In-store retail execution during the holiday season can feel like a high-stakes video game. Goal 1: order the right amount of inventory based on predictions. Goal 2: get inventory to the shelves. Goal 3: make sure the inventory on the shelf is set according to the planogram and is priced correctly. Goal 4: get inventory
As we approach key store resets and promotions for back-to-college and upcoming seasonal sets, it is important to keep the basics in mind – getting your set right from the beginning prepares you for an entire season of successful sales. Businesses face new challenges from a strained labor market and inflation. It is important to
Scan-based trading (SBT) has seen an uptick in popularity, with many retailers seeing it as an approach to increase their stability. As retailers continue to look upon scan-based trading as a favorable stocking strategy, there is a growing opportunity for direct-to-consumer businesses and emerging brands to take advantage. SBT can be a great way for
Having a retail merchandising partner is one of the best ways to maximize in-store sales in 2022. In another year of retail uncertainty with rising inflation, increasing consumer uncertainty, and lingering supply chain issues, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to how inventory is moving in and out of your brick-and-mortar retail partners.
How much does visual merchandising really impact sales? Turns out, a lot. Even with the rise in online shopping and curbside delivery, in-store shopping at physical retail locations isn’t going away anytime soon and brands would be well-served to make sure their brick-and-mortar merchandising strategies and plans are solid. Let’s dive into why it’s so
Despite an increasingly online world, in-store retail purchases are still thriving, making in-store execution crucial to suppliers’ success. Merchandising partners, like Retail Merchandising Services (RMS) can help brands make sure that their in-store inventory is stocked, set, and priced correctly to maximize sales. Why engage a third-party merchandiser though? Shouldn’t the inventory be taken care
As we enter 2022, retail brands that want to be successful in another year of change will pay extra attention to their supply chain, in-store audits and resets, and the impact of the labor shortage has on their inventory. 2022 Retail Trends The challenges that plagued 2020 and 2021, like supply chain issues and a
We’ve never been more excited about a back-to-school retail season. After 2020’s constant back and forth of students going into school, or not, we’re thrilled that classrooms are able to safely open back up. It’s hard to tell who’s more excited: students or parents. But regardless of who’s more anxious to get out of the
March is here, which means the spring and summer holidays are just around the corner. We want to hear from YOU! What are the best spring holiday strategies you’ve seen? Do you have a display that just knocked your socks off?
Audit can be a scary word but it shouldn’t be. An audit takes a look at something you do and assesses whether it’s working, or not. In retail, there are 3 main types of audits: Market Audit – typically done through a survey, this measures brand sentiment & your competition. This is helpful to understand