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How Grocery Store Resets Differ from Other Retail Resets (And Why It Matters)

  Grocery store resets have much in common with retail store resets, but there are some important differences to be aware of due to the grocery industry’s particular rhythms and needs. Store resets happen with more regularity in grocery than in some other retail categories, making cost of labor and speed (these jobs are typically […]

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Understanding the Retail Planogram

Planograms are retail industry-specific visual diagrams that act as both maps and action plans, usually created by a retailer’s visual merchandising team. (You might also see them referred to as schematics, or POGs.) They’re critical resources for communicating a merchandiser’s vision to the store managers and retail installer teams tasked with bringing it to life […]

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Have You Heard of the Retail Mullet?

Online retail behemoth Amazon recently announced it would begin opening its first brick-and-mortar stores in the interest of going omnichannel, and you can find a great overview of what that’s likely to look like here. But we have to admit, we were really struck by the hairstyle inspiration marketing strategist Eric Feinberg was hit with to […]

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Visual Merchandising Tips for Displays: From Meek to Chic

We know: you just want to create a great retail display. The trouble is, “great” is subjective, and “you’ll know it when you see it” isn’t the best guideline to go on. Whether you’re a small retailer taking on display design out of necessity, or part of a merchandising team, there’s always room for a […]

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Luxury Retail Bounces Back

Luxury Retail Earnings to Double 2016 wasn’t a terribly strong year for global luxury retail growth at just 4% overall, but 2017 is already shaping up to nearly double that growth to 7% by the end of the year. This is definitely welcome news as the greater retail industry continues to grapple with waves of changes in […]

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Now Hiring: Field Leads & Project Managers

Sky Retail Services is hiring! We’re looking to add on qualified candidates for several field lead & project manager positions in Cumming, GA, our headquarters location. We encourage all who are interested to apply regardless of your level of field experience (although that is great to have!), and we are equal opportunity employers. We’re looking […]

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