Holiday Retail Sales 2020: 5 Winning Strategies

Retail in 2020 has already been unconventional, to say the least. The holiday season will be no different. Brands that plan ahead and adapt to retailers’ own holiday strategies will come out ahead on sales. There is reason to be optimistic about consumer spending this quarter, as retail sales have increased by an average of

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Holiday 2020: How to Win Sales and Influence Shoppers

2020 will go down in history as the year of unexpected and unwelcome news. However, one surprising bright spot was that retail sales did not plummet. Year over year, general retail sales actually rose by 2.7% and grocery sales skyrocketed by a whopping 12.6% annual increase. These trends leave most cautiously optimistic that 2020’s holiday

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How to Build an All-Star Retail Services Support Network

Many successful brands rely on outside resources to provide key marketing and retail services. They build an all-star retail partner network, creating multiple levers to drive sales. Whether it is building promotional displays, printing point of sales graphics, creating stand-out packaging, or in-store execution, you need a solid team that you can trust to execute

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs About RMS Do you have a question about RMS’ services? We’re here to answer them. If you don’t see your question below, please contact us here to let us know. What services does RMS provide? General Services – Offered at all of our retail partners. Endcap and Display Management Instant Redeemable Coupons (IRCs) ISM

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How to Avoid and Reduce Phantom Inventory

Phantom inventory plagues retailers and brands alike. Brands need to know what phantom inventory is and how to avoid it. What is Phantom Inventory? Phantom inventory happens when your products appear to be available at a retail store within a retailer’s inventory system but are actually missing or out-of-stock. When you think that your products

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Excess Inventory

The holiday shopping frenzy will wind down soon and retailers will be left with all the inventory that didn’t find a new home this year. Or at least, not yet. Despite the best efforts of retailers and brands, inventory supply never aligns perfectly with consumer demand. Either it is underestimated how much inventory is needed

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What is Visual Merchandising?

Anyone who has ever walked into a retail store has seen visual merchandising at work. Visual merchandising is a marketing practice that uses floor plans, color, lighting, displays, technology, and other elements to attract customer attention. Its ultimate purpose is to use the retail space to generate more sales.

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This spring, let your products shine

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?

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