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Looking to Improve Store Efficiency? The Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Welcome to a follow-up blog post on how to leverage an earned hours model to improve store performance. Today we’ll focus on how to address the gap between what a store is earning and its actual performance.
Transform From Position to Task-Based Scheduling

Shifting Mindsets From Position Level to Labor Task Scheduling

Scheduling can be simple to understand; however, scheduling optimization grows in complexity with every variable. Read about one supermarket manager’s transformative transition from position-based to task-based scheduling.
Crowding, Queuing and Profitability

Crowding, Queuing and Their Relationship With Profitability

Reducing customer wait time at the front end equals profits, but few retailers maximize the relationship between in-store queues and customer expectations. We examine crowding and ways to improve flow throughout the store.
Store efficiency follow the rainbow

Looking to Improve Store Efficiency? Just Follow the Rainbow

With limited resources, no labor management team can personally visit every store. How can you easily determine how well your labor model is working across the chain or identify any stores with significant operational issues? An earned hours program is the right place to start.
Food for Thought Food Safety Solutions

Food for Thought: Can Your Food Safety Solution Do This?

Grocery retailers must protect against foodborne illness, but few food safety solutions provide the long-term flexibility to continuously drive risk out of their fresh and prepared foods business. What capabilities are critical?
Store Recovery

Store Recovery: Dealing With the Necessary Evil

Store recovery can account for as much as 40 percent of sales floor labor. While there’s no avoiding it, there are strategies that retailers can put into practice to reduce labor spend and keep a better-looking sales floor presentation.
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Is Mobile Disrupting or Enhancing Brick-and-Mortar Retail?

In 2016, Deloitte found digital interactions impacted 56 cents of every dollars spent in brick-and-mortar stores. Today’s digital natives are frequenting stores to purchase but with different expectations. What does that mean for retailers today?
Frictionless Retail Focuses on Shopping

Going Frictionless: Retailers Must Focus on Shopping, Not Buying

Frictionless retail is taking the United Kingdom and global market by storm. It is an effective method for creating great in-store customer shopping experiences that include consumer personalization.
High Street Shops

Is the High Street Experiencing its Epilogue?

Brick-and-mortar retailers on the UK’s high street are suffering. Like a ghost town, thousands of physical locations have been left barren. However, with the right set of adaptations, stores are not doomed in the UK or abroad. Here’s why.
What DudePerfect Teaches Us re Store Specification

What Can Dude Perfect Teach Us About Store Specification?

Store specification through clustering is key in creating optimal service strategies across varying demographic populations. Check out today’s blog post to learn how YouTube sensation Dude Perfect can teach us how to do clustering well.
Retail Differentiation

Sifting Through Retail Differentiation in a Highly Competitive Retail Sandbox

Brand differentiation for brick-and-mortar retailing is transforming. Historically, retailers piecemealed a variation of price, service, assortment and aesthetics to stand out. However, thriving retailers must capitalize on all these things. But how?
Queue Management

What Can Dude Perfect Teach Us About Queue Management?

Today, Logile analyzes YouTube sensation Dude Perfect. Their grocery store stereotype video offers anecdotes around optimal queue management, technological solutions, solution support, queue mathematics and store planning.