Retail Holiday Preparation Tips
Are you doing everything you can to maximize your holiday retail sales? You should be. Here are 15 simple tips for booting retail sales this holiday season.
Make sure that your website is mobile ready.
Set a goal of what you would like to achieve
Consider non see-through bags for holiday safety of your customers.
Be aware of what hours, specials, new offerings/services, your competitors have introduced
Create strategies to effectively compete with competitors
Create pre-wrap program for fast moving items
Create gift selections within certain price points (gifts under $25, $10 etc.)
Create add-on sale opportunities near POS
Make sure to clearly distinguish new arrivals
Have plenty of inventory ready and accessible
Create Visual Holiday Displays to get people in the buying spirit
Consider “Gift with Purchase” for certain items
Create mailer with specials and gift ideas. (Remember to put date of promotion start and end.)
Be sure to not let your customer service standards suffer.