indicate that retailers should expect a busier (and hopefully, more profitable) back-to-school shopping season than the prior year. Back-to-school shopping starts earlier and earlier every year, it seems. In fact, surveys indicate that shoppers will begin their back-to-school research in July. Additionally, read more

Mother’s Day vs. Father’s Day Spending – An Infographic

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are right around the corner. Together, they represent the first big retail opportunities on this year’s retail calendar. Yet each shares certain distinctions that, if addressed separately, will increase store profits and help you get the most out of the season. We’ve created the infographic below in order to highlight some interesting facts and distinctions between spending habits for each. We hope that this will assist you in recognizing these distinctions read more

Pull out all the stops for the Valentine’s Day home stretch

We're only days away from Valentine's Day.This is the time when many shops will be flooded with men and women searching for the perfect gift for their sweetheart, so merchants and store employees need to be on their game to maximize sales. read more