We talk to Cat Socrates owner Hellen Jiang about her experiences using Vend in Singapore, and the story behind her quirky little store.
Big Data. Analytics. Mobile-enabled foot traffic technology. These aren’t just buzz words that people throw around to sound clever (okay, maybe sometimes they are…) but they can actually help you increase engagement and sales. Advancements in Big Data and mobile now let you analyze how people are behaving inside your store, thus giving you [...]
Looking to be more productive, increase sales, and get customers to love you? There’s an app for that.
Do you use an iPad in your business? Then you have to check out Vend’s list of retail apps—a compilation of 20+ iPad apps that can help make retailers’ lives better. We’ve included applications that can streamline just about every aspect of your business, from payments and accounting, to HR and customer service. We even [...]
Want to learn how to send retail newsletters like a boss? Looking for more ways to create a compelling in-store experience? The second installment of our This Week in Retail series has all that and more. Below are our top picks for the most newsworthy and informative articles in the retail industry: 1. Sears and [...]
Celine Rita owner and designer, Celine, shares with us her story of building a fashion boutique from the ground up, and how technology played an important role in her success.
Since launching our new video tour of Vend in January, it’s been watched by more than 65,000 people. Here’s at how we made this video.
At Vend, wanting to help retailers is in our DNA. We’re constantly cooking up ideas to help merchants sell more and serve customers better. So much so that even while watching the Oscars last night, we couldn’t help but think about how retailers can apply some of the Academy’s practices into their business. Below are [...]
One of the best parts of working with retailers all over the world is the opportunity we get to visit new, amazing cities. We’re really looking forward to visiting Brisbane next week to attend the excellent Click Digital Expo. We can’t pass up an opportunity to meet our awesome Brisbane customers – so we’re hosting [...]
This Week in Retail: Protecting your business from hackers, mobile tips for brick-and-mortar stores, and more
Hey Venders! Today we’re launching a new series called This Week in Retail—a compilation of the best news articles and blog posts in the retail industry. We know you’re super busy and you may not have time to scan the headlines or the blogosphere, so we’ve done it for you. Below you’ll find 5 must-read [...]
Miyo Fallshaw, owner of kids’ apparel store Oishi-m, was running a successful but somewhat fragmented business. On top of having a retail store, they also had a wholesale business and an ecommerce site, so managing all their store components – orders, sales, inventory, etc – was pretty darn challenging. “We had to write down everything [...]