POS

06
SEP
2012

SMS Retail Offers – Driving Purchase Decisions Right Now

More consumers will be seeing messages in retail settings such as “Text 416-449-5555 for 15% off if you purchase in the next hour.”  Mobile phone users are receptive to SMS messaging, in fact, stats show there will be nearly 9 trillion text messages sent this year. SMS texting is... Read More →
05
SEP
2012

QR Codes – Give your Customers the QR Reader App

Consumers are using their smartphones in retail stores. Do you have a way to reach them? QR codes are the quick easy way. QR codes (Quick Response Codes) have been available for quite sometime yet consumer penetration is still limited. There is a lot of product and usage... Read More →
05
SEP
2012

Retailing Trends – UK

This video from TescoMedia highlights many of the instore retailing innovations that Tesco is now using. Tesco is the UK’s leading grocery chain and have operations in banking and mobile phones, however its marketshare in the UK has been slipping. Tesco’s market share fell to... Read More →
05
SEP
2012

How Much Lift Can Your POP give your Brand?

Can Packaging Build Brand Value? While the star of the show is always your individual product packaging, the supporting cast has to be your POP promotional materials.  To sell, your POP must stand out.  Your branding and value proposition has to be good and that means good POP... Read More →
04
SEP
2012

Top 10 Tips for Improving POP Display Campaigns

Want your POP retail display campaigns to soar? It’s time to get creative and discover new strategies to boost your campaign performance. Here are the top ten actions you can take to improve the quality of your materials. Don’t forget to tell us what your top... Read More →
31
AUG
2012

Put your Promotion Dollars as Close to the Consumer as Possible

Is your hard work and expense in advertising just building demand for your product category? That means you’re helping your competitor sell more. Why not make sure your promotion dollars work 100% to build your sales and take sales away from your competitors?  Using POP... Read More →
31
AUG
2012

POP Packaging Design – Stand Out and Give Direction

Are there any areas of POP display design that might give you an advantage over your competitors?  If you’ve been to the retail stores lately, you’ll probably notice the packaging is rather passive. Sure it looks nice and presents the brand well.  Is the purpose of instore... Read More →
30
AUG
2012
Retail Store Shelving

How Good POP Displays Can Save the Day

Brand and product managers have plenty of challenges these days. Retail competition is so intense and it’s difficult to get onto retail shelves and catch shopper’s attention. And when they get their products on store shelves, they feel horror when their products are clumped... Read More →
08
AUG
2012

Which POP Displays are the Best?

You have lots of options when you’re considering your next POP campaign.  There are displays for the shelf, floor, wall, and countertop, and advertising banners/displays on windows, shelves and hanging from the ceiling. Your tough decision: which to use and why? According to... Read More →
01
AUG
2012

Retailing Tips – Improve your Sales in a Flat Economy

The Ontario economy has fared better than most of the US states have yet it has lagged far behind Alberta and Saskatchewan.  2012 has brought some upward momentum yet retailers can’t rely on growing consumer spending to give their business a boost. Retailers need to avoid... Read More →
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