Building a Retail Business Step by Step

| April 17, 2017

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The PopUp Business School was built by Simon Paine and Alan Donegan to help people make money or build businesses doing what they love. For the last 7 years we have travelled around the UK helping people to build websites for free, find customers and discover news ways they can make money.

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Article | March 26, 2020

Manufacturers are facing a retail armageddon and need to find new ways of driving sales direct or squeezing as much as possible through the ecommerce platforms of their partners. Pivoting to a DTC business is not a quick fix and for many brands, their own ecommerce sites are just not fit for purpose or the budgets are not available to drive the qualified traffic through to purchase. That inevitably leaves a greater focus on driving sales through third party ecommerce sites. The ecommerce penetration rates vary massively from sector to sector and while they have been growing strongly, they have to date made up a relatively small percentage of online sales. Traditional retail still contributes significantly to the bulk of all purchases.

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How retailers can be ready for busy sales seasons with proactive maintenance

Article | March 26, 2020

In the retail industry, holiday shopping accounts for about 20 percent of annual sales. In the final few weeks of the year, it’s easy for retailers to feel overwhelmed with not only an influx of shoppers but the added pressure of needing to tie up loose ends before January 1st. These weeks can make or break the year and creating a positive customer experience that’s memorable is essential for continued success. For this reason, retailers need to strive for 100 percent Brand Uptime in order to meet customer expectations, maximize sales and revenue, and deliver a positive customer experience. The preparation must have an omnichannel focus. It starts with digital realms such as ensuring your website can handle the influx of visitors in the weeks leading up to the new year as well as the months following. But for most retailers, the key factor will be how well they prepare brick-and-mortar stores for increased inventory and foot traffic.

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Amazon could win big in the post-coronavirus retail economy

Article | March 26, 2020

Pundits are already speculating about the post-coronavirus culture and economy. Among the lasting, potential changes are more diversified supply chains, the mainstreaming of online education, more companies embracing work from home, stricter hygiene rules for restaurants and hotels (that survive) and other public places. And beyond all that, a great deal more online shopping. Unlike any other single event in our lives perhaps, the coronavirus and related economic fallout have the potential to massively shift U.S. consumer buying patterns. For the several years before the virus, we were seeing store closures and retail bankruptcies — the so-called retail apocalypse. That will be exacerbated and accelerated by the coronavirus and impending recession.

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Top 6 Best Retail POS Systems For 2020

Article | March 26, 2020

A retail POS system is a system that includes customer display, barcode scanner, receipt printer, cash drawer, monitor, computer, and debit/credit card reader. POS systems offer the functionalities of CRM to interact with the customers or integration with an existing CRM system, sending of email & text messages, loyalty reward program, updating contact records, and functions for setting an appointment.

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