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Holiday [Shopping] Traditions 2020

Holiday [Shopping] Traditions 2020

Shop safe, and shop early The NRF recently released its annual consumer holiday survey claiming that consumers are starting their holiday shopping earlier this year. And it makes complete sense, at the start of COVID hitting the US hard this year, many consumers saw huge delays on the products they were ordering online. Even physical … Continue reading

Maximizing Reduced Space in Your Retail Store

Maximizing Reduced Space in Your Retail Store

To help with social distancing, you’ve likely had to remove some merchandising displays and shelves from your store. Here are some tips from NACS for maximizing your reduced space. If you need any help determining how to merchandise your store, please reach out to your DSC Account Manger who can provide some tips and tricks. … Continue reading

Helping Students Adjust to Campus Living

Helping Students Adjust to Campus Living

Transitioning to college and living on your own can be intimidating for college freshmen. Many students have relied on their parents to make meals, wake them up, and create their schedule. Now students must figure ‘Adulting’ out on their own. On top of trying to figure out how to take care of themselves, students likely … Continue reading

Tech Talk: Qi Standard Wireless Charging Explained

Tech Talk: Qi Standard Wireless Charging Explained

Wireless charging is becoming more widespread as consumers upgrade their technology. You’ve probably heard of Qi standard wireless charging but might be confused about what exactly it is. Let’s dive into Qi standard. First off, did you know Qi is pronounced “Chee”? That’s right! This standard derived from the Chinese word meaning air, material energy, … Continue reading

2020 Back-to-School Spending Trends

2020 Back-to-School Spending Trends

Even with the uncertainty of returning to campus and the possibility of students taking the year off, college spending is expected to increase according to National Retail Federation. While back-to-school spending is expected to increase, NRF is anticipating consumers will shop at fewer places. It’s estimated that students and families will spend $1,059.20 on average … Continue reading

Tips for Using Emojis and Hashtags on Social Media

Tips for Using Emojis and Hashtags on Social Media

With most businesses using social media, your posts can get lost. A great way to catch your viewers’ interest is with hashtags and emojis. Make sure you aren’t overusing them though. Below are recommendations for how many hashtags and emojis to use in your post for each social media platform.