4 Keys to Creating a Thriving Company Culture

Company culture can either boost or break a business. Positive culture can rejuvenate and motivate, while negative culture may increase employee turnover and decrease overall productivity at work. All of this can lead to loss of business. Creating a secure and safe environment in the workplace can go a long way in nurturing a company’s…

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Quick Shortcuts to Maximize Back-to-School Sales

Did you know that back-to-school is the longest shopping season in the United States? Many retailers don’t recognize this important fact, however eMarketer reports that customers actually shop for back-to-school goods from July to September, meaning the beginning of the back-to-school shopping season is right around the corner. Fortunately, if you get a head start…

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Lightspeed Launches Integrated iOS Solution with Intuit QuickBooks Online and Planday

June 20, 2018 (Montreal, QC) – Lightspeed, a powerful cloud point-of-sale system has teamed up with financial software provider Intuit QuickBooks Online, and workforce management platform Planday to bring a full-suite of powerful iOS apps to businesses in the retail and restaurant space, empowering them to grow and thrive. Together, these three Apple Mobility Partners…

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Prepared to be Disrupted: IBM Shares How Online Sellers Can Stay Competitive at Retail Global in Australia

Featuring over 100 industry leaders, 1000+ attendees and an abundance of education-rich insight specific to online sellers and e-commerce at large, Retail Global took place this past May in Gold Coast, Australia. Headlining their main stage with an opening keynote session was Russell Scherwin – IBM’s Chief Marketing Officer for Watson Commerce – who discussed five…

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5 Tips for Keeping Stores Safe for Children

Contributed by Aaron Stamm, Retail Specialist at Acuity Insurance. For parents, it’s difficult enough shopping with young children without having to worry about what they could get into or uncertain conditions that could lead to harm. Here are some tips retailers can use to keep their stores inviting to families, kid friendly, and safe. Change…

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10 Quick Tips to Excel in Brick & Mortar Retail

Thanks to technology and consumer demands, the realities of retail are changing rapidly. Yet, despite the rapid pace of retail evolution, brick and mortar retailers have the opportunity to lean on old-fashioned techniques to help their stores thrive while incorporating new strategies to help strengthen their business operations. Curious how your store can be among…

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Try-Before-You-Buy: Keeping Up With Amazon Wardrobe

By Derek O’Carroll, CEO, Brightpearl. Amazon launched its try-before-you-buy (TBYB) service last year, a program which allows shoppers to order and try clothes without paying first. Initially an invite-only Prime Wardrobe move, Amazon is now extending the service to all prime members. Some see this as a shot across the bow to similar TBYB service…

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