Tagged with back-to-school

How To: Lay Out Your Store for Success

How To: Lay Out Your Store for Success

In your store, it’s important to create spaces where your students feel comfortable, whether they’re intently shopping or just killing time in-between classes. Often, a setback to brick-and-mortar shopping is the overwhelming experience students can have if the store is not laid out correctly. They may feel overstimulated walking into a crowded store with too … Continue reading

Overcoming the Overpriced Misconception

Overcoming the Overpriced Misconception

Your students are often under the impression that the campus store is overpriced, so they shop for their needs elsewhere. They believe that there is a higher margin on products which increases the prices and students think they have to go to off campus stores to get the best deal. Your students’ biggest hang-up can … Continue reading

Dorm essentials: What to bring to college

Dorm essentials: What to bring to college

Campus stores are the go to location for putting the finishing touches on a dorm room. The Douglas Stewart Company has all of the products you need to make your store the back-to-school destination. Make sure your staff is able to show customers the value of everyday products that make a big difference on campus. … Continue reading

10 Back-to-College Essentials

10 Back-to-College Essentials

It’s that time of year again; the back-to-college countdown begins. According to the National Retail Federation, college students and their families will spend nearly $46 billion, an average of $836.83 per family, on back-to-college supplies this year.1 Tight budgets are pushing college students to be more resourceful with their time and money. Students are looking … Continue reading