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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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5 Brick and Mortar Retailers Who Thrived in 2020

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to boosting sales during a pandemic, but here’s how five retailers found success over the past year.

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Tips and Strategies for Effective Internal Communication in Retail

If you’re only communicating with stores over email, you’re doing it wrong. Effective communication in retail starts at HQ. Here’s what to do.

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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.

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How to Manage Generation Z: What Retailers Need to Know

Retailers often wonder, how do you manage Generation Z in the workplace? And what do they want out of their jobs? Here are 5 things you need to know.

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7 Scary Good Halloween Window Display Ideas for 2020

Looking for some inspiration? Get inspired by these frightening and festive Halloween window display ideas from retailers and brands around the world.