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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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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.

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The Top 10 Foko Retail Blog Posts of 2020

As you charge ahead into the new year, take a minute to look back and check out our most popular retail blog posts of the past year.

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Foko Retail Insights: How 2020 Taught Retail About the Importance of Internal Communications

Many retailers have been unexpectedly thriving throughout the pandemic. The one thing they all had in common: strong internal communications strategies.

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Foko Retail Insights: Visual Merchandising, 2020 Year In Review

Like every facet of retail, visual merchandising was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Here’s how retailers made the best of a bad situation.

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Foko Retail Insights: How Store Operations Changed Due to COVID-19

In our new report, we explain how brands like Five Below, Costco, and Target have not only adapted during the pandemic, but found ways to thrive.

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How to Safely Conduct Store Visits and Audits During COVID-19

We’ve compiled a list of tips, tricks, strategies, and suggestions to help make store visits and audits safer for everyone during this difficult time.

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How to Make Holiday Shopping During COVID-19 Less Stressful

We’ve compiled tips and tricks for retailers on how to get through this unprecedented holiday shopping season safely without (hopefully) any added stress.

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What Retail Employees Hope Will Change After COVID-19

We scoured the news and chatrooms to find out what’s keeping retail’s frontline up at night and what they think should improve at work after the pandemic.

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How to Keep Customers Safe During Black Friday 2020

Black Friday 2020 is going be a lot different because of COVID-19. Here are some ways to keep customers safe in-store during the major shopping holiday.