Your Reopening Response PlanFast, Flexible Communications Help Associates Keep Customers Safe The mammoth task of reopening your physical stores during a pandemic requires tremendous operational changes which must be communicated to every employee to ensure changes succeed.by mmpVanilla Doesn’t Thrive in Multi-Flavored RetailTraining Melts on a One-size-fits-all Platform A major theme of NRF 2020 was the urgency to empower and invest in front-line retail employees, the pillar of today’s physical stores. This explains the industry’s renewed focus on...by mmpFoundational Tool Empowers Associates To Advocate New TechnologiesThe Idea of ‘If You Build It, Associates Will Figure It Out’ Is Simply a Waste of Time and Money, and Why Most Retail IT Projects Fail. More retailers are opening stores than closing them and are investing in new technologies that help propel their businesses in an evolving industry.by mmpYes, You CAN Buy Time and Reduce Helpdesk Tickets With Instant-on, Non-streaming VideoRelieve IT Pain Points and Bandwidth Headaches While Creating a More Self-sufficient Workforce The need for more store bandwidth seems to escalate daily, with several competing priorities to deliver a variety of platforms, many of which are mission critical. Among your challenges as a store…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Empower Field Managers with Actionable Data For Next-level Sales Associate Training and MentoringHow Field Leaders Can Improve Data Usage to Drive In-store Performance Retail associate cutbacks and high turnover mean fewer on-floor associates available for shopping assistance and, unfortunately, sales personnel often less knowledgeable than the educated consumer seeking them out. Today’s lean…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Hey! Quit Changing The Game!Digital Disruption Requires Retail Leaders to Engage Their Entire Teams About a Fundamental Transformation Welcome to the game of retail leadership on a once-familiar playing field, with new rules and tools for success and new expectations from retail leadership. Afer many decades, great…by Multimedia Plus Inc.How to Create a Continuous, More Cost-Efficient and On-floor “Walmart Associate Training Academy”What appears to work for Walmart may not succeed for others, especially considering the drawbacks of live classroom training Walmart tenaciously adheres to Sam Walton’s insightful rules of retail management success – including his belief that investing in frontline employees results in satisfied,…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Bring Your Own DilemmaBring Your Own DilemmaIndividuals’ Own Devices Help Cut CostsBut Can Compromise Security, Productivity and Consistency Most cost-cutting measures involve a trade-off : You may gain savings in the short-term but lose capabilities and impact for the long haul. Let’s consider Bring Your Own Device for…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Saving the StoreUnleashing the Power of Human Capital This “Saving the Store” series of white papers from The O Alliance, a leader in creating Seamless Circular Commerce, examines how physical store retailers can apply innovative technology solutions to leapfrog competitors in today’s world of digital retail. The…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Death of Omnichannel and Changing Store Model Mean Senior Execs Must Harness Change InitiativesDeath of Omnichannel and Changing Store Model Mean Senior Execs Must Harness Change Initiatives Are Your All-important, Customer-facing Associates Comfortable With Your New Technologies? Here’s How to Find Out.by Multimedia Plus Inc.Throwing Darts With Your Technology Dollars?Use Laser Precision to Improve Store Performance Starting With Your Associates Darts can go anywhere but lasers only go where you aim them. So don’t throw darts with your technology dollars when laser-precision, in-store solutions can expertly target improved performance – starting with your…by Multimedia Plus Inc.You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But When You Apply Knowledge Checks, You Get What You NeedDo Your In-store Associates Have the Breadth of Knowledge To Converse Intimately About Your Brand – Or Are They Just Reading Mobile Prompts? Quiz Them. Score Them. INCITE Them. Pivot On Real-Time Feedback. Win. In-store shopping will never die. The store experience must transform – foremost with…by Multimedia Plus Inc.New Mobile Training Category Advances How Large Companies Educate, Inform and Evaluate Mobile EmployeesThe INCITE App-based Knowledge Tool Marks a Major Shift In Mobile Enterprise Communications And Represents the Future of Professional Development There comes a time when great L&D content should advance to an app for mobile enterprise tablets that can leverage the sophisticated digital power and…by Multimedia Plus Inc.How To Improve Your Most Profitable Channel: Your StoresArm Sales Associates With The Knowledge They Need To Stay Clicks Ahead Of Tech-Savvy, Experience-hungry Consumers There’s No Replacement for Stellar In-store Experiences No omnichannel technology can replace the impact of stellar face-to-face customer experiences provided in stores, where the…by Multimedia Plus Inc.mACP – Advances How Retailers Educate, Inform and Evaluate Their Most Expensive Asset: In-store EmployeesNew Associate Training Category The Internet changed how people shop. Mobile changed how shoppers interact with retailers. Now a nimble and sophisticated new mobile associate communication platform – mACP – is changing how retailers educate, inform and evaluate their most powerful and expensive…by Multimedia Plus Inc.VPs of Stores Take Note: Deloitte Says L&D Needs to Reinvent ItselfDeloitte Says L&D Needs to Reinvent Itself Savvy retailers are focusing on the all-channel customer and brand experience – arming themselves with new chief marketing and experience officer leadership, and more – but their Learning & Development (L&D) functions, especially front-line training, is…by Multimedia Plus Inc.In-Store Technology’s Inflection Point: Invest and Adapt, Or…There’s a Rumbling of Sheer Urgency at the Physical Storefront Isn’t this an interesting time in retail!? New forms of shopping and selling, more choices and competition, smarter consumers and innovative technologies are causing great concern especially for brick- and-mortar retailers. Traffic is…by Multimedia Plus Inc.The ROI of Tablet-based Store Training and CommunicationsMobile App-based training leverages payroll dollars by keeping associates on the sales floor longer – a huge operational advantage. In between customer time, new and established associates stay up-to-date on the latest product, branding, merchandising, workforce and corporate communications – all…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Using Data to Drive In-store KPIs and Customer EngagementUsing Data to Drive In-store KPIs and Customer Engagement As mobile, digitally-savvy consumers continue to browse and buy online, where efficiency rules, they still delight in the unique attribute of a physical store: Well-informed, digitally-enabled sales associates. Retailers who invest in…by Multimedia Plus Inc.10 Best Practices for Driving Enterprise Software Adoption10 Best Practices for Driving Enterprise Software Adoption The world’s gone mobile, and so have innovative learning, content and management performance systems. If you’re like most retail operations executives, the perceived – time and effort of moving enterprise software to the tablet and…by Multimedia Plus Inc.In-Store Sales Associates: Improve KPIs With Real-Time Visibility Into Brand TrainingApp-Based Solutions Promote Increased Associate Engagement And Performance Why do some retailers spend millions on creating digital training programs then neglect the crucial final step – determining which associates actually completed the sales and brand training, and how well? Similarly, they…by Multimedia Plus Inc.In-Store Sales AssociatesIn-Store Sales Associates: The Transformation Into Essential Brand Ambassadors The growth of cross-channel retail has transformed the role of the physical store and particularly its associates – from conventional salespeople to essential brand ambassadors. Today’s consumers enter a store to enhance…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Next-Gen Associate TrainingiPad-Based Videos Boost Employee Productivity And Engagement The iPad is a terrific tool for mobile payments, mobile POS and much more – including infrastructure-free app-based, non-streaming video that moves your training into the future.by Multimedia Plus Inc.How To Improve The Customer Experience With App-Based, On-Floor Associate TrainingHow to improve the Customer experience with app-based, On-Floor associate training At no other time in retail has delivering an excellent, omnichannel customer experience been more crucial to converting and retaining shoppers. In the brick-and-mortar channel, digitally-savvy consumers are entering…by Multimedia Plus Inc.Kate Spade leverages INCITE to drive a customer-first experienceby Multimedia Plus Inc.