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How to Increase Sales During the Slow Season

How to Increase Sales During the Slow Season

Now that the back-to-school rush is ending, it’s time to find ways to keep students coming to your store. Here are four ways to increase sales. Create a Holiday Instead of waiting until Thanksgiving or Christmas, plan a holiday unique to your store. Here are some national holidays to celebrate or create a holiday of … Continue reading

Best Practices for Retail Merchandising

Best Practices for Retail Merchandising

Visual merchandising plays a key role in your store. A strong display will lead customers to the right product and product placement can lead to impulse purchases. Check out these best practices to create a great in-store experience. Create a great window display Draw students to your store with a window display. Keep it fresh … Continue reading

Help Your Students Relax During Finals Week

Help Your Students Relax During Finals Week

The semester is about to wrap-up. You can pretty much feel your students’ stress levels the moment you see them. Help them de-stress with activities you can do in your store. For your students, especially first year students, their stress levels are at an all-time high. For some, the stress of being away from home … Continue reading

Sound Marketing

Sound Marketing

Have you ever been shopping in a store that doesn’t have music playing? Did it leave you feeling empty? How much did you purchase? Sound is everywhere, and when you’re in a moment without sound it can leave you feeling uneasy. It can often be the missing piece to driving sales in retail stores. Sound … Continue reading

Scent Marketing

Scent Marketing

What does your store smell like? Research has shown that customers are not necessarily interested in the way the product itself smells, rather they are more intrigued by the environment that the product is purchased in. In today’s competitive world, it’s important to keep your store ahead of the game. Some stores will utilize sensory … Continue reading