Are you laying a strong foundation for your store?
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 @ 16:10 PM
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 @ 15:06 PM
In this economy, smart retailers are demanding the best from their wholesale and distribution partners. Who is your wholesaler or distributor? How do they rank against the best? Here's a quick checklist:
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 @ 16:06 PM
With temperatures soaring all over the country, your guests and customers are looking for refreshing treats. We find that our overall ice cream sales go up by 30% to 50% in the summer months -- meaning smart retailers are loading up.
Tue, Oct 12, 2010 @ 12:10 PM
Retailing is both an art and a science -- and many hotel managers have a very good sense of aesthetics from their experience designing and operating hotels. It's the science part that may be elusive.
Tue, Oct 12, 2010 @ 08:10 AM
Let's face it -- we all love going to Sam's, Costco, BJ's and the Wal-mart superstore for personal purchases as well as for some hotel supplies from time-to-time. Products stacked a mile high and new and interesting products make going to the Club Store a real adventure -- a treasure hunt, even.
Mon, Oct 11, 2010 @ 17:10 PM
This is a very common, but painful mistake. Buying Groups, also known as Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are a very well considered concept for purchasing many items for hotels -- including furniture, fixtures and equipment, and in some cases, food service items.
Mon, Oct 04, 2010 @ 21:10 PM
Running a retail business within a hotel is no different from running a retail business outside a hotel. But it differs in many ways from running a hotel.
Mon, Oct 13, 2008 @ 12:10 PM
One of the best places to look for additional dollars look is your retail offering. Whether you have a market, pantry, or gift shop, this is an incredible opportunity to make a few adjustments to your assortment to increase revenue coming out of your retail sales.