Have you decided which products you are selling at your new retail store? With so many to choose from and the risk of failure at the helm, this decision can be taxing and feel overwhelming. The right products can catapult your business into profit, but the wrong ones can derail your earnings plans and set you back considerably.
Starting a new venture should be exciting, however, so to help you feel more at ease, consider the following tips while making your final product decisions.
Your marketing doesn’t stop once guests arrive at your restaurant door. The experience they have from the moment they walk in to the moment they leave will determine whether or not they come back, and what experience they will share with others, whether positive or negative.
If you want to eliminate the potential of receiving negative feedback, and "wow" your guests instead, here are four ways to improve the customer experience at your restaurant.
Servicing automobiles is not exactly a glamorous business. Consumers don’t clamor to visit your shop nor desire to do business with you, and if they need to contact you, they are likely not in a great mood. Because of this, you need to connect with customers as much as possible to keep your brand top of mind. So when that fateful day comes when they do need car maintenance, they will know exactly who to call.
Here are some ways you can stay connected with clients:
Do you know what your customers think about your products and brand? Do they connect with you and your offerings? Is there anything they would change or improve? If you don’t know the answers to these questions you may be losing sales—or worse—heading down a trail of customer dissatisfaction and disloyalty.
It may feel like autumn in the air as leaves are beginning to change and Halloween costumes, ghosts and goblins are hanging in store displays. But to savvy holiday consumers, the fall is more than just a time to rake leaves and go trick or treating.
College students can sometimes feel lost in a large campus environment, especially if they are new to university life. As a student services professional, you can intervene by helping students feel more comfortable and acclimated to their environment so students can reach their full potential.
Are you struggling to attract more foot traffic to your store? Are your current ads failing to generate a return on your investment? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you might want to try location-based advertising (LBA).
Getting voters’ attention and keeping engagement high during an election is easy. But, once the votes are cast, and the hoopla dies down, constituents return to their everyday lives—and engagement falters. How can you get your constituents to engage with you long after the ballots are closed, and the votes are tallied? How can you figure out what they think so you can best serve them and tackle important issues?
Home is where the heart is and it’s also where people feel most comfortable. When guests stay at your hotel, they are disconnected from these comforts so the more you can make them feel “at home” the more favorable their stay—which results in repeat visits and word-of-mouth recommendations.
To savvy retailers, fall means more than breaking out the pumpkins and sipping warm apple cider. Children are back in school and the season is rife with new starts which are always accompanied by new consumer purchases. The fall season is the start of a promotional jackpot extending all the way until Christmas.
If you want to take advantage of this seasonal high, here are some retail marketing strategies to amp up your fall advertising campaigns.