Which Type of Store Performance Analytics Are Right for You?

By |2020-06-08T12:45:57-04:00June 8, 2020|

A retailer’s own data holds insights on how to best optimize store labor. In order to do this well, store leaders need to identify the right data, organize it, interpret it, and make the best decisions to create the right labor budgets, schedules, and daily action plans.

After the Coronavirus – Where Does Retail Go From Here?

By |2020-05-22T08:40:51-04:00April 1, 2020|

It is likely too early to fully understand the full effects the coronavirus will have on retail as an industry. And, in many ways, this event will divide retail into at least two different categories – essential and non-essential. Read on for key areas to focus on.

Blueday Named a Boston Startup to Watch by Boston Bootcamps

By |2020-03-24T16:03:24-04:00March 20, 2020|

Boston Bootcamps, an online platform that provides tech professionals with the latest information on skill development courses and start-up news, named Blueday one of Boston’s 2020 Startups to Watch. You can read the profile for Blueday and the other winners on their website.

How Finance Can Positively Optimize Store Labor Spend and Drive Sales

By |2020-05-19T11:25:00-04:00January 28, 2020|

Historically, Finance has been seen as an optimizer of store payroll but hasn’t been regarded as a driver of sales in retail organizations. But with the right tools, Finance can transform itself into a positive optimizer of store payroll and a major driver of store sales.

The Secret Sauce to Get the Most Out of The #1 Store Expense: Labor

By |2020-05-19T12:13:17-04:00December 9, 2019|

Brick and mortar stores remain a very important part of retail, as over 90% of shoppers research products online and 70% prefer to buy in-store. There are numerous combinations of products, shoppers, and circumstances that make it the preferred point of purchase.

The Art and Science of the Perfect Retail Schedule

By |2020-03-24T15:45:48-04:00November 25, 2019|

Opening a blank template for the upcoming store schedule can fill a store manager with dread. The perfect schedule is key to a store’s success. Yet the best tool store managers often use to fill shifts is the copy and paste function in Excel or static scheduling platforms.