There’s no doubt that retail sales is one of the most widespread employment choices. It also happens to be among the most competitive. That competition happens between retailers and various brands. It’s also present between locations of the same chain. it even exists between team members in the same store.
Developing and maintaining a cohesive team in the face of competition is essential to success. That’s why management must make a committed and intentional effort to foster a team environment.
While holiday shopping might look a bit different this year, research indicates that retail spending will rise 1% to 1.5% between November and January. As more customers return to in-store shopping, they’ll have plenty to be excited about when it comes to the latest computers powered by Intel.
With the recent release of 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and the Intel® Evo™ platform, your associates will have sleek new laptop designs to showcase to customers.
If you’ve heard different interpretations of employee engagement, don’t feel alone. It can mean many things to many people. Some may say it focuses on how committed employees are to the mission and goals of the company. Others may cite how satisfied employees are with their work. There are plenty of other definitions in between.
Whatever your working definition of employee engagement, one thing is clear: if employees are not engaged, it’s time to make some changes.
According to some sources, the computer gaming market could reach $45.5 billion in 2021. Gaming customers range from the casual to the fanatical. Their varying needs offer your sales associates plenty of opportunities to recommend the perfect computer.
We’re in the midst of Back-to-School sales season and the Holiday season will be here before you know it. That’s why Intel® Gamer Days is perfectly timed.
While the school year might look a bit different when it begins in a few weeks, students still need stock up on necessary supplies. The back-to-school timeframe is one of the top sales seasons for almost any retailer and many states offer tax-free holidays on popular school necessities.
This year, sixteen states will forgo collecting sales tax on specific items for a certain number of days prior to the start of the school year. If your store is in one of the states which includes computers and other technology-related products on their list of eligible items, it can help add to your revenue stream.
Microlearning continues to be a growing approach to retail training. This content delivery approach allows staff members and sales associates to learn at their own pace with training exercises and activities that can be completed in a short amount of time.
By breaking up training into convenient, bite-sized packages, microlearning allows your sales staff to quickly increase their knowledge about your products and services.
COVID-19 has thrust much of the world into a new way of life. New normals exist for how we live, work, socialize, exercise, and more. One sector that has been heavily impacted is education. Almost all levels of education have moved from in-class to online-only learning models.
The change happened quickly and, in many locations, with little to no warning. Many students thought they were leaving for spring break, only to find out they would finish out the school year remote learning from home.
Intel recently announced the release of the 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series mobile processors. This new lineup allows gamers and creators to enjoy desktop-caliber performance anywhere they go.
Up and down the stack, there is a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series processor to address the needs of different levels of gamers and creators. Whether they simply want to stream and play the latest AAA games or they want to experience peak gaming performance, the H-series processors fit the bill.
The option of working remotely has increased over the last few years. Businesses are offering work from home (WFH) possibilities as part of their packages and prospective employees are requesting it as an option as part of their terms of employment.
For those who are new to working from home, they can suddenly find their existing technology doesn’t accommodate the additional software or workload required. From home internet bandwidth issues to older PCs not capable of handling today’s security and productivity tools, customers are searching for the right products to help.
Not that long ago, there was much talk about the certain demise of brick-and-mortar retail. There is no denying that traditional retail has taken a hit; nevertheless, the majority of shoppers continue to prefer shopping in stores versus online.
The State of Brick & Mortar Retail Report from ServiceChannel details several factors that keep customers coming back for more and what makes them one-and-done shoppers to your store.