Seen & Heard: Special Events Help Retailers Drive Traffic

If it’s not back-to-school and dance season, a necessary pointe shoe fitting or the holidays, retailers have to get crafty to keep customers coming back for more. To get business moving along regardless of season and drive store traffic and sales during these “off” times, some retailers stage in-store events—everything from Ladies’ Nights, complete withMore »

Loyalty, Programmed

Retailers reveal the rewards that motivate customers to keep coming back. Every storeowner knows the value of repeat business. Finding and attracting a new customer takes much more work—and many more marketing dollars—than keeping the customers you already have. And existing customers spend more, studies have shown. Loyalty programs are one tool retailers use toMore »