3 Ways to Rethink Your Store and Thrive

3 Ways to Rethink Your Store and Thrive

In today’s challenging retail landscape, ask yourself how you stand out in a sea of competitors that are trying to do the same. Retailers have to reframe their way of thinking to keep up with the demand of shoppers in the digital era. You must clearly define your store’s purpose with students to be successful. … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from DSC!

Happy Holidays from DSC!

Happy Holidays from The Douglas Stewart Company! We will not be publishing a blog this week, but we’ll be back in the first week of January. See our website dstewart.com for more information on our holiday hours. Season’s greetings and best wishes for success in 2018! Sincerely, The Douglas Stewart Company

What’s Trending: Smart Mirrors

What’s Trending: Smart Mirrors

Smart mirrors may be the future of dressing rooms, since they provide many perks to both customers and store associates. Shoppers can choose from a multitude of features, like being able to adjust the lighting, choose a different language, and request a different size or color. The mirror can also scan what they are currently … Continue reading

Discover the Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Discover the Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

With the overwhelming amount of content out there, it’s enough to make your head spin. Coupled with an overflowing inbox, it’s hard to know what posts to pay attention to. Luckily for you, we’ve been tracking our blog posts all year. We’ve figured out what the key topics are, so you don’t have to. Catch … Continue reading

How To: Implement Consistent Customer Service

How To: Implement Consistent Customer Service

Consistency is powerful and it defines the type of experience students will have when they shop in your store. Now more than ever, students are shopping in brick-and-mortar stores solely because of the experience they get there. Remember, your employees are the face of your store and ultimately can control the type of interactions students … Continue reading

The Value of Students as Brand Ambassadors

The Value of Students as Brand Ambassadors

Campus stores need to balance revenue while supporting the affordability of students and it is often perceived that the store’s products and textbooks are overpriced. To combat this misconception, utilize your student workers as brand ambassadors. Although your store needs to make profit, be transparent about where that profit is going. Show employees how that … Continue reading