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Internet shopping, what stops some customers from buying online?
Although Online Shopping or internet shopping is Popular, Some UK Consumers are still uncomfortable Shopping Online It cannot be denied that the online shopping trends and consumer trends have grown a lot as of late. Continue Reading
Planning visual merchandising – retail displays
Visual Merchandising Plan Before you embark on a new display or store layout, have a plan in mind. Below is a 4 step plan, we also have a more thorough plan, with links to support Continue Reading
Free – The price of free.
Free is not another price and is not a zero price either. Interestingly, you cannot buy something for free. We get an emotional charge when something is free. It is very hard to truly comprehend, Continue Reading
Choosing the right promotion to put in your hotspots
Retail consultant Corin Birchall offers advice on choosing the right merchandise or offer for your promotional hotspot. In this exercise we are going to introduce three different types of promotion to demonstrate a series Continue Reading
36 small retailer hacks to increase sales today.
Need a sales boost? Retail Consultant and small business expert Corin Birchall offers 36 tips and tricks to turn a bad day around. Every business has good and bad days. We teach our clients to Continue Reading
Increase the number of Repeat Customers with these helpful tips
Retail expert Corin Birchall shares tips on increasing the number of repeat customers. If you are looking for ways to generate more business, you should think of your previous and current customers as potential brand Continue Reading
What music should you play in-store this Halloween?
I have written a number of articles on using music in-store, to engage and excite customers emotionally, read some of them here. Today we think about music for Halloween. What music should you play Continue Reading
Stimulating the Senses: Sight
Sight is a sense that retailers frequently focus on. Examples of sight stimulus retailers use are: Clear signage Different coloured walkways Exciting and enticing displays TV and media screens Bright lights Colour blocking These types Continue Reading
Social media tips and tricks for retailers
We recently ran a workshop on social media for retailers, with tips and tricks to make the most of the various platforms, to drive engagement and turnover. Below are some of the useful resources from Continue Reading
How to create the perfect display: Visual Merchandising 8x step plan.
As many as 70% of our buying decisions are believed to be influenced at the point of purchase/display. Visual Merchandising can impact on a retail and leisure business in terms of the customer experience, if delivered Continue Reading
This presentation has been a real eye opener for me. I have taken lots of notes and will be taking a lots of ideas on board
Inspirational, imaginative ideas that are practical and easy to implement. Thought provoking, lots of positive, useful, do-able ideas.
Very revealing creating alot of self analysis.
Extremely useful reinforcement that we are doing most things OK! and some excellent new ideas. Love the takings calendar.
Lively and engaging – very useful and though provoking.
Excellent workshop, motivational and positive outlook. Realistic, practical tips.
Certainly made me reflect on what and why! I am currently doing in my business. Will start my actions tomorrow 1. change my music.
Very interesting informative. The best one i’ve been on.
Excellent! Common sense, delivered in an entertaining way. Several “Light Bulb” moments.
Taught me that simple changes can make a big difference.