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The psychological profile of the sales assistant

If you conduct a survey of retail business executives and ask what the main problem is now, then the answer "Where to find and how to keep good sellers" will certainly be included in the top three answers. Expert SR Evgeny Danchev ...
12.10.2021 1036

Extremist buyers. Who are they and how to work with them?

The topic of interaction between the buyer and the seller has been studied since the inception of exchange and commodity-money relations. Today we will talk about a phenomenon that has arisen relatively recently and is a "sore point" in many companies - about purchasing ...
05.10.2021 2237

Technical aspects of display space and current trends in its design

Showcase creation and decoration is a whole art. In order for the display part of your store to work 100%, you need to carefully think it over conceptually and prepare it technically. SR expert in visual merchandising, shop window design and ...
16.09.2021 1405

Truth and myths about TikTok. The five most common misconceptions about this unique social network

TikTok has become a striking phenomenon both among B2C users and among business representatives who seek to sell their product to this very audience. And, of course, it instantly became overgrown with myths and speculation! The purpose of this article is to separate the truth from ...
06.07.2021 2205

Design rules for a shoe and accessories store

When you visit shoe stores, as a client, do you pay attention to how the sales area is arranged: where is the checkout, where is the fitting area and is there enough of this area inside the store or there is a line of those who want to try on shoes, but not ...
31.05.2021 5036

Pandemic-influenced visual merchandising transformation for shoe and accessories store

The pandemic and quarantine restrictions have led to global changes in all areas, including fashion retail. New conditions require adaptation. The client's solvency and behavior have changed significantly during the pandemic, the format ...
25.05.2021 3826

User generated content as a way to promote and increase sales

The topic of filling a commercial profile, it would seem, has already been studied far and wide. At the same time, there are a lot of faceless, similar and boring accounts in the online space. Accidentally getting on such pages, you quickly flip through them, and if suddenly and ...
12.05.2021 2874

How to form an assortment of shoes so that the ratio of basic and fashion models is optimal

In the previous issue in this section, we wrote about what influences the formation of the optimal assortment of a shoe store, and how to draw up a perfectly balanced assortment matrix. In this issue, SR expert on assortment ...
27.04.2021 4530

Shoe business management in 2021: what to look for

The past year was a shock for most, a new starting point, the beginning of the end or a complete transformation of the retail business. One of the main results - 2020 literally pushed online retail, intensive digitalization of sales channels, ...
27.04.2021 4961

Pop up presentation

Pop up store is a successful format in fashion retail, which is predicted to strengthen, flourish and new forms in the medium term. The emergence of the pop up store concept in the fashion industry is credited with the Japanese luxury brand of clothing, footwear and ...
02.04.2021 4044

The main mistakes in assortment planning, and how to avoid them?

Today, the entire fashion business chooses a strategy for the development of analytics and planning. Almost every businessman is faced with the need to analyze their inventory balances, choose commercially successful models and optimize their own ...
27.02.2021 3472

Instagram content ideas

The topic of filling a commercial profile, it would seem, has already been studied far and wide. At the same time, there are a lot of faceless, similar and boring accounts in the online space. Accidentally getting on such pages, you quickly flip through them, and if suddenly and ...
25.02.2021 6131

How does mystery shopping help expose the gaps in your store's service?

Today, the lack of quality service and a customer-oriented atmosphere in the store is bad manners. Companies that did not care about their customers, did not think about their feelings and emotions before, during and after shopping - ...
19.01.2021 4701

Marketing for a retail shoe store. How to incentivize customers to buy with gifts

In this article, SR expert, business coach Evgeny Danchev talks about how to conduct a marketing campaign that will be equally profitable for both the company and ...
19.01.2021 6216

Top trends in shoe store window dressing this fall and this winter

Autumn-winter season 2020/21 for fashion retail is special, which we will remember for a long time. Almost all companies were forced to revise their budgets - they cut current spending, cut costs as much as possible. AND,…
30.11.2020 10675

How to turn leftovers into a commercial assortment

In the coming seasons, the fashion market in general, and the footwear segment in particular, will expect an excess of models that are not relevant, from previous seasons. However, it is necessary to treat the inventory, which turned out to be in excess at the end of the spring of 2020, not as illiquid assets, ...
20.10.2020 10284

What changes are needed to make the work of sales staff and line managers more effective?

The results of shoe sales are now influenced by the factor of deferred demand: two and a half months of self-isolation is a very long period for buyers. Any market or consumption model of people on it is a system, and by all the properties of systems, they ...
13.10.2020 9968

How to sell related products to a shoe store in the post-pandemic period?

Related products are an obligatory component of the assortment set of a shoe store. Accessories, insoles, shoe care products will surely add variety to store shelves and bring joy to your customers. When ...
21.09.2020 12043

When to close the store? Or change the location with a reduction in retail space?

Against the backdrop of store closures during the pandemic and even greater growth in online sales channels, the question of the efficiency of retail space can no longer be ignored. Moreover, no one - not small businesses, not industry giants. Expert SR and our regular contributor ...
21.09.2020 14052

The merchandising system in the new era: what needs to be changed in the shoe retail business?

A visual merchandising system can help a store stay in the market even during the most difficult times. SR expert in merchandising and store design Marina Polkovnikova gives the top 5 things to do as soon as your ...
17.08.2020 9832
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