Retail News - Quarry Industry Marks Centenary with a Chatsworth Flower Show Garden

Although quarrying is often not seen as an un-environmentally friendly industry that relies on hard graft and conveyor belt supplies to run efficiently, the industry does have an essential role, not only in the UK, but also abroad. In recognition of this, the Institute of Quarrying, based in Chilwell, has teamed up with a Paul Harvey-Brookes, an award winning garden designer, and a team of students from Nottingham Trent University to create a garden for the Chatsworth Flower Show.

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Retail News - A Closer Look at the Impact of Brexit to Online Commerce: A Year Later

We’ve reviewed many of the potential impacts of Brexit in recent months, and as the government is about to set plans in motion and start the process of UK leaving the EU, there are a lot of potential repercussions, especially for businesses who are trading cross-borders. Additionally, the same issues are affecting customers of online stores, mainly those who are shopping from international retailers.

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Retail News - 4 Home Decoration Trends to Watch in 2017

Home decoration trends change every year, sometimes even multiple times in one year. Suddenly, what was fashionable just a few months ago is out of style. According to home decor curators Nathan+Jac, this rapid change can be attributed to two factors.

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Retail News - Why Retail Staff Training Is Essential

In retail, a huge amount of the success of a store can be attributed to how competent the staff running it are. Having good staff helping customers, working on the point of sale, and keeping the store stocked and well presented helps customers. It makes them feel like they are getting a great service, and that the store is one they want to keep coming back to.

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Retail News - Fighting Overheads: How to Keep Costs Down

The retail market is one of the most competitive markets today. Aside from competition between retailers of different sizes, offline retailers must also compete with online stores and open warehouses. One of the best-known ways to stay competitive is by keeping costs at a minimum; especially overhead costs.

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Retail News - Cost-effective Ways to Build Your Retailing Brand

Are you focusing enough on building your retail business’s brand? It's an important business exercise that can pay off handsomely if it's done in the right way. However, branding a retail business can be expensive and some branding projects don't always achieve the desired results. Despite this, there are many ways you can reach out to your shoppers and customers and build a brand you can be proud of in an affordable way.

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Retail News - An Informative Look at the Office 365 Security Best Practices for Your Business

Microsoft Office 365 ensures forward-thinking companies can always benefit from the latest versions of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, not to mention updated Exchange Online, OneDrive, Yammer and Skype for Business.

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Retail News - Ways to Keep Your E-commerce Stock Organized

Everyone who runs a business dealing with physical goods needs a system in place to keep that stock organized. Keeping stock organized saves time, saves money, and saves frustration.
If this is the first time you’ve dipped your toe into e-commerce, use the following tips to help you set up an efficient stockroom.

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Retail News - What does the Future Hold for the Global Scales Market?

The weighing scale is a piece of equipment that is relevant in all processes in the supply chain. Right from the manufacturer to the retail stores, products’ weights have to be measured.
It is therefore not surprising that the industrial weighing equipment industry is projected to grow exponentially in the years to come. But what are the major trends that will drive this projected growth?

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Retail News - What Retailers Can Learn from Physicians Incentive Plans

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.

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