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Darren Gilbert

Darren Gilbert

With over 10 years of writing and marketing experience, Darren joined DotActiv in 2017 as a content writer where he was responsible for producing blogs, Ebooks and more. He has since worked himself up to the role of content manager, where he oversees all and any content produced by the company.

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DotActiv Helps Food Lover's Market With Flagship Store Opening in Eastern Cape

By | on 24, Nov 2020 |   Flagship Store

At the beginning of 2020, Food Lover’s Market announced that it was planning to open a new flagship store in Eastern Cape. Situated at the Moffett Retail Park in Port Elizabeth, the store opened in No[...]

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[Free Ebook] Why You Should Consider Planogram Outsourcing

By | on 13, Oct 2020 |   Category Management Services

There is no argument that a data-driven planogram is vital for your success as a retailer. After all, it is a fundamental space management tool. And with them, you can improve your shelf space efficie[...]

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COVID-19 and Retail: What Role Can Assortment Planning Play?

By | on 08, Sep 2020 |   COVID-19 and Retail

The World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March 2020. That resulted in panic buying, and many were afraid to go shopping. It also led to significant fluctuations in consumer demand[...]

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Why Role-Based Access Control Is Good For Business

By | on 13, Jul 2020 |   Team Management Software

Every employee in your retail business has a specific role they fulfil. Of course, in some instances, the functions one person performs in one department can overlap with another. When that happens, t[...]

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Why Store Compliance Matters

By | on 30, Jun 2020 |   Team Management Software

If you are a retailer who wants to meet the needs of your customers head-on, you need to ensure that your store is fully compliant. It must meet the correct standards. Of course, this isn’t so much ab[...]

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[Free Ebook] Responding to Changes in Consumer Demand

By | on 26, Jun 2020 |   COVID-19 and Retail

The world is currently dealing with a pandemic unlike one it has ever seen before. At least not in the last 100 years. COVID-19 or Coronavirus has changed how we live and work. If you’re a retailer, i[...]

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Why Digital Onboarding Of New Employees Makes Sense

By | on 29, May 2020 |   Team Management Software

How you onboard a new employee impacts your business’ success. Just consider a study conducted by the SHRM Foundation. Half of all hourly workers leave new jobs within the first 120 days. Meanwhile, 6[...]

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5 Project Management Principles To Help Your Execute Any Project

By | on 15, May 2020 |   Team Management Software

The success of a project depends on a few key aspects. According to a 2017 study cited in Project Feasibility: Tools for Uncovering Points of Vulnerability by Olivier Mesly, these key aspects are ofte[...]

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Product Spotlight: How To Use Activ8's Online Document Management System

By | on 30, Apr 2020 |   Team Management Software

In the past, when organising any business documentation, the obvious method was to use some form of a filing cabinet. Of course, technology has since evolved so that it’s now increasingly necessary to[...]

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5 Features Every Checklist Template Should Have

By | on 29, Apr 2020 |   Team Management Software

There are many good reasons to use a checklist template for your work tasks. The obvious benefit is that it sets everything out in a clear, straightforward manner. Everyone involved understands what t[...]

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