It Takes a Village Labor Management Journey

It Takes a Village: Building a Support Team for Your Labor Management Journey

Your retail labor model’s success depends on many factors, including the extended internal and/or external resources of your village. Who is in your village? It depends on your organization’s size, skills and labor model journey maturity!
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Check This Out: Maximizing Throughput With Effective Coaching

The next installment in our front end series is here. We now take it a step further and discuss ways to improve cashier performance to maximize throughput. Manager communication and coaching take center stage!
Scalpel or Machete Adjusting Labor Hours

Machete or Scalpel: Adjusting Labor Hours to Budget and Aligning to Goals

It is a challenge to adjust labor in retail stores and restaurants to meet budgeted objectives. This post explores traditional labor hour adjustment approaches and their problems, especially relating to store scheduling. We also suggest a more efficient, less painful approach!
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Lane Configuration Optimization: Forecasting for the Future

Our retail front end examination continues with a look at how forecast accuracy supports improved throughput, queuing and employee scheduling. Getting it right yields big rewards: reduced shopping time, shrewd labor use choices, and ultimately, a positive impact on sales and profitability.
From gas to grocer convenience stores

From Gas to Grocer: Still a Store, but More

As convenience stores keep evolving, so has their need for enhanced training, communication, food safety, sanitation, employee scheduling and more. Part 2 in our series explores expanded requirements of this increasingly sophisticated and complex retail format.
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From Door to Floor: Making the New Process Stick

In our prior blog post, we discussed basic and practical ways to develop stocking methods that will improve productivity on the sales floor. In this post we discuss what you must do to transition the idea from the drawing board to implementation to lasting practice...
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Gen Z POV: Getting Retail’s Next-Gen Workforce on Board

When companies invest in employee education, training, rewards and work environments, Gen Z delivers the best results. This POV outlines how flexibility, recognition and development potential are key to retaining Gen Z talent!
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Trig’s Completes Rollout of Logile Workforce Management System and Realizes Rapid Results

Trig’s, a premier Wisconsin-based multi-specialty retailer, has completed its multi-banner implementation of Logile forecasting, staffing, scheduling, time and attendance, and reporting software. Trig's investment in Logile solutions has yielded rapid results including increased labor savings, enhanced productivity, and improved scheduling aligned to goals.
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Check This Out: A New Age for Front Ends

Every brick and mortar retailer knows customer experience is paramount. A positive experience can mean increased conversion, basket size and return shopping. A negative experience can lead to sales lost to an already competitive e-commerce market. It should come as no surprise that the front end can make or break a customer’s experience in store. It represents...
Logile Health and Temperature Scanner

Logile Releases Cutting-Edge Touch-Free Health and Temperature Scanning Solution During COVID-19 Crisis

Logile announced the immediate availability of its new touch-free Health & Temperature Scanner (HT Scanner). This fully configurable solution with infrared temperature reading accuracy of 99.7 percent, mask detection, and health risk attestation screening helps organizations protect public safety and their employees and customers.
From Standards to Scheduling Validating Labor Hours

Journey From Standards to Scheduling: Validating Your Labor Hours

Have you considered a full hours validation to ensure your work hours are optimally placed? We outline the steps you need in this critical process to complete the journey to an effective schedule for your store!
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From Door to Floor: Improving Productivity in Stocking

Stocking retail shelves might seem basic, but the interesting part of stocking is what happens before an associate even reaches the aisle. Learn how stocking is really a series of events that that not only fills empty space and but achieves customer satisfaction!