Tagged with best practices

How To: Make Your Store a Destination

How To: Make Your Store a Destination

With the convenience of online shopping on the rise, retailers need to get more creative about how they get people into their stores. A brick-and-mortar store isn’t about the products on the shelves anymore; now it’s all about the experience it provides. Offering discounts and sales may get students into your store, but it is … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: Social Media Sites Explained

Tips and Tricks: Social Media Sites Explained

Maintaining social media accounts can be challenging and it’s difficult to know what to post where. Since each social media site excels at a different function, the same post doesn’t work on every site. You have to play to that platform’s strength if you want your students to take notice and respond accordingly. Take a … Continue reading

2017 Marketing Trends to Focus on

2017 Marketing Trends to Focus on

As 2016 comes to a close, you’re probably wondering what’s trending for 2017 and maybe feeling a little overwhelmed. With the holidays approaching, products to order, and a business to run; that leaves limited time to explore what tactics you should really focus on for next year. This easy infographic gives you everything you need … Continue reading

Who is Generation C and how to connect with them

Who is Generation C and how to connect with them

Many of our marketing efforts have been tailored and dedicated to Millennials’ unique tastes and interests. However, we can no longer lump our customers into one group and call them the M-word. This group is becoming too narrow as more consumers are becoming digitally savvy.  There’s a key group that’s being overlooked and they’re called … Continue reading

15 Memorable Student Appreciation Ideas

15 Memorable Student Appreciation Ideas

With Thanksgiving just a week away we really start focusing on what we’re thankful for. Show your students some love not just during the holidays, but at any time of the year with these easy ways to say thank you. A personalized message or act of generosity can make your students feel special and put … Continue reading

Inside The Store of the Future

Inside The Store of the Future

Retail is changing like never before, with new technologies stores are starting to adopt the classic in-store experience. Office Depot has created their first “Store of the Future” in Nevada; this begs the question of what will stores of the future look like? The remodeled Office Depot features a modern layout as well as new … 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