Category: retail success

What’s new in Vend: June

We’re ending June with some pretty exciting updates! Here’s what’s new: Square + Vend: Now available in the UK — we’re excited to announce our partnership with Square has extended to the UK. Now, retailers across the UK, USA and Australia can use Square payments to accept any way customers wish to pay in-store, and give shoppers a seamless checkout experience they’ll love. Enjoy a fixed rate regardless of transaction type, and see the money in your bank account within two business days. Find out more.     A single view of all Vend updates — view the latest features, updates, and

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How to Create a Retail Content Marketing Strategy That’ll Help You Succeed

In today’s hyper-saturated retail and media landscapes, it’s essential to stand out from the crowd and from your competition. The best way to do that? By implementing a robust content marketing strategy within your business and being smart about how you put it in front of your (existing and potential) customers. Content marketing has become an integral part of the retail industry. According to the Content Marketing Institute, 86% of B2C marketers are using content marketing as of this year; 90% of the most successful content marketers are “extremely committed” or “very committed” to their strategies; 91% measure content marketing

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7 Fashion-Centric Instagrams for Store Design Inspiration

We’ve entered an interesting time for fashion retailers. Fast-fashion giants like Zara and H&M have earned enormous followings (and mega bucks) with chic clothing, high-profile marketing campaigns featuring well-known models, and, of course, impossibly low prices. So how can small retailers compete? How can they get shoppers to turn away from the ease and convenience of fast fashion? The answer lies in the experience. Entice customers with irresistible in-store design and ambience, and provide them with a sensory experience that colossal retailers like H&M simply can’t offer. But in an age of both information and product overload, it can be

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Give your shoppers the gift of giving gift cards!

Not sure what the next top-selling item is going to be in your store? The answer could be simpler than you think! If you don’t already have gift cards in your store, now’s the perfect time before the holiday rush begins. Gift cards are a no-brainer when it comes to making that extra bit of profit in your retail business. Here’s why 1. They’re a super convenient choice for your shoppers. Especially when it’s holiday time, buying gifts for loved ones can become pretty overwhelming. If a person isn’t a confident shopper or just isn’t sure what to buy someone,

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Vender of the Week: Good Games AU

Who: Good Games Australia What: Games retailer supporting gaming communities across Australia Where: Australia and beyond Can you tell us a little bit about how you got started and what you’re all about? Good Games was founded in 2006 with the first opening of our flagship store: Good Games Sydney Central. 10 years later, we now have 24 Good Games stores across Australia and we’re one of the largest brands of local game stores in Asia-Pacific. Our stores have dedicated gaming environments with all the latest hardware. We host tournaments and events, with extended opening hours to cater to those night-owls

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