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The Profitable Retailer: 10 Essential Retail Metrics - and 5 More to ...

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 10.10.2019
  • Blog
Your brand has great products. Your employees provide outstanding service. Your customers come back for repeat business. You’re profitable - or so you think. You’ll never really know if you’re profitable unless you have the right measurements. In addition to traditional measurements, new ...


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Everything Grocers Need to Know About Plastic Bag Ban and Fee ...

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 10.03.2019
  • Blog
Plastic bags have been a staple of the American consumer since they were introduced into the grocery industry in the early 1980’s, with Kroger and Safeway first distributing them in 1982. Since then, they have become commonplace, with Americans using over 100 billion plastic bags per year, or about ...


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Measuring Restaurant Performance: 10 Essential Restaurant Metrics

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 09.26.2019
  • Blog
What is your restaurant data telling you? Today, we have access to more data than ever before.  Customer data. Performance data. Operational data.  As a restaurant operator, there’s certain data that you need to track in order to understand how your restaurant or chain is performing.  Below are 10 ...


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How Retailers can Uncover Operational Shrink Impacting Profit Margins

  • Eric Miller
  • 08.29.2019
  • Blog
Operational shrink, including losses caused by systemic issues and poor promotion execution, is more common and costly than fraud. However, many loss prevention solutions are unable to identify these hidden issues, and as a result, retailers do not realize the full extent of losses taking place ...


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Agilence Receives Strategic Growth Financing From Accel-KKR Credit ...

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 08.20.2019
  • Blog
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., August 20, 2019 (Newswire.com) - ​​​​Agilence, Inc., the leading provider of data analytics & reporting solutions to the retail and restaurant industries, today announced a debt investment from Accel-KKR Credit Partners, a fund managed by leading, technology-focused investment ...


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Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Data Analytics

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 08.15.2019
  • Blog
Most companies are incredibly attentive to the hard costs of a data analytics & reporting investment, i.e., per-user license fees, staffing/training needs, product support costs, etc., but many business leaders often fail to consider secondary expenses or resource dependencies. With a solution as ...


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Improving Drive-Thru Speed of Service

  • Patrick McPartlin
  • 08.08.2019
  • Blog
In the fast casual and quick service restaurant industries, finding ways to increase your restaurant’s speed of service while also providing quality service may seem like a never ending goal. The emphasis on its importance however, is for good reason. Speed of service plays a large part in the ...


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Tips for Creating an Enterprise-Wide Data Strategy

  • Derek Rodner
  • 07.25.2019
  • Blog
A business’ performance and competitive capacity depends largely on how successful they are in managing their data. Having a data strategy which encompasses how data is handled at each and every point of interaction helps to provide assurance that all data being used to make important business ...


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Is your Convenience Store Reaping the Benefits of a Strong Summer?

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 07.18.2019
  • Blog
Unlike the winter months when people tend to avoid leaving their homes, summer is the time to travel. This summer, gas prices are low giving people a reason to hop in their car for long road trips or a short weekend beach getaway. In the summer, C-stores become more than just a fuel stop but the ...


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How to Spot and Stop Retail Employee Theft

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 07.11.2019
  • Blog
Unfortunately, there’s no denying that employee theft is a reality of retail operations.  Employee theft, also known as internal theft, occurs when employees steal from the organization where they’re employed.  According to the 2018 National Retail Security Survey, approximately 33.2% of inventory ...


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