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Hardlines vs Softlines: Here’s How They Affect Your Business

While retail inventory is broad - there are multiple types of products across various categories - you can also filter it into two distinct groups. On the one hand, are your hardlines. On the other, are your softlines. Often squared off against each as Hardlines vs Softlines, it’s crucial to approach each differently. Why? Because each has a different effect on your business.

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on May 10, 2019 4:15:00 PM
   
Hardlines vs Softlines: Here’s How They Affect Your Business

While retail inventory is broad - there are multiple types of products across various categories - you can also filter it...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on May 10, 2019 4:15:00 PM
4 Reasons Why Basket Abandonment Happens (And How to Avoid It)

If you were to consider the rate of basket abandonment at physical stores versus online stores, there is no comparison. Most...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on May 9, 2019 4:47:40 PM
Product Spotlight: Must Have Key Performance Indicators For Retail Teams

Key performance indicators. If you work at or run a retail business, not only must you establish them; you also need to...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on May 7, 2019 3:53:55 PM
The Surprising Link Between Time and Attendance and Work Ethic

If you’ve managed a retail team for long enough, you'll know that no-one has a perfect time and attendance record. Every...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on May 3, 2019 3:40:21 PM
The Critical Importance of Project Scoping in Retail

If you are responsible for planning and running projects in your retail business, you’ll undoubtedly come across project...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on Apr 30, 2019 4:45:00 PM
A Beginner’s Guide to Project Planning

Failing to plan is planning to fail. While that’s a well-worn saying, like all clichés, there is an element of truth within...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on Apr 29, 2019 4:45:24 PM
4 Benefits of Using Task Management Software In Your Business

If you want to implement change within your business, it isn’t a good idea to introduce it straightaway. That's asking for...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on Apr 26, 2019 3:43:38 PM
DotActiv’s Task Management Software Boosts Team Accountability. Here’s How:

With DotActiv’s Task Management Software, you can create tasks, give full descriptions of what each job entails and ensure...

Taryn Morton
By Taryn Morton
on Apr 25, 2019 3:23:10 PM
Product Update: Here’s What’s New in DotActiv’s Planogram Software

Since the last official release of a new version of our planogram software in January 2019, the DotActiv IT team has been...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on Apr 18, 2019 4:21:24 PM
FIFO vs FEFO: Which Stock Rotation Method Suits You Best

As far as inventory management best practices go, stock rotation is right near the top. It’s alongside other methods such as...

Darren Gilbert
By Darren Gilbert
on Apr 17, 2019 5:00:00 PM