With the temporary closure of brick and mortar locations worldwide, online and social sales channels have become critical to the survival of every retail business literally overnight. The Accumula Team is here to help.
Your biggest purchasers and most vocal brand advocates play a huge role in growing your customer base, so it makes sense to try to attract as many of these ideal customers as possible. Here are some tips to get the ball rolling.
Launching a boutique is hard work, and growing the business is even harder. But there are great tools out there that will simplify your workload and help you accomplish more in less time—even if you’re starting out as a one-person operation.
We may live in an omnichannel world, but more than 80 percent of retail sales still happen offline. Make brick and mortar your secret weapon by unlocking offline data to drive smarter and more relevant marketing.
If you can offer a rewarding in-store experience, your boutique brand can compete with anybody. If you can distinguish yourself from the rest of the pack, you’ll be one giant leap closer to realizing your empire.
By adopting useful technology in the five areas of eCommerce, POS, accounting, marketing automation, and music, you can save time and energy on the business side and deliver a better experience for your customers. Win-win.
Starting a boutique business takes passion and perseverance. But new retail technology makes it easier than ever before to offer a customer experience that rivals or even beats what more established brands can offer.
Marketing and advertising may get customers to visit your store, but brand loyalty is what will keep them coming back. The most valuable customer is the one who makes repeat purchases and becomes a brand evangelist for your company.
The more you can unify your online, in-store, and backoffice processes, the better your customer experience will be. When activities and information are disconnected from one another, it comes through in the final product, and your customers are left holding the bag—and not in a good way.
The retail world is changing fast, and it won’t slow down anytime soon. New technologies and shopping habits are challenging brands of all sizes to keep up with new customer expectations. The good news is that retail is still the place to be. In May 2019, U.S. retailers generated 3.1 percent year-over-year sales growth. (more…)
When you’re just getting your business off the ground, the best point-of-sale (POS) solution is the one that makes life easiest for the store associate—and the one that fits your tight operating budget, of course. (more…)