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From Gas to Grocer: The Past, Present and Future of the Convenience Store Format

Convenience stores in the U.S. and U.K. have evolved, increasing their range of offers, store size and adapting to local customer demands. In this series, we explore the C-store format and interesting operational and food safety challenges.
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Managing Change: Communication Is the Key

Communication is truly the key to successful change management. Taking the right steps to analyze, plan and communicate will help ensure that your new retail program or process is a success!
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Booths Selects Logile’s Store Planning and Workforce Management Suite to Optimize Labor and Improve the Customer Experience

Booths, premier Northern England supermarket chain, selected Logile store planning and workforce management solutions and engineered labor standards. Booths will implement the software in its retail stores, petrol stations, warehouses and corporate office. This selection represents a key strategic technological milestone for Booths and Logile’s first U.K.-based customer.
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Gen Z POV: In-the-Trenches Insights From Retail’s Next-Gen Workforce

This Gen Z POV provides first-hand insights into what makes Gen Z tick from the perspective of retail’s next-gen workforce. Check out opportunities retailers should consider to benefit all employees!
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Not Business as Usual: Retail Labor Planning as the Nation Reopens

Amid the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, forecasting labor, scheduling and communication remain important to grocery retailers. Shopping time of day, trends and average order sizes have and will continue to shift as the nation reopens. Here are key considerations.
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Food Safety in Retail Stores: COVID-19 Implications and Beyond

These transformative times are driving many changes: food safety in retail stores is one. We explore what you need to know!
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Deeper Dive: How to Drive Incremental Retail Sales Through Better Scheduling

Get further detail on how your workforce management system can be a retail sales-building tool to properly align labor coverage with customer traffic demand. Doing so will increase sales, which is what it’s all about!
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Making the Case: Employee Scheduling as a Sales Enablement Tool

How can automated employee scheduling features lead directly to increased retail sales? Read on to learn the often overlooked but impactful benefit of using a workforce management scheduling application as a sales enablement tool.
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COVID-19: How a Pandemic Led to an eLearning Demand

While eLearning always has its value, it has proven particularly useful and timely amid the pandemic. In retail, grocery retailers are using it to quickly onboard associates, teach new processes, and update skills.
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Dollars and Sense: Focus on Existing Customers to Increase Your Sales per Customer and Sales per Item

Helping shoppers meet their needs and wants results in happy customers and improved sales. Learn key actions retailers can take to positively impact sales per customer and sales per item.
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Dollars and Sense: Key Performance Indicators – Sales Per Item and Sales Per Customer

Measuring and understanding store performance is critical. Learn the importance and power of sales per customer and sales per item; two key but sometimes overlooked metrics that should be on your radar and reporting!
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COVID-19 and Lessons in Associate Communications

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of effective information dissemination. Consider these lessons and build a retail associate communication infrastructure that serves both everyday and emergency communication needs. Gain interactive digital communication between your company and associates during all conditions and operational circumstances!