ERA Yearbook Often “the rise of digital” can be portrayed as a threatening dark cloud over physical product. It is important to recognise however, the way that considerable digital growth can work alongside physical to build the industry and is still powerful on its own. Physical stores have something that no online retailer can offer … Continue reading Bringing The Box Office to the Shopfloor…instore field marketing
Out of stocks result in loss sales, a couple of options are available for customers when a product is off sale, substitution or non- substitution; both result in losing the sale. So how could a stock audit help with out of stocks or poor sales? The below shows the customers options in each scenario: EMPTY SHELVES … Continue reading How can stock audits help with poor sales?
eXPD8 Central Office has recently added a new function to its umbrella of Retail support services, with the new eXPD8 Fulfilment Room. This newly created space in the office allows us to send out large mail outs that we would previously not have had the facilities to do ourselves. One of our first large scale … Continue reading No one does Fulfilment, like we do Fulfilment
Early Morning (I’m an early riser & like to get ahead of the game!) I start the day with a large strong coffee, then another strong coffee, but who’s counting! – now I’m ready for the day – It’s Monday so all our Field Merchandisers have a busy day ahead, we offer a vast range … Continue reading A day in the life of Regional Manager Karen McMaster
The reaction to the Theatrical release of Warner’s Dunkirk was phenomenal, bringing home more than £56 Million at the UK Box Office and forecasting huge opportunities for video sales. The Home Entertainment launch was scheduled for the 18th December, and although the potential rewards of a triple-A release so close to Christmas were tantalising, the … Continue reading Why was the launch of Dunkirk so successful?
Make up brands spend a huge amount of time and money to bring their products to market. Ensuring the fixture is well maintained and stocked is a massive challenge and can be very hard to get right. Cosmetic fixtures can have very high sku (stock keeping unit) counts with over 200 lines on a planogram … Continue reading How to ensure your beauty products are merchandised to planogram
As part of what we do, clients often ask eXPD8 to manage product ordering. Our clients trust our familiarity with stores and products to make intelligent orders and adjust stock replenishment levels. Our field teams will often think about stock levels as a matter of course when merchandising in store. Thanks to our award-winning tablet … Continue reading Product Ordering, Stock Management & Replenishment