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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

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

Video Advertising is Easier Than You Think

Video Advertising is Easier Than You Think

Embrace the power of video, online shoppers who view video are 1.8x more likely to make a purchase. Video has even more influence on buying power when viewed on mobile. Video’s influence on purchases is 18% on mobile devices. Using video publishing tools like Instagram or YouTube helps your store share it’s brand store. So … Continue reading

Trend or Fad? Predicting Trends Before They Happen

Trend or Fad? Predicting Trends Before They Happen

Whether campuses are public or private, two-year or four-year, residential or commuter, higher education is constantly changing. Technology consistently changes at speeds faster then institutions can keep up with. As students arrive on campus they are equipped year after year with the latest tablet, smartphone, smartwatch, laptop, or insert trending tech item here. We want … Continue reading

Mission Statements: How to Make Your Store Stand Out

Mission Statements: How to Make Your Store Stand Out

Your store, marketing, staff, and products are always communicating. Although your store and your products cannot actually talk to your customers, they can communicate a message just as well as your marketing and staff. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” These lyrics to George Harrison’s song “Any Road” … Continue reading