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Retail worker holding a tablet while conducting a store audit

How to Write and Conduct a Store Visit Report

Store visits and audits are necessary for assessing the effectiveness of your stores. Here’s how to properly create and conduct one.

Corporate retail employee working from home on a laptop during the COVID-19 pandemic

Opinion: Navigating Corporate Retail’s Return to Work Requires Flexibility

Foko Retail’s Director of Customer Success discusses the pros and cons of remote work and whether or not now is the right time to go back to the office.

Store associate spring cleaning

Tidying Up: Spring Cleaning Tips for Retail Stores

Spring cleaning is a great opportunity for retailers to reset and refresh. Here are some tips to make the process as organized, useful, and fun as possible.

Young female retail professional reaching for a book on retail management in a library

10 Books Every Retail Leader Should Read

Whether you’re looking for the best books on retail strategy, retail management, or just looking for something to read, these books are bound to inspire.

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How to Identify Store-Level Inefficiencies in Retail

Learn techniques to identify store-level inefficiencies and time-wasting tasks that are preventing your stores from reaching their potential.

Apparel store manager holding a tablet while staring at store operations software on his computer

How to Improve Store Operations [2021 Guide]

In our latest guide, we show you how to accomplish more in-store and hold teams accountable during this difficult time.

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Learn How to Improve Retail Operations In Our New E-Book

In our latest e-book, we’ll show you how to improve retail operations by walking you through solutions to common in-store problems.

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Learn why Diesel ditched their in-house solution and began using Foko Retail in 2016 to collect photos from stores and provide feedback.

Retail employee holding a reward for working hard during COVID-19

Cost-Effective Incentive Ideas for Retail Staff During COVID-19

Times are tough. Here’s how to motivate and engage frontline employees with meaningful incentive ideas for retail staff to make the pandemic a bit easier on everyone.

Store manager training an associate to improve employee retention in retail

5 Ways to Boost Employee Retention in Retail When You’re on a Budget

Want to retain more store employees without breaking the bank? Try these employee retention strategies designed to shift mindsets and keep staff engaged at work.