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8th November 2018 Choosing an EPOS System is Getting Harder

According to Martec’s database of worldwide retail software, there are 123 companies offering EPOS solutions to the English speaking world. Most of those are small companies selling ...

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7th November 2018 Top 10 tips for launching elearning programs in your company

Some of these may sound obvious but it is surprising how often they are overlooked. Tell everyone how to access the training (make it easy, give them a link and remind them of ...

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10th October 2018 Sales KPIs in retail part 2

Sales per square foot or metre Space is a valuable and costly asset.  Retailers use a number of methods to help increase returns on their selling space.  These are usually ...

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27th September 2018 New EPOS Where's the Return on Investment

Most retailers are on their second or third generation of EPOS systems and many are gearing up for their fourth. The very early adopters, mostly in the US, deployed IBM’s ...

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20th September 2018 Sales KPIs in Retail part 1

  Sales KPIs are the most commonly used in retail. First of all, we will look at sales vs. last year, sales vs. plan and like-for-like sales. These are used in almost ...

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12th September 2018 Making E Learning More Engaging

Martec offers both e-learning and instructor-led training in retail industry knowledge, retail skills and related topics. One of the comments we get all the time from our clients ...

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7th September 2018 Beware Traffic Statistics

There has been a lot of press recently about declining traffic in stores. If that’s true in your business be careful to interpret your data correctly. It’s easy to leap ...

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7th September 2018 The KPIs that retailers really use

If you are new to retail you will need to know the key performance indicators that companies like yours use to manage company performance. This handy chart summarises the main ones. The ...

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31st August 2018 Achieving the Benefits from Systems Implementation

Many companies insist on a return on investment analysis being prepared to justify a large investment in new systems. However, many companies do not achieve the predicted benefits ...

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29th August 2018 Four tips to make e learning work better

Keep it short and sharp. It’s best to study for a maximum of 30 minutes a day. This helps it sink in and allows you to think about how you apply the knowledge to your job. ...

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