Retail News - Team Building Tips for Retail Businesses

The retail sector is often misunderstood, as many people believe that it is a cut-throat and competitive business where everyone is competing for the top level sales position. But in reality, retail is one of the biggest industries practiced in team morale. Team work is a vital attribute to the success of everyone in the company, without a cohesive team, the entire stack of cards can come tumbling down. If you are a manager or team leader in a retail establishment, brick-and-mortar or online, it is important that you understand the importance of building a team.

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Retail News - IBM Research Develops 3 Bit Per Cell Memory Technology

Developers at IBM Research have for the first time demonstrated the ability to store 3 bits per cell by leveraging advancements in a new type of memory technology called phase-change memory (PCM). This breakthrough means that PCM could become the dominant chip type in the near future, replacing the current best sellers at leading memory outlets like Offtek. Surprisingly, the team at IBM didn't just prove that 3 bits per cell is possible, they also tested the chip under high temperatures and found that it still ran reliably even after millions of write cycles.

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Retail News - Onsite vs Remote Security Monitoring – Which Does Your Small Business Need

Most business owners and directors know they need some sort of security, whether it is remote CCTV monitoring or onsite security guards around the clock. The problem is, for some businesses, based on where they are located and the type of work they do, the big question is what type of security would best meet their needs? If you are on the fence trying to decide which type of security would offer the protection you need, there are a few main points to consider.

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Retail News - 21st Century Technology Every Business Should Consider

Have you ever stopped to wonder what company directors and business owners from the latter part of the 20th Century would have thought if they could have been transported forward in time to the world as it is today?

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Retail News - Making the Most of the 8 Hour Work Day

Going to work can be a chore and I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that. Some jobs are a joy to get up every morning and do, whereas some are just there to give you enough money to buy food and you don’t really care about anything.

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Retail News - How Retailers Can Benefit by Providing High Quality Training

A business that invests in its employees has a much greater chance of succeeding than an organization that neglects its workers. The world’s leading business owners and decision makers realize how important this is and spend a huge amount of time and resources on this activity. Below are some of the obvious benefits for retailers who train their staff members properly.

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Retail News - Three Essential Factors of a Startup Business Website

Starting a business in today’s day and age often means largely relying on digital technology. Startups in all industries can definitely benefit from a business website and online presence, thanks to the sharp increase in customers who are turning to the web to find company information, make enquiries and purchase products and services. Rather than an extra luxury, a business website is now something that is essential to startups of all sizes and industries, and can be crucial to success. Here are just some of the most vital component that every business website should have.

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Retail News - 4 Tips for Contractors Trying to Land More Clients and Projects

Sitting around and waiting for people to call is not a strategy that will produce optimal results, especially if you're in desperate need of new clients or projects. While passive advertisement certainly has its place, any contractor actively seeking new work should be taking an aggressive approach after establishing a few fundamentals that will make their services more appealing to prospects.

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Retail News - Why Major UK Retailers Still Love TV Advertising

Advertising has changed a whole lot in the modern age, with TV advertising perceived to have lost a lot of its power. There are a few reasons for this – the rise in cheaper and more targeted advertising methods online, along with changes in the ways people actually watch television that make skipping ads easier being the primary ones. If you don't currently have the option to record and watch TV how you want to, or to watch shows on demand, it is as easy as calling a Sky contact number to make the change, and more and more people are doing just that and being exposed to less TV advertising.

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Retail News - How the furniture retail market is performing

As with every corner of the commercial marketplace, online retailers are having an impact on sales of domestic and industrial furnishings. Last year, retail commentators noted that many were doing this by opening physical stores to augment the online trading via their virtual shops. An improving housing market appears to have prompted growth in the furniture industry, with the Office of National Statistics (ONS) recording increases in both the quantity of lighting and furniture products sold (23.4 per cent) and the total spend (22.4 per cent) year on year in 2014.

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