Boosting Sales at Boutique Bakeries

Boosting Sales at Boutique Bakeries

Some of the best things in life come in small packages and finding the right packaging supplies for your baked goods will enhance sales and showcase how special the products inside really are.

“Cupcakeries” and boutique bakeries are on trend and can be found in just about every established town and city in the country. According to USA Today, there are over 6,000 boutique bakeries in the United States and so you must find creative ways to entice customers into your store. When it comes to attracting customers, you should not only create stunning sweet treats, but ensure you take special care to package them so that they look irresistible.  Continue reading

What is Retailtainment and Why is it Important?

What is Retailtainment and Why is it Important?

Brick and mortar shops are suffering. Sales are decreasing and more people are shopping online because they don’t have to wait in lines or dodge huge crowds of people. Retailtainment is a new marketing strategy that uses emotion, sounds, and promotions to get customers interested in your products and in the mood to buy.

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How REI’s New Flagship Store Points to Retails Experiential Future

How REI’s New Flagship Store Points to Retails Experiential Future

In an article, Forbes recently compared the retail industry to the Grateful Dead in the 1980s. At that time, a band’s success was rooted in their ability to sell records. Concerts were merely a vehicle for pushing record sales. The Grateful Dead left that model behind; their music was free, and their fans were free to spend on concerts and merchandise. As Forbes says, “They realized that the product wasn’t the album, but the experience.”

In a similar way, retailers who are making an impression and boosting their brand loyalty among customers are those who understand that just pushing product isn’t enough anymore. Instead, customers want an experience, and they want retailers to make an impression that transcends the goods in their shopping carts.

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