In the world of retail, it is always the bottom line that counts. A retailer, in extremely simplistic terms, needs to make more than they are spending. Although this seems to be an obvious statement, why do so many retailers go bankrupt each and every year? Obviously, they are not selling products fast enough or for the right price and without the benefit of Financial Recovery Systems like insurance providers have access to, there is no easy way to audit and measure outcomes in order to recover overpayments to save a dying business. Here are a few things retailers could learn from Physician Incentive Plans which are commonly utilized by insurance providers to award medical providers for a cost-effective job well done.
It is a common mistake that many first time business owners make. They become so focused on making sales and providing excellent customer support that they forget one important aspect for retail success: the packaging. However, many start-ups have discovered, sometimes the hard way, that product packaging is crucial to making sure the products are not only safe on your shelves, but also that they arrive safely in the hands of your customers.
When we think about digital marketing in general, the terms email marketing, social media marketing, influencer marketing, etc. come to mind; but what about the very strategies which we use to implement them? When was the last time you devised a unique approach to your promotional attempts that wasn’t something every other business was doing as well? If you can’t think of such a recent moment of creativity, it might be time to hire Click Intelligence to find that innovative edge which you need for your next marketing campaign. In the meantime, take a look at some of these amazing ad campaigns that became successful solely because of the unconventional thinking behind their creations.
As crime levels increase in certain areas of the country so does the general public’s level of anxiety that they will become the next victim. This trend is clearly reflected in the rise in demand for home security systems. A new report has shown that the video surveillance market in America is steadily increasing and is likely to reach $42 billion in the next two years, with a similar increase on a slightly smaller level in the UK.
Bed! A word which means so much more than the practical definition of a place to simply lay your head at the end of a busy day. Comfort, luxury, even decadence are much better adjectives to describe what is after all the key piece of all the bedroom furniture purchased.
Considering the average person spends one third of their life in bed, choosing something to sleep on is one of the most important furniture buying decisions you will make. It makes sense then to invest wisely, choosing a bed which is both durable and aesthetically pleasing; after all it is the focal point of your bedroom.
Fawaz Abdulaziz Al Hokair & Co appoints Atul Singh as new Chief Executive Officer effective 1st April 2017, as Alhokair Fashion Retail continues to consolidate its position as the largest fashion retailer in the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and the Caucasus region.
Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last few years, you will probably have heard the words cyber security in the news on an increasingly frequent basis. If you work in a large business then you may perform regulatory training to ensure that your company is complying with regulations when it comes to protecting data. Or if you are an IT professional, then cyber security is probably something that has increasingly become important for your business and this has been reflected in the focus of your department.
In today’s modern age, we instinctively rely on search engines – and the internet as a whole – whenever we need anything. We search for a nearby restaurant using Google Maps. We buy groceries from Amazon with a push of a button. We even use apps to hail rides or gain access to entertainment.
While there has been a growing concern over consumer privacy, there are some regulations that are a bit over the top. According to Bernd Leukert of SAP, German software company, the new EU privacy laws will only stifle economic growth because the smallest infraction could cost startups big. He feels that they have gone more than a bit overboard on trying to protect the privacy of consumers and although businesses agree that more should be done to protect private data, the solutions the EU are mandating will most likely put a huge number of startups out of business before they even get a solid foothold in the markets.
Many companies make the huge mistake of getting customers to their website, getting them to buy something and then almost forgetting about them until the next sale starts. An old way to make sales is to discount products and send out emails to tell your customers all about the awesome offers you have just put online.
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