SmallBiz Tip: Claustrophobia Doesn’t Sell

Orangeville, ON (My Corner Office) The future of retail is in open space. Customers don’t want to walk among skyscraper-sized aisles. The more they can see from any aisle, the better they will feel. To understand this point, go stand in one of the aisles in the middle of your store. How much wall can you see? Are your departmental signs visible? If a customer needed a specific item, could they find the correct aisle quickly? How wide are your aisles?

SmallBiz Tip: Motivate Your Staff

Orangeville, ON (My Corner Office) Great retailers encourage their staff to run with new ideas. Then they reward them with bonuses or other incentives and praise. Great retailers know that an employee who treats the business as if it were their own, is worth gold.