Managing Your Team Through Difficult Times

Being a team leader can be both rewarding and challenging, even for the most experienced managers. Dealing with schedules, conflicts and each employee’s personal situation can make the job feel tough. However, there are also some amazing things that come along with people managing like being able to positively influence people, give recognition for hard…

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Cross Merchandising

Cross merchandising is a way to create interest in products that are related but would normally not be displayed together. An example is to add Safety Buckets in close proximity to the Shingle Eater display (see image 1). Or tools used to clean up the work site worked into the Shingle Eater product display (see…

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Merchandising Techniques

The basic premise of merchandising is to create interest in products and entice customers to purchase.   Effective merchandising uses product design, selection and pricing to create demand that results in increased sales. The layout of your store and how the product selection is organized is the foundation of a merchandising plan. The goal of an…

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