Retail Inventory Management Software Features
By: author | Sep 21 2011
There are countless inventory management software programs available today, choosing the right application for your business can have a profound impact on efficiency and productivity. Understanding the different types... read more
Starbucks 2Q Profit Climbs 20% on Customer Traffic
By: Jolie Crussel | Apr 29 2011
Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) posted its 2nd-quarter profit which met analysts’ expectations. The second-quarter net income up 20 percent is driven by a growing base of customers.
The coffee giant earned... read more
Gap Inc. Reports 8% Drop in March Sales
By: Jolie Crussel | Apr 12 2011
Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) reported net sales for five-week period ended April 2, 2011 fell 8 percent against from last year.
Net sales were $1.33 billion, down against from $1.45... read more
Kohl's Reported 6.5% Drop in March Sales
By: Jolie Crussel | Apr 10 2011
Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) reported its March sales at stores open at least one year dropped 6.5%. The drop was still lower than analysts’ same-store sales expectation of 7.9%.
Total March... read more
Top Retailers Pay Sales Associates Most
By: Jolie Crussel | Apr 9 2011
Many retailers have had to slash prices and cut costs during the difficult time. However, some still pay relatively intact wages to their employees along with brining back performance-related... read more
Fulfil Your Desires Online
By: Mohd Zaheerul Hasan | Mar 26 2011
We have many needs and wants in our life and there is no end to it. Elders say that the change is the law of nature. Making this saying true,... read more
Talbots Reports Narrower Loss in 4Q
By: Jolie Crussel | Mar 26 2011
Talbots Inc., the clothing retailer, posted small loss in the fourth quarter as it struggled to keep pace with its clientele's fashion preferences. In spite of offering more... read more
Things Become Cheaper with Cash
By: Jolie Crussel | Jan 18 2011
Although cash’s role is being replaced by electronic payment systems, it is still a small part of the money supply and makes payments promptly and conveniently. Many retailers offer... read more
Walgreen December Key Sales Measurement Disappoints
By: Jolie Crussel | Jan 6 2011
Walgreen Co. reported Wednesday that its sales rose 2.8 in December but key sales measurement missed Wall Street’s expectations.
The company said that pharmacy revenue increased 2.2 percent while non-pharmacy revenue... read more
Outstanding Retail Stories in 2010
By: Jolie Crussel | Jan 4 2011
2010 has wrapped up with successful holiday sales season and outstanding as well as notorious events in the retail market. Let’s take a look back at the stories that grabbed... read more
8 Tips to Create the Best Catalogue
By: Chris Howell | Nov 30 2010
If you operate a retail business, you may consider selling products through a catalogue. Producing and distributing a catalogue can be a significant investment, so make sure that... read more
How to Attack Discrepancy in Your Inventory
By: Jaime Marulanda | Nov 30 2010
Almost every business that maintains inventory has invested in software and information systems to help keep track of stock levels and manage inventory properly. Regardless of the type of business,... read more
Glass Window TV
By: William Krause | Nov 25 2010
Maybe you have heard about Storefront Window TV's but you are wondering what exactly does that mean? A Window TV is reinventing a piece or all of your storefront and... read more
Effectual Retail Signage
By: William... | Nov 10 2010
This article aims to lessen the little effort taken by many owners in order to produce high-quality retail signage for their stores.
In today's era of advanced printing technology, Signage... read more
The Male Mannequin - Should It Be Headless?
By: John Ronzel | Oct 30 2010
The male mannequin has been made in a heap of different styles for displaying male garments. But...
Should they have arms and legs?
What pose should they be displayed in?
Should they have... read more
Tips for Holiday Displays
By: Ron D. Maier | Oct 30 2010
The holidays can be a magical time for many people and for many retail stores. Not only do many stores make more profit during this time, but their displays... read more
Inventory Management Through the Holidays
By: John P. Garvey | Oct 26 2010
Managing your inventory can be a difficult task, especially during the holiday season. People want "instant gratification" when doing their holiday shopping, so it's important to have all... read more
How Displays Affect Pricing
By: John P. Garvey | Oct 26 2010
The displays in your store are an important piece of the retail puzzle. Customers' opinions are affected by everything that they see. You want to control what the customer thinks... read more
How to Deal With Retail Manager Burn Out
By: Mark T Fletcher | Oct 20 2010
Managing a retail business is a challenge in almost any situation. The opportunity for burn out of managers and owners is real every day regardless of business size. Often,... read more
Clothing Stores - How to Use Mannequins
By: Pamella Neely | Oct 9 2010
All good marketers know that images of people out-pull images of anything else 90% of the time. Mannequins may not be real people, but they are the next best... read more